RVing in British Columbia

RV Rentals Okanagan – See British Columbia in comfort with an RV rental.

camping fun webFrom beaches to mountains to forests, there is something for everyone to love in British Columbia. British Columbia has 7 National Parks and 900 provincial parks and most of these are accessible by RVs. Each of the regions has something unique to offer campers and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages.

Vancouver Coast and Mountains

Nestled in Southwestern British Columbia, the Vancouver coast and mountains offer a wide variety of activities.  Scuba dive and fish for salmon on the Sunshine Coast, hike the 37 km Suncoaster Trail in Egmont or go on a scenic horseback ride in Pemberton.

Kootenay Rockies

The Kootenay Rockies are a beautiful mountain range consisting of three other mountain ranges: the Monashees, Selkirks and the Purcells. Located in Southeastern British Columbia, there is plenty to see and do: kayaking, hiking and even mountain biking. While in Kootenay, visit the Valley of A Thousand Peaks located between Purcells and Rockies where a beautiful golf courses awaits you. Or if you plan to stay awhile, Kootenay National Park has three campgrounds with picturesque views.

Thompson Okanagan

Set in Southern British Columbia, Thompson Okanagan has a lot to offer campers. Visitors can wine taste at several of the vineyards in Central Okanagan and pick gorgeous fruit at the local orchards. If you are into water skiing and boating then check out South Okanagan. For those traveling by RV, the most popular RV parks are along bodies of water like the Skaha, Shuswap and Okanagan Lakes.

Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

Cariboo Chilcotin Coast has some of the best fishing in British Columbia. If you are in central British Columbia check out the gold rush trail in Cache Creek or take a jetboat tour at Williams Lake. If you are there in July you can participate in the Williams Lake Stampede which includes barrel racing and steer wrestling. If you are into wildlife you can observe bears, moose, beavers and many different species of birds in their natural habitat.

Keep in mind that mid-May to early September is the prime time to go camping in British Columbia. The peak of summer, or July and August, is very crowded. To avoid the crowds head out in September and October when the weather is still conducive for camping.

Not too keen on sleeping in a tent? British Columbia is perfect for RV traveling because its highways are well-maintained, there are many service stations available and plenty of parks to stop off along the way.

No matter where you go or what you do, as long as you are in British Columbia, you will have a great time!

Looking to start your camping trip in Kelowna? Consider an Okanagan Motorhome Rental for your trip.