SHINGLE BEACH CAMPING
If you are experiencing any signs of illness no matter how mild, please do not attend.
Shingle Beach is now Closed until March-April 2023.
Reservations is now closed for the 2022 Season.
Reservations may open in April for April Long Weekend, pending on Storm surge, Danger Trees, etc..
Welcome to Shingle Beach Recreation campsite, here you will find numerous camping sites from protected bluff Sunset Sites offering famous West Coast Sunsets, to shaded treed in the Middle Sites and, Ocean View Sun Rise Sites looking out over the water!!!
Shingle Beach has camping available along the beach as well as:
2 Large Structures(Group Sites 1 (Meadow) and 2 (Ocean)), for family gatherings, weddings, or other events available for rent.
There is a great beach front, and a campsite to explore.
The site is animal friendly, however all animals must remain on leash and owners must pick up after their animals.
Refusing to follow rules may have you kicked out without refund.
This is a wilderness Campsite:
- There is no drinking water
- No electricity
- No WIFI here
- No Garbage
- No Recycling
- No Laundry
- No Showers
- No Sanitation Dump
YOU MUST PACK OUT WHAT YOU PACK IN!!!
Shingle Beach currently has 18 campsites, and 2 group sites with picnic tables and fire rings/Rocks. 8 campsites are FCFS only and may not be reserved. Please see the posted reservations on the Sites Numbered Posts, so that you may find a site to stay at that is not reserved, or fit in between reservation dates.
There is a one time non-refundable reservation-fee of $15.00 for Single Sites, a $30.00 fee for Double Sites and a $75.00 fee for Group Sites. There is no reservation fee for FCFS sites as they can not be reserved.
From a minimum of 2 nights to a maximum of 14 nights
2 night minimums on weekends,
3 night minimums on long weekends.
A Site Operator or Host will be around in the evening to complete check-ins, collect monies, answer any of your questions, and sell water and firewood during the regular season (once burn bans are in place no firewood will be for sale).
Check the RULES for Fees.
Shingle Beach as you have never seen it before.... Come see what the site has to offer, take this small tour of the beach from our local photographer and his you tube channel bottlecaps....
EXPLORE THE BEACH
Stretching beach front extending from Shingle Beach on down to Cooks Bay, for your complete British Columbia recreation adventure, if you are walking, hiking, or canoeing this will be an area you quickly fall in love with!
An open grassy site along a beautiful pebble beach on the southwest facing side of Texada Island.
This site offers camping for tents and a wide range of vehicles, including smaller vehicles such as truck and camper units, or larger RV's. There are 18 campsites, including 2 group sites with large log shelters to accommodate larger gatherings.
Campsites are available in forested areas as well as overlooking the beach.
Campsites are available for reservation and first come. The site is often full during several festivals on the island over the summer thus reservations are recommended. This is a CASH ONLY site and has on-site supervision.
Driving Directions: MAP
DO NOT FOLLOW GOOGLE MAPS -
IT WILL LEAD YOU AWAY
AND YOU WILL GET LOST,
Keep this map Handy with the instructions
on how to get here.
Drive off the BC ferry (To Texada Island)
from Powell River/Comox.
Follow Blubber Bay Road for 8.7 km,
Turn RIGHT on Gillies Bay Road
*[This is the only Gas Station on the island.]
*[Propane is avail in Gillies Bay at the Store.]
Continue 23.8 km then
turn LEFT on Shelter Point Road.
As you pass the sanitation dump on your
right, there will be a right turn off the
pavement onto Dirt, there is a sign there
that says SHINGLE ----> This is your Right Turn!!!!
At 24.1 km turn RIGHT onto (This is the total KM since you departed the ferry)
Mouat Bay Road
Follow the gravel road to 25.4 km then
Turn LEFT onto
Texada Forest Service Road
Stay LEFT at 34.7 km,
Turn RIGHT at 35 km and at
37.3 km turn RIGHT onto the 500 metre
access road leading into
Shingle Beach Recreation Site.
NOTE: Odometer reading may vary from one vehicle to another.
Arbutus trees on bluff. Looking up from the beach access road.
- July 18th, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Last Edited Sept 24th 2022