Kwaksistah Park & Campground

This campsite sits among tall trees, at the water’s edge. You’ll find fire pits, 9 campsites, picnic tables and a sheltered barbecue.

This campsite is very rustic and does not have running water or power. Please bring drinking water. There are outhouses provided for use. A boat launch for very small boats is at the campsite for use free of charge.

Park Highlight:

Wilderness oceanfront camping. Get away from it all by arriving at the edge of the North Island and breath in the ocean air under a canopy of tall trees. Absorb the remote surroundings with a sense of pride as you embark on your self-sufficient adventure.

Closest Community:

Winter Harbour

Getting there:

Winter Harbour is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island North, about 75 km southwest of Port Hardy; From the Island Highway (Hwy 19), take the Cape Scott/Holberg turn-off just south of Port Hardy onto a gravel logging road; Continue through the community of Holberg and follow the signs to Winter Harbour; Follow the signs to Kwaksistah Regional Park & Campsite.

More Parks and Recreations Sites Nearby

Winter Harbour Boardwalk

The seaside boardwalk used to be the only transportation route to get around the village before the main road was introduced. It remains today as a fantastic way to view the harbour and experience its history.

Botel Park Trail

A short hike through a rainforest and old growth trees leads you to the park site and a view which takes you down Forward Inlet, past Robson and Low Islands to the opening of the Pacific Ocean to Quatsino Sound.