Best Camping Destinations in BC 2019

By: South Thompson RV   |   12 May 2019
A child swings near a river at a campground close to Kamloops, BC

Find Out Our Top Picks for RV Camping Near Kamloops

Are you pumped about the 2019 camping season but unsure where you should be hauling your rig to? South Thomson RV has you covered because we’ve gone ahead and sorted out which campgrounds you just can’t miss visiting. Our beautiful province is filled with gorgeous terrain. Come with us as we go through the best camping destinations in BC and look for the next stop on your summer adventures!

Knutsford/Kamloops RV Campground

You don’t have to travel far to get to a great camping spot filled with amenities. Located just outside of Kamloops, Knutsford RV Campground has everything you need to have a wonderful time out in nature including Wi-Fi, 15/30 amp hookups, hot showers, laundry and even a convenience store. The property sits nestled in the foothills and has a fresh mountain stream that flows past the campsites. Knutsford RV Campground has the space and hookup options for any motorhome or trailer and they offer a tent area, as well.   

Lamplighter Campground

For all the views, pack up your trailer and head straight to Lamplighter Campground -- situated right in breathtaking Revelstoke. You’ll be surrounded by towering peaks and dense evergreen forest at this pristine camping spot. Lamplighter offers sites of all sizes from unserviced tent lots to full-size, full-hookup pull throughs. Bring your rig, be it tent trailer or 44-foot RV, and make the 2-and-a-half hour trip to Revelstoke.

Views from Lamplighter Campground in Revelstoke, BC 

Photo by Kaz Cooper

Shuswap Meadows RV & Campground

Head across the South Thompson River to reach Shuswap Meadows RV & Campground. This peaceful outdoor retreat is just moments away from two different lakes -- Little Shuswap and Big Shuswap Lake. Park right near the water and enjoy everything this area has to offer including full-hookup options and privacy fences. If you have a small R-Pod or tent trailer, the unserviced sites are spacious and unique with lots of ungroomed beauty surrounding them. Only 40 minutes away from Kamloops, Shuswap Meadows is the perfect piece of natural heaven to escape to.

Pinegrove Campground & RV Park

Stay deep in the Mclure forest near North Thompson at Pinegrove Campground & RV Park. This well-maintained camping area gets you near all the action of Sun Peaks Resort, Chinook Golf Course and Badger Lake. The grounds provide Wi-Fi, electric hookups, water & sewer along with sites for tenting. When getting your camper ready, be sure to pack your fishing gear as the area is filled with awesome spots to cast a line. If you’re ready to escape, make the short half-hour drive north to Pinegrove Campground.

Logan Lake Municipal Campground

For the perfect family camping trip, head 40 minutes southwest to Logan Lake Municipal Campground. Here, you’ll find 50 campsites -- many of which have electric hookups. The showers are hot, the Wi-Fi is free and the lake is footsteps away -- what’s not to love? Because the campground is municipally run, they provide fun and informative educational programs and kids craft clubs, meaning there is fun here for all age groups.

With so many great places to camp within easy driving range from Kamloops, you have no excuse not to get out there this summer! Need help getting your RV ready or think it’s time to upgrade your rig? Visit the RV pros at South Thompson RV to set up your trailer or camper and prepare for the best season yet!

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