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Smelt Bay Provincial Park

Number of Sites: 24

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The campground features multi-tiered sites with tent pads located in private locations and a beautiful communal cook shelter. This campground is a fantastic destination for tenters and small RVs. The day use area features a sand and pebble beach that is good for marine exploration at low tide. Reservations are recommended in the peak season. This park in 100% reservable and reservations are strongly recommended. this park offers an overflow camping area. Park Size: 16 hectares

Operating Season

early-May through early-October

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Cortes Island , BC
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Amenities

Biking Available

Biking Available

Dog Friendly

Dog Friendly

Hiking Available

Hiking Available

Mountain Biking Available

Mountain Biking Available

Pit Toilets

Pit Toilets

RV Sites Available

RV Sites Available

Swimming Available

Swimming Available

Tent Sites Available

Tent Sites Available

Water Available On Site

Water Available On Site

Directions

Smelt Bay is located on the southwest side of Cortes Island, 15 km south of the Whaletown Ferry Terminal on Sutil Point Road. This park is accessible by boat and by car via a ferry from Campbell River on central Vancouver Island to Quadra Island(approx 15 minutes), then by another ferry from Quadra Island (Heriot Bay) to Cortes Island (Whaletown), approximately 45 minutes. Once on Cortes, follow signs to the park.