camp Kootenay River

camp Kootenay River

Kootenay River

canal flats, British Columbia

Stay Your Way

camp sites

Rv Camping

camp rv

Full-Service & Power Sites
Large & Pull-Thru Sites
Seasonal Sites
Group Camping

roam. your way
Black Sheep Camp 5

camp tent

Boondock at the River
Boondock in the Trees
Power Sites

venture. your way

camp glamp

Glamping Tents Summer 2023
Spacious Canvas Tent
Power Sites & Furnished
Bedding Available
2-4 Persons

stay. your way

camp amenities

Our campsite offers a variety of amenities for your comfort and convenience, including spacious campsites with hookups, picnic tables, fire pits, with the river only steps away. 




fire pits

picnic tables

dog friendly

guidelines for a perfect stay

  • Check-out time 11AM.
  • Check-in time 4PM -8PM.
  • Please notify the office if you plan to stay longer or leave sooner than planned.
  • Pets are welcome, but we insist that dogs are quiet and on a leash.
  • Visitors are welcome but must leave the campground by 9:30PM.
  • Quiet time is 10pm to 8am
  • Boondocking generator hours 9am-11am and 6pm-8pm
  • Charges are per sleeping unit maximum, not per site.
  • Please respect the one vehicle per site parking, visitors must park in overflow parking.
  • Campground speed limit is 10km/hr.
  • Please respect that there is no alcohol or smoking of any substance in public areas of campground.  Rude language and behavior, public intoxication, fighting or causing disruption to the health and wellbeing of all other guests and management will be cause for immediate eviction.
  • Please note that no area mats or rugs are permitted on the grass areas.
  • ATVs are not permitted for use in the campground but can idle in, idle out to the FSR is alongside with access to all recreation.  We hope you enjoy all the amazing trails in the area.
  • Black Sheep Ventures inc., its staff and contractors do not take any responsibility for any natural or unnatural events or weather.
  • We hope you enjoy your time at the river but please be aware it is at your own risk.
  • Black Sheep Ventures inc., its staff and contractors do not take any responsibility for any use and recreation in the Kootenay River.
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    camp activities

    Lots to see and do around camp Kootenay River, we can’t wait for you to explore the gem of the Columbia Valley!

    Field Guide ON THE WATER

    • Fishing
    • Kayak the headwaters of the Columbia River system
    • Paddle board the canals
    • Floating down and jet ski on the Kootenay River
    • Swim at Columbia Lake
    • Waterski and surf on Columbia Lake
    • Laze at the Beach at Tilley Park

    Field Guide ON THE LAND

    • Hiking & Walking endless trails (see below)
    • Mountain Biking. Cycling. eBiking
    • ATV access to recreation
    • Direct access to crown land 
    • Community campfire
    • Open space. Horseshoes. Bocce ball

    explore trails

    Outstanding local hikes and trails for all ages. Find our favourites.

    Findlay Falls Trail

    1 km round trip
    10 min drive from camp
    Click to visit

    Paddle to the Source

    4 km round trip
    3 min drive from camp
    Click to visit

    Ram Creek Hot Springs

    5 km round trip
    50 min drive from camp
    Click to visit

    Mount Sabine Summit

    8.4 km round trip
    5 min drive from camp
    Click to visit

    local attractions

    Neverending Trails
    & Recreation

    Check out Spirit Trail Loop, its is one our favourites. We also can't wait for the new Shore to Shore Pathway, it is coming soon.

    Learn More

    All The

    Coffee shop, groceries, gas, restaurants. We all forget things so it's nice to have something nearby or maybe you want to check out the town.

    Visit Canal Flats

    Lussier Hot

    One of British Columbia's most beautiful and serene hot spring destinations located between Canal Flats and Whiteswan Lake.

    Check It Out

    path less travelled blog

    Break away. Make memories. Report back for news, events, and all things camp.

    winter storage, rv, trailer

    We Offer Winter Storage

    Store your RV, boat, trailers, or OHV’s in our safe outdoor winter storage area, and your camping gear or other stuff in our secure container

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