Tent Island (closed due to campfire abuse)

Vancouver Island
Paddling Area:Gulf Islands
Coordinates:48.9292462, -123.6322704
Site Type:Commercial Campground
Tent Sites:8
Site Access:Sea
Marine Trail:Gulf Islands Marine Trail, Salish Sea Marine Trail
Last Update:02/14/2022

Landing Comments:

Sandy bar at NW corner. Sand beaches on both sides of point and on W, SE shores.

Camp Comments:

Sites arranged around bay. Group site. Pit toilets. Firepits. Picnic tables. Camping by permission only. Penelakut First Nation, Chemainus, charge camping fees (2015) of $30 plus $5 per person. Day use charge was a five-dollar charge. We will update this information when we know more.

Other Comments:

Attractive. Views. Hiking trails. Please be respectful of staff, community members, site to ensure continued public access. It’s best to call the Penelakut office for use. Site has been closed for over a year. Some paddlers have received permission to land and lunch on site.

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