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Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada

Back Country Camping

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About the Campgrounds

At back country campsites in Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, you will find:

  • Tent pad, platform or open field
  • Pit or composting toilets
  • Picnic table (all sites except James Bay)
  • Beach access
  • Hiking trails


There are no garbage facilities. Please pack out what you bring in.

Download the 2014 Hiking, Camping and Boating Guide (PDF, 1.62 MB) to plan your back country adventure.


Policies: Back Country Camping
Maximum Length of Stay 14 nights
Quiet Hours 10:00pm to 8:00am
Fires Campfires are prohibited in back country campgrounds, including below high tide marks. Gas stoves should be used for all cooking.
Alcohol Moderate alcohol consumption is permitted on a registered campsite.
Pets Pets must be kept on leash at all times.

Click here for rules that apply throughout the park.

General Inquiries

For more information, call 1-250-654-4000 or 1-866-944-1744 or email us.