Experience Revelstoke's wild spaces.
Camping is a perfect way to set up a base for adventure in Revelstoke, and we have a ton of options for you to choose from. Whether you want to glamp, bring your RV, or sleep in a tent, Revelstoke has got something to suit your needs.
With a sanidump and plenty of great shops to stock up on gear, you’ll easily find all the equipment to make your camping trip a success. When booking your camping trip, make sure to book direct for the best rates and to help support our local accommodation providers.
Full Service camping.
If you’re traveling with an RV or trailer and want to be fully hooked up, there are a number of great campgrounds for you, most with pull-through sites available. Many of these sites have unserviced options as well; the best way to learn about the amenities of each site is to check their website!
The Revelstoke Campground is a great option to meet your needs. There are a variety of sites available and all the amenities you might want to make your Revelstoke vacation as easy and fun as possible - a playground, a pool (currently closed due to Covid-19), treed sites, and hookups.
The Lamplighter Campground is one of the closest to downtown Revelstoke, just a quick bike ride or walk away from the vibrant Mackenzie Ave. Its park-like setting is tranquil and convenient. Serviced sites are available.
The Smokey Bear Campground is just 5 kms west of Revelstoke, and has 30 full service sites which include power, water, sewer, cable, and internet. All season laundry and washroom services are also available.
Williamson Lake Campground has a number of lakeside sites, a mini golf course, and a great family feel. With 15 and 30 amp service, fire pits, and wifi, you can make it your home base for a while.
Boulder Mountain Resort has a mix of full service and electric only sites, so you can choose what works best for you. It’s a short hop from town next to a lovely creek. Amenities include laundry and a hot tub.
Canyon Creek Hot Springs is located in Albert Canyon, between Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks, about 25 minutes from Revelstoke. You can camp and take advantage of the mineral hot pools on site. Serviced and unserviced sites are available.
Just 30 minutes west of Revelstoke, Crazy Creek Hot Springs offers rustic forest sites, RV sites, and deluxe pull through sites. There are hot pools on site as well as a suspension bridge, trails, a bike track, and a playground.
There are three nearby national park campgrounds, two in Glacier National Park and one in Mount Revelstoke National Park. There are also several provincial recreation sites and three nearby provincial park campsites. Reservations are recommended for the provincial and national park sites.
The nearest to town is the Snowforest Campground in Mount Revelstoke National Park. It is brand new and the facilities are fantastic. A quiet, wooded setting makes it a great natural escape, and it’s only a 2 km walk from downtown Revelstoke!
In Glacier National Park, the Loop Brook and Illecillewaet campgrounds offer wooded sites surrounded by breathtaking mountain scenery. Both sites are approximately a 45 minute drive from Revelstoke, but there are incredible hiking opportunities right at your doorstep.
Martha Creek Provincial Park is located north of town on tranquil Lake Revelstoke. Enjoy the lake and check out the creeks and waterfalls in the area.
Blanket Creek Provincial Park is located where the Columbia River slows and turns into Upper Arrow Lake. This campground is the largest and has the most amenities of the nearby provincial park campgrounds. There is a lovely fresh water swimming lagoon and a short trail to spectacular Sutherland Falls.
Arrow Lakes Provincial Park - Shelter Bay offers spectacular views of the lake and the surrounding towering mountains. The park has a cement boat launch and swimming beach.
There are a number of recreation sites located nearby. Begbie Falls Recreation Site is located 15 minutes from town, situated within our Mount Macpherson trail network. North of town and along the shores of Lake Revelstoke are Carnes Creek, Wadey Creek, and Downie Creek. These sites are quite rustic and are not reservable.
If you want to experience the great outdoors in Revelstoke but you don’t have your own camping gear, Revelstoke has great glamping options for you.
Boulder Mountain Resort has gorgeous canvas tents that are well covered so you are protected from weather. The Canadiana decor in the cabins is sure to make you feel cozy and at home while you’re here. Enjoy your coffee on a private front porch in front of your tent.
Mount Revelstoke National Park’s Snowforest Campground has cute MicrOcube cabins that serve as a great base for adventure in Revelstoke and its national parks.
At Williamson Lake Campground, you’ll feel dome sweet dome in their very cool geodesic domes. Located right on one of Revelstoke’s warmest lakes, Williamson Lake Campground is a perfect spot for your camping experience.
If you are an experienced hiker and you want to get a true backcountry camping experience, there are a number of great options in our neighbouring national parks or recreation sites.
Mount Revelstoke National Park has two great options by the stunning Jade Lakes or Eva Lake. These are both bookable online in advance and are equipped with tent pads, outhouses, and bear lockers.
Glacier National Park has two backcountry camping options: Sir Donald and Hermit Meadows. Hemit Meadows is reservable in advance.
One of the most popular backcountry campsites near Revelstoke is in the meadows below the summit of Mount Begbie. It's a three pad site that requires a gruelling ascent!
Outfitting and Suppliers.
Revelstoke has all of the services you need to ensure that your camping trip is a success.
For food, check out our “Eat In” listings.
Revelstoke’s sanidump is located at 1625 Powerhouse Rd and is open 24 hours.
Follow the revy rules.
BC requires proof of vaccination for people 12 and older to access some events, services, and businesses. There are currently additional Provincial Health Orders in place in the Interior Health Region:
- Everyone 12 years of age and older must wear a mask in all public indoor spaces
- Personal Gatherings: Outdoor personal gatherings are limited to no more than 50 people. Indoor personal gatherings are limited to five guests or one other household
- Organized Events With Proof of Full Vaccination (two doses): indoor organized events can have a capacity of 50 people or 50% of a venue’s capacity (whichever is greater). Outdoor-organized events can have a capacity of 5,000 people or 50% of a venue’s capacity (whichever is greater).
- High-intensity group exercise is now permitted, provided all participants and instructors are fully vaccinated with two doses.
If you are in Revelstoke, please ensure that you are taking precautions to limit the spread of COVID-19 and following provincial health guidelines.