The Best Camping in Comox-Strathcona D

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Top camping spots in and near Comox-Strathcona D

  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Hike through Marble Meadows to the Wheaton Hut

    11.8 mi / 4593.2 ft gain
    Though the Meadows can be reached by an alternate (very long) route not requiring a boat, the standard access is had by crossing Buttle Lake from the Augerpoint Day Area parking lot on the Buttle Lake Parkway (turn south towards the Westmin mine at the Buttle Lake bridge, just before the provinci...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Hike to Flower Ridge

    20 mi / 5445 ft gain
    With a name like Flower Ridge, who wouldn't want to add this hike to their bucket list?The Flower Ridge trailhead is located approximately 26kms down the Buttle Lake Parkway, towards Westmin Mine, in Strathcona Provincial Park. A classic Island alpine approach, you will be more than warmed up af...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Camp at Arnica Lake

    7.5 mi / 2624.7 ft gain
    The hike starts at the Westmin mine parking lot, located 2 hours north of Courtenay. To find the start of the trail you need to walk 50 metres down a dirt road from the parking area. You will see a sign for Phillips ridge, which marks the start of your journey.The trail starts in a relatively fl...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Summit The Golden Hinde

    5.0
    40.4 mi / 5987.5 ft gain
    As Vancouver Island's highest peak, the Golden Hinde is an obvious draw for coastal climbers. Its gravitational pull, however, requires a commitment, given this crown jewel of the Island Alpine is also one of its most remote, and gains more elevation than from Base Camp to Everest's summit.Winter...
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  • Comox-Strathcona C, British Columbia

    Hike to Cruikshank Canyon Lookout

    5.0
    12.4 mi / 2854.3 ft gain
    Travelling through pristine sub-alpine terrain, and past endless crystal clear lakes, the trail to the lookout is loaded with awesome scenery. The icing on the cake is reaching the Canyon and enjoying lunch at the lookout, complete with Whiskey Jacks and 180 degree mountain and valley views. If...
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  • Comox-Strathcona C, British Columbia

    Backpack to Circlet Lake Campground

    13.9 mi / 2664 ft gain
    If you are looking for a beautiful, stress-free campground nestled in the mountains far from the city but within a morning's drive and a day's walking distance, suitable for the whole family and offers tons of activities, Circlet Lake is the right choice for you. It features an alpine lake that i...
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  • Comox-Strathcona C, British Columbia

    Hike to Lake Helen Mackenzie

    5 mi / 229.7 ft gain
    The trail head starts at the Raven Lodge parking lot on Nordic Drive. Once at the trail head, follow the trail and turn right on the Hellen Mackenzie/ Battleship Lake trail loop. This boardwalk/ dirt trail will take you around beautiful meadows filled with blueberries (in the fall season), stream...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Climb Mt. Septimus via the X-Gully

    16.8 mi / 5905.5 ft gain
    Mt Septimus lies deep within the beautiful and untouched Strathcona Park on Vancouver Island. The route takes you high into the alpine where you will cross glacial fed lakes amongst large peaks and thick forest. To climb Mt Septimus the route you will be taking is the X-Gully route, a steep snow ...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Hike to Cream Lake, BC

    12.4 mi / 1312.3 ft gain
    The hike to Cream Lake starts at the trailhead for the Bedwell Lake trail, which you can find directions to here.From Bedwell Lake the trail to Cream Lake heads Eastward from the campground (past the outhouse), and begins climbing steadily. Shortly you will reach a waterfall with the trail climb...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Hike to Baby Bedwell & Bedwell Lake

    5.0
    7.5 mi / 2132.5 ft gain
    Driving: From Campbell River, take Highway 28 West to the bridge over Upper Campbell Lake/Buttle Lake. Do not cross the bridge, but take the road down the East side of Buttle Lake. Follow Buttle Lake road south to Jim Mitchell Lake road which is on the left just after the Thelwood Creek Bridge. ...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Hike Vancouver Island's King's Peak

    5.0
    9.3 mi / 5905.5 ft gain
    Our trip, as pictured, was completed as a single-day trail run / hustle. The climb is typically done, however, as a weekend trip with a camp either in the lower meadow, along the ridge leading to the Queen's Face or in the upper cirque.As for climbs in the Island Alpine, for detailed route descri...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Hike to Landslide Lake

    16.2 mi / 1968.5 ft gain
    The Elk River Trail is one of the most popular destinations in Strathcona Provincial Park and for good reason.  Not only is this one of the only trails in the Park that doesn't go 'straight up' a mountain, but it also takes you to one of the most beautiful spots on all of Vancouver Island.  The E...
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  • Black Creek, British Columbia

    Camp at Seaview Game Farm and Paddle the Strait of Georgia

    Seaview Game Farm, located on Vancouver Island between Courtenay and Campbell River is a prime jumping off point to paddle the Strait of Georgia and check out some of the best beaches the coast has to offer.  Located right on the beachfront, Seaview offers camping at RV sites but, for the best ex...
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  • Heriot Bay, British Columbia

    Canoe the Sayward Lakes Loop

    Sayward Lakes Canoe Route This is an easy canoe route through a series of lakes west of Campbell River on Vancouver Island BC. It is ideal for beginner or intermediate level trippers, providing a good multi-day trip through a mix of remote lakes and lakes with serviced campsites. The trip feature...
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  • Fanny Bay, British Columbia

    Canoe Great Central Lake and Hike to Della Falls and Love Lake

    80.8 mi / 1148.3 ft gain
    To get the the Della Falls trail head in Strathcona Park, you must cross Great Central Lake. This is a 45 km journey via either canoe, kayak, or speedboat. We chose to canoe, and it took approximately 9 steady hours. We parked our vehicles just on the edge of Central Lake Road across from Great C...
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  • Denman Island, British Columbia

    Explore Fillongley Provincial Park

    4.0
    1.6 mi / 60 ft gain
    Fillongley Park is located on Denman Island. To get there take the Denman Island Ferry from Buckley Bay, off Hwy #19A on central Vancouver Island. Take the Buckley Bay exit #101 from Hwy #19A. Once on the island, follow Denman Road to Swan Road. Turn left on Swan Road, then right on Beadnell Road...
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