Chetwynd offers incredible access to Peace River Country and Pine Pass for camping enthusiasts.
The area also has a myriad of outdoor adventures such as hiking, mountain biking, and fishing.
In and Around Town
Pitch a tent or park a RV right in town at the Westwinds RV Park, which has pull-through campsites, a picnic area, laundry, showers, and a sani-dump. Enjoy an out-of-town experience, at nearby Wildmare Grove RV Park or Caