Big Rock Campground

Big Rock Campground

Big Rock Campground is a serene and family-friendly camping destination, perfect for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Surrounded by lush forests and situated along the Campbell River, this campground provides an ideal base for outdoor adventures and exploring the beautiful Vancouver Island.

Key Features and Activities:

  1. Camping: The campground offers a variety of camping options, including tent sites, RV sites with full hookups, and cozy cabins. It’s suitable for both tent campers and RV enthusiasts, with spacious and well-maintained sites.
  2. Riverfront Access: One of the highlights of Big Rock Campground is its direct access to the Campbell River. You can fish, swim, or simply relax by the riverbank while enjoying the peaceful ambiance.
  3. Hiking and Biking: Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the nearby hiking and biking trails that wind through the surrounding forests. These trails offer opportunities for wildlife observation and exploration.
  4. Wildlife Viewing: Keep an eye out for local wildlife, including eagles, salmon, and possibly even black bears, as the area is known for its rich biodiversity.
  5. Campfire and Picnic Areas: Gather around the campfire and enjoy a classic camping experience. Picnic areas are also available for enjoying meals amidst nature.
  6. Boating and Water Sports: Campbell River is famous for its excellent boating and kayaking opportunities. You can rent watercraft or bring your own to explore the coastline and nearby islands.


  • Clean restrooms and showers.
  • Laundry facilities.
  • On-site convenience store for camping essentials.
  • Wi-Fi access (availability may vary).

Hours and Reservations: The campground operates seasonally, typically from spring to fall. It is advisable to make reservations in advance, especially during the peak summer months, to secure your campsite or cabin. Check the campground’s official website for specific opening dates and availability.

Note: Be sure to check with the campground for their current rates, policies, and any COVID-19 related guidelines or restrictions that may be in place during your visit. Enjoy your camping adventure at Big Rock Campground in Campbell River, where nature and relaxation await!

1020 S Island Hwy, Campbell River, BC V9W 1B3

 (250) 923-4211