Camping at Rathtrevor All campsites are within a 5-minute walk to the 2 km stretch of sandy beach. Please note, these are all non-serviced sites! (No electricity nor sewer hook-ups).
Can you camp at Mystic Beach?
Camping is available on the beach at Mystic Beach and is one of the designated campsites along the Juan de Fuca trail. A Backcountry Camping Permit is required and must be pre-purchased before camping at Mystic Beach. For more information and to purchase a Backcountry Camping Permit, visit the BC Parks website.
What is there to do in Parksville?
14 Top-Rated Attractions & Things to Do in Parksville, BC
Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park.
See the Goats at Coombs Old Country Market.
Visit Little Qualicum Cheeseworks at Morningstar Farm.
Explore Top Bridge Regional Park.
Parksville Community Park.
Beachfest Sand Sculpting Competition.
Do BC provincial parks have hook ups?
With the exception of the parks below, BC Parks does not offer water hook-ups; however, there are drinking water taps located throughout most campgrounds.
Are dogs allowed on the beach in Parksville BC?
Leashed pets are welcome on Parksville Beach and Qualicum Beach. Pets are not permitted in the day-use area at Rathtrevor Beach, but leashed dogs are welcome on the beach near the campgrounds.
Do you have to pay to camp at Sombrio?
Sombrio camping fees are $10 per person per night ($5 for children under 16). You can’t reserve sites, but you can pay online or leave exact cash in the envelopes provided at the fee box by the parking lot.
How hard is the hike to Mystic Beach?
There are not too many trail markers but the path is well worn and easy to follow. The first section can be quite muddy and slippery, depending on the time of year and whether there was recent rainfall, so take your time as you watch you step.
Is Parksville worth visiting?
Located just a short drive from the Nanaimo Ferry Terminal, Parskville and Qualicum Beach are two places worth exploring. Not only does do each have amazing views of the mountains and old growth rainforest, but also a great blend of activities for the foodie too.