Sidney Island

Vancouver Island
Paddling Area:Gulf Islands
Coordinates:48.6355, -123.3295
Site Type:Campsite primary
Tent Sites:25 +
Site Access:Sea
Marine Trail:Gulf Islands Marine Trail
Last Update:04/30/2022

Landing Comments:

Easy sheltered sand beach at all water levels. BW aspect. Small seasonal dock. W aspect. Lagoon closed to all boating.

Camp Comments:

Open grassy sites, tent pads. Picnic tables. Gear carts. Picnic shelter. Vault toilets. Fee charged May – Sept. Site closed for hunting 1 Nov – 28 Feb. Group camping site. No fires, including below high tide mark. IMPORTANT 100% reservable from May 15 to Sept 30 so paddlers advised to reserve. 2 small overflow areas. Mid-week sites often available on first first served basis. 250-654-4000,Toll-free: 1-866-944-1744
All sites reservable

Other Comments:

Site no longer offers drinking water. Trails. Swimming. Anchorage. Birding, fallow deer, wildlife. Frequent foot passenger ferry in summer from Sidney. Gulf Islands National Park Reserve. See Sidney Spit Campground also Sidney Spit

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