Descanso Bay Regional Park

Vancouver Island
Paddling Area:Gulf Islands
Coordinates:49.1825, -123.8616667
Site Type:Campsite primary
Tent Sites:30 +
Site Access:Sea, road
Marine Trail:Gulf Islands Marine Trail, Salish Sea Marine Trail
Last Update:02/02/2020

Landing Comments:

Easy on protected rock shelf at high water or small gravel beach at low water.

Camp Comments:

Developed year-round vehicle-accessible campground. Short walk from shore to camping area. Picnic tables, fire pits, flush, chemical toilets. Many sites have room for 2 tents. May reserve to be closer to water 250-247-8255. Resident attendant. Potable water.

Other Comments:

595 Taylor Bay Road. Water at pumps. Kayak rentals avaiable. 1 km to ferry, village. Parking. Vehicle access by ferry from Nanaimo. 16 ha park run by Regional District of Nanaimo. Adjacent 50 ha Cox Community Park has hiking trails. See: Descanso Bay Regional Park .

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