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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.

2015 Hiking, Camping and Boating Guide (PDF, 4.19 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.