Halkett Bay Xwáŵchayay

South Coast Mainland
Paddling Area:Howe Sound
Coordinates:49.45475, -123.3270333
Site Type:Campsite primary
Tent Sites:3
Site Access:Sea, trail
Marine Trail:Sea to Sky Marine Trail
Last Update:05/01/2023

Landing Comments:

On W shore 200 m before head of protected bay. Low water access on E side of rock islet. Beach of sand, gravel pebble beside dock at high water, gravel, cobble to 100 mm S of creek. Some mud, mixed rocks at low water. S aspect. Avoid park float which is not adjacent to sites.

Camp Comments:

Developed sites in semi-open meadow with sword ferns, grass. Pit toilet. Some picnic tables. No fires. Some sites muddy in wet weather. Camping fees apply year-round. May pre-pay permit via Internet, but no reservable sites. Fee $5.00 per person per night (2023) via BC Parks Backcountry Registration System.

Other Comments:

Water possible at seasonal creek. Hiking trails. Dinghy dock, anchorage. Squamish (Coast Salish) name Xwáŵchayay. See Halkett Bay Provincial Marine Park

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