Shingle Bay

Vancouver Island
Paddling Area:Gulf Islands
Coordinates:48.7841833, -123.3111167
Site Type:Campsite primary
Tent Sites:10
Site Access:Sea, trail
Marine Trail:Gulf Islands Marine Trail, Salish Sea Marine Trail
Last Update:05/01/2022

Landing Comments:

Easy on sheltered beach of sand, gravel, pebble, mud, clam bed with angular stones, on NE side of bay with NW aspect. Protected by rocky headland, islet, reefs. Land at N side of open grass tent area in old orchard. Low gradient, Mud, weed at low water.

Camp Comments:

Large gravel tent pads, picnic tables, mostly in shaded orchard, vault toilet, kiosk, food lockers. No potable water. Hammock opportunities but may not use fruit trees, oaks or arbutus trees. Limit 5 persons per site, 2 tents/site. Fee charged May – Sept. IMPORTANT Open May 15 to Sept. 30. Small overflow area for 3 tents lacks tables. All sites reservable Reservations advised. .Phone needed to call in on arrival if not already reserved. No fires permitted. 250-654-4000, Toll-free: 1-866-944-1744

Other Comments:

Attractive. View. Gulf Islands National Park Reserve. Gated steep road access 240 m from end of Shingle Bay Road. Site shared with cyclists, walk-in users. Hiking trails. Small parking area for overnight use at gate. Irene Bay offers best local hand launch site. See camping

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