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Riverside Park Campground

Located along the banks of the Nechako River, the Riverside Park Campground is the perfect combination of camping in the woods and exploring small town wonder. While far enough away to have an authentic camping experience, the Campground is only a 10-minute walk from the Vanderhoof downtown core – in case you need something from the store or want to take in some local cuisine.

The Riverside Park Campground has 38 camping sites, with two pull-through campsites and three spots with double sites. Each site allows for trailers and tents, and all have water and electricity connections available (four sites with 50A electrical service). There are bathrooms and showers available for all campers within the park. Free WiFi is available at the campground office. The park gates are open at 7:00 am each morning and are closed after 10:00 pm. The Campground is located within Riverside Park. Access to the park amenities is just a few steps away: playground, walking and running path, covered picnic area, beach volleyball court, unsupervised swimming area, and more!

Bookings must be made through the online portal. If you arrive at the campground without a booking, you will be required to go online and book a site.

The Riverside Park Campground is now open and closes September 20, 2023.
From September 6th until 30th, campers MUST BE in SELF-CONTAINED units. Bathrooms and showers will be closed for the season. The water and sani-dump services will remain available as long as the weather cooperates.

We can’t wait to have you camp with us!
If you have any questions, please call us at 250-570-0844.

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Provincial Parks

Provincial Parks are maintained by the Province of BC. They usually offer services, and can be reserved online.
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Recreation Sites

Vanderhoof is surrounded by a multitude of recreational campsites. These sites were developed and are maintained by the Province of BC, and are found by accessing BC’s network of Forest Service Roads. They are free, unserviced, non-reservable campsites that are generally more rustic than Provincial Parks. A Backroads Mapbook is a must-have for road-trippers in BC, which maps out all the recreation sites and trails in the Province. You can purchase a Backroads Mapbook at the Vanderhoof Visitor Centre.

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Resorts & Lodges

There are a number of resorts south of Vanderhoof, from 30 km to over 100 km out of town on gravel roads. Each resort offers its own unique experience from world-class fly-fishing to amazing Swiss cuisine. There are resorts which offer float plane charters, boat rentals, full service cabin rentals, and rustic campsites. Whether you are interested in hunting and fishing or just a backwoods getaway there is a resort here just for you! With superb angling, excellent hunting, amazing hiking and photography including wildlife viewing at your fingertips, why wait?


Passing Through Town?A Day in Vanderhoof

Whether you are looking for an adventuresome way to stretch your legs, are an avid wildlife admirer eager to capture your next signature photo or looking for fun ways to entertain the family, Vanderhoof has something for you. Make the most of your day in Vanderhoof with the help of these sample itineraries.

A Day in Vanderhoof
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