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The tap, tap, tapping on tent pegs, the hiss of a backpacking stove, the stretching of nylon fabric over a shock-corded aluminum frame – it's all a precurser to an idyllic night in the mountains near Campbell River.
Camping in the Campbell River area ranges from multi-day backcountry adventures to pulling up to a peaceful lake in your car. Whatever your pleasure, the Campbell River area provides it.
As a nod to Campbell River's logging heritage, every summer loggers congregate in Nunns Creek Park to hurl axes, roll logs and climb spars to see who's the strongest, fastest and nimblest of them all. (Click here for HelloBC's guide to Campbell River.)
The Buttle Lake campground in Strathcona Provincial Park is a full service campground that can serve as a base to explore British Columbia's first provincial park (which is celebrating its 100th anniversary next year).