SHINGLE BEACH CAMPING
TEXADA ISLAND, BC
Welcome to Shingle Beach Recreation campsite, here you will find numerous camping sites, from the protected bluff Sunset Sites, offering famous West Coast Sunsets, to shaded trees in the Middle Sites and, Ocean View Sun Rise Sites looking out over the water!!!
Shingle Beach has 25 camping sites available:
2 Group Sites with Large Shelters,
4 Beach walk-in access only FCFS sites,
4 Drive-in access FCFS sites
3 Drive-in access double sites
14 Drive-in access single sites
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!!!
Site fees have changed for 2023!
Single Sites $18.00, Double Sites $36.00, Group Sites $75.00 per night
There is a one time non-refundable reservation-fee of $18.00.
There is no reservation fee for FCFS sites as they can not be reserved.
From a minimum of 1 night 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).
New Reservation Policies:
Reservations can be made up to 60 days in advance, making reservations further into the year will not be accepted and will be removed.
Any cancellation of any reservation 14 days or less before the reservation begins, forfeits the entire amount of the reservation including the reservation fee.
Any cancellation of any reservation 15 days or greater before the reservation begins, forfeits the reservation fee.
To Cancel your Reservation –
(Under "About Us" on the website is "Contact Us")
Please use the
to send us an email to request your reservation be cancelled.
Ensure you include your:
- reservation number,
- site number,
- license plate number
- Full Name that made original booking
- Working Phone Number and times you can be reached.
Before requesting a cancellation, please ensure you have read ALL the information below regarding cancellations.
Reservations are non-transferable.
Reservation Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Camping fees, are refundable when reservation is cancelled in full, 15 days or more, prior to your arrival date.
No Refund or changes will be provided less than 15 days prior to your arrival date.
No refunds are provided for reducing the number of nights on your reservation.
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.
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 April 12th 2023