SHINGLE BEACH CAMPING

TEXADA ISLAND

WELCOME TO

SHINGLE BEACH CAMPING

All Covid 19 protocols must be followed at this Campsite.


No exceptions!


If you are experiencing any signs of illness no matter how mild, please do not attend.

How to get here....

DO NOT FOLLOW GOOGLE MAPS AT ALL

Instead follow these:

Driving Directions:      

Drive off the BC ferry from Powell River/Comox.
Follow Blubber Bay Road for 8.7 km,
turn RIGHT on Gillies Bay Road 
Continue 23.8 km then
turn LEFT on Shelter Point Road.
At 24.1 km turn RIGHT onto 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 the Shingle Beach Recreation Site.

NOTE: Odometer reading may vary from one vehicle to another.

Hello Campers!

Do you have a:

BC Ferries Experience Card? 

You could save quite a bit in your travels by asking for one at the first terminal you come too....
More information at the following Link: 

https://www.bcferries.com/travel_planning/cards/experience-card.html

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BC Ferries Schedule links:


West Van - Sunshine Coast - (Horseshoe Bay-Langdale):

https://www.bcferries.com/m/schedules/mainland/vasc-current.php

Sechelt - Powell River - (Earls Cove-Saltery Bay):

https://www.bcferries.com/m/schedules/mainland/sepr-current.php

Comox - Powell River - (Little River-Westview):

https://www.bcferries.com/m/schedules/mainland/copr-current.php

Powell River - Texada Island - (Westview-Blubber Bay):

https://www.bcferries.com/m/schedules/northern/prti-current.php

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Online Reservations:

September Long Weekend bookings

are finished for 2020! See you next year.

Bookings into the fall are being accepted.

A 2 month rolling window for reservations.

Currently accepting reservations to

the fourth week in November 2020.

 

Bow Season Started September 1st,

and ends January 15th 2021.


Map and photos at bottom of page,

take a look and then email:

Please include a phone number to reach you and best times to call!
reservations@shinglebeachcamping.com

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Welcome to Shingle Beach Recreation and rustic Camping experience, here you will find numerous camping sites from protected bluff settings offering famous West Coast Sunsets, to Ocean View Sun Rise locations looking out over the water!!!   Shingle Beach has camping available along the beach as well as 2 Large Structures(Group site 1 and 2),  for family gatherings, weddings, or other events available for rent. 

We have miles of beach front, and a huge campsite to explore as well as our
sister site at Bob's Lake.

We are animal friendly, however all animals must remain on leash and that owners pick up after their animals. Refusing to follow rules may have you kicked out without refund.  

 

This is a wilderness Campsite, there are outhouses, although there is no drinking water, electricity or wifi here, we do not have the facility for garbage or recycling.

 

YOU MUST PACK OUT WHAT YOU PACK IN!!!

There is no sanitation dumping station on site.
 

Shingle Beach currently has 22 campsites with picnic tables and fire rings, 60% of the site can be reserved any given day, the remainder of the sites are open for people coming in, please see the posted reservations on the Sites so that you may find a site to stay at that is not reserved.    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. From a minimum of 2 nights to a maximum of 14 nights, 2 night minimums on weekends, 3 night minimums on long weekends, regardless of the length of your stay, the reservation-fee is all that is collected initially, the remainder will be required in full, in Canadian dollars paid to the Host on the day you arrive.

 

A Site Operator or Host will be around in the evening to complete check-ins, collect monies, answer any of your questions, and sell firewood during the regular season(once burn bans are in place no firewood will be for sale). 

Check the Campsite Page under Campground Reservation Rules for Fees.

Click for fire ban status   We are "COASTAL" on the fire ban page.

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Please bring your own Clean Trip Kit or request to the reservations or Host to purchase one.

Clean Trip Kits will include a Table covering for Picnic tables, wipes, hand sanitizer, gloves and toilet paper.

 

Please practice safe distancing,          (6 feet/2 meters) for your own safety and that of other campers. 

Please respect boundaries in the campsite, and at the beach.
 

SHINGLE BEACH
EXPLORE THE BEACH

 Shingle Beach as you have never seen it  before....  Come see what we have to offer, take this small tour of the beach from our local photographer and his you tube channel bottlecaps....

 Miles of 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!

Site Description:  

An open grassy site along a beautiful pebble beach on the southwest facing side of Texada Island.

 

This site offers camping for a wide range of vehicles, including smaller vehicles such as truck and camper units, or larger RV's.  There are 22 campsites, including two 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.

