Plumper Cove Keats Island Ch’á7elsem

South Coast Mainland
Paddling Area:Howe Sound
Coordinates:49.4047123, -123.4708701
Site Type:Campsite primary
Tent Sites:20 +
Site Access:Sea
Marine Trail:Salish Sea Marine Trail, Sea to Sky Marine Trail
Last Update:01/22/2021

Landing Comments:

Easy on small sheltered gravel beach adjacent to numerous floats, dock. S aspect. Landing option on beach with N aspect. Stowage for portable boats at beach top. Access up bank easier on N beach.

Camp Comments:

Developed sites of packed soil, gravel in open treed area with central grass clearing. 5 sites are large. Fire rings, picnic tables. 4 pit toilets. Reservable group site also available. Some sites have S exposure, others on N slope. Mostly shaded. Fees charged.$16 per night per party (2019). Resident attendant. Winter camping with reduced services. Separate picnic area,

Other Comments:

Water at hand pump seasonally. Large dock, anchorage, mooring buoys. Swimming. 2 km hiking trail to small seasonal store, foot ferry, dock at Keats Landing. Squamish (Coast Salish) name Ch’á7elsem. See Plumper Cove Marine Provincial Park

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