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our Guide to Okanagan Camping Spots

Now the warmer weather has well and truly arrived, it’s time to fire up the RV, pack the camping gear, load up the family and head out for some well-deserved camping trips! If you want to stay local, or if you’re a visitor and are looking for the best spots in the Okanagan Valley, here are a few recommendations:

ENDERBY - Mabel Lake Resort & Airpark
Location: 3514 Enderby Mabel Lake Road; east at the only traffic light in Enderby, stay on Mabel Lake Road for approximately 35 km
Features: Cottages, cabins,RV Park, beach accommodation, full hookups, laundry, washrooms, coin showers, marina, boat fuel, playground, golf.

ENDERBY - Mabel Lake Provincial Park
Location: 60 km out of Vernon, head towards Lumby, turn onto Mabel Lake Road and follow the Shuswap River for 36 kilometers.
Features: Boat launch, group camping, playground, sani-station, cycling, fishing, canoeing, beach activities.

LUMBY - Cottonwood Beach
Location: Cottonwood Beach Recreation Site is on the Mabel Lake Forest Service road at approximately the 27.5 km mark.
Features: 37 campsites, kayaking, hiking, swimming, boat launch, fishing.

VERNON - Ellison Provincial Park
Location: 16 km from downtown Vernon, follow signs for Ellison Park
Features: Boat launch, climbing, playground, showers, scuba diving, climbing, cycling, fishing, canoeing.

VERNON - Kekuli Bay Provincial Park
ocation: 11 km south of Vernon, off Highway #97
Features: Boat launch, electrical hook-up, playground, cycling, fishing, canoeing, beach activities.

VERNON - Swan Lake RV Park and Campground
Location: 7225 Old Kamloops Road, 5 km north of Vernon.
Features: Fire pits, free hot showers, canoe/boat rental, store, outdoor pool, shady spots.

WINFIELD - Beaver Lake Resort
Location: 17 kms east of Winfield off Hwy 97
Features: Mountain resort, family oriented, campsites, log cabins, lodge, internet cafe, rainbow trout fishing, mountain biking, canoe circuit, boat, kayak and mountain bike rental.

WEST KELOWNA - West Bay Beach Resort & RV Campground
Location: 3745 West Bay Road
Features: A sandy beach, children's playground, convenience store, laundromat, volleyball, tennis, Lama and Alpaca farm, beach campfires, boat launch and dock.

SUMMERLAND - Illahie Beach RV Park
Location: Okanagan Lake, approx 2 km south of Summerland
Features: RV sites with full hookups and tent sites with water, beach fire pits, pet friendly, great place for kayaking. Seasonal and yearly sites available.

OSOYOOS - Wild Rapids Campground
Location: 5005 Lakeshore Drive, next to the waterslides
Features: Family campground adjacent to the waterslide, shaded grassy sites with full and partial hookups, some firepits, private sandy beach, boat launch, mini-golf, playground, laundry.

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