 

For reservations, additional information and updates:

 

Email: reservations@shinglebeachcamping.com

Driving Directions:      

Drive off the BC ferry from Powell River/Comox.
Follow Blubber Bay Road for 8.7 km,
turn RIGHT on Gillies Bay Road 
Continue 23.8 km then
turn LEFT on Shelter Point Road.
At 24.1 km turn RIGHT onto 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 the Shingle Beach Recreation Site.

NOTE: Odometer reading may vary from one vehicle to another.

 

B O B ' S   L A K E

Site Description:

A small lake in the Alpine of Texada Island.

 

This site offers camping for smaller vehicles such as truck and camper units. There are 7 campsites, 2 shaded sites on the North side of the lake and 5 sites on the Sunny South side of the lake where the one outhouse is located. 

 

Campsites are available in forested areas as well as lake side.

 

Campsites are available for first come only at this time.  This campsite is popular during the summer,  festivals, and hunting season, early arrivals are recommended.

 

For additional information and updates:

 

Email: reservations@shinglebeachcamping.com

 

Driving Directions:   

 

From the Blubber Bay ferry terminal on Texada Island,
Take Right at Stop Sign (Gas Station) in Van Anada,

drive through Gillies Bay and turn left at the "T" section
onto Shelter Point Road.
Turn right onto Bell Road (T section and gravel starts now),

stay right at the Hydro Reactor Road and follow it to Bob's Lake.

Check each `Y`intersection you come to for signs to recreation site,

follow these to Bob`s Lake.

Shingle Beach Campsite Map:

The beach access road is for dropping off at the beach, you are asked to park above in the recreation site in designated parking, failure to do so, you may have your vehicle towed at your expense.  Please keep this area clear and fair use for everyone.

 

Sites are $15.00 per night/vehicle, Double Sites are $30.00 per night/Group of 2 vehicles, Group Sites are $75.00 per night/group of 5 or more vehicles.  Camping on Weekends is a mandatory 2 night stay, and 3 night stay on Long Weekends, regardless of how long you actually stay at the campsite.

Overnight non-camping vehicles (Kayakers, boaters etc leaving by vessel/foot from shingle beach are $5.00 per vehicle per night) All vehicles must have a permit.
We are not a parking lot, space is offered to campers first and is very limited, contacting the host at the email below is highly recommended so that you are not disappointed upon arrival.  Non-Permit Vehicle will be Towed at Owners Expense.

Reservation fees are not refundable and are $15.00 for regular campsites, $30.00 for Double Sites and $75.00 for Group Sites.  All reservations are strongly suggested for 2 night minimums or more, observing weekend and long weekend rules.

 

Read all the Campsite Reservation Rules on the Campsites Page.


All sites can be reserved up to 60% of the site on any given day.  Group Sites 1 and 2 require reservation in advance, they are for groups of 5 vehicles or more, to reserve a site or questions to:


Reservations@ShingleBeachCamping.com  for Campsite Manager.

Reservations Map - Close Ups

Sunset Sites - Shingle Beach

Site 3 Tenting site no Picnic Table
Site 4 Tenting site no Picnic Table

Campsite #1

Campsite #2

Campsite #3 - No picnic table.

Campsite #4 - No Picnic Table.  (No current Photo)

Campsite #5

Campsite #6

 

Middle Sites - Shingle Beach

Site 10 and Site 11 are Double Sites

(Great for a Family Group of 2 or more Vehicles)!

Campsite #7 - (No current Photo)

Campsite #8

Campsite #9

Campsite #10 - Double Site. (2 Picnic Tables - Lots of room).

Campsite #11 - Double Site. (Long Trailer Ready 30+ Feet).



Ocean View Sites

Sites 17, 18, 19 currently have no Picnic Tables

Campsite #13 - Looking up the drive in

Campsite #15 - The View (That is site #12 below across the road)

Campsite #17 - The View (That is site #15 to the left)

Group Sites - Large Wooden Shelters

Group Site #1

Group Site #1

Group Site #2 - Rope Gate entrance - (Wooden Shelters)

Group Site #2

Arbutus trees on bluff looking up from the beach access road July 18th, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Where We Are

Shingle Beach,

and Bob's Lake,

Texada Island,

British Columbia,

Canada

Contact Us

Reservations - Questions:

E-MAIL: Reservations@ShingleBeachCamping.com

RSTBC:  www.sitesandtrailsbc.ca

We Accept

Cash only at time of arrival, you may reserve your stay here by contacting us via email at:

Reservations@ShingleBeachCamping.com

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Last updated on July August 27th, 2020.

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