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While the official 2021 camping season is still a few months away, people living in BC will soon be able to reserve campsites in provincial parks two months in advance of their arrival date.

The Discover Camping reservation service opens March 8th.

“We are all looking forward to another summer of camping and outdoor recreation in B.C., and while public health concerns and advice remain, we are asking people to pick a campground as close to home as possible to avoid long road trips and non-essential travel,” said George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy.

While COVID-19 still affects the province, and travel is limited, this year’s camping season is expected to be busy, according to the BC government.

Therefore, reservations can be made no further than two months out from the arrival.
So, if you are looking to make a reservation for August, you will have to book it in May.

On July 8th, people living in other provinces can reserve campsites for the remainder of the season.

Reservations can be made online at

Of the 10,700 campsites BC Parks manages, approximately 55% are reservable and 45% remain available on a first come, first served basis.

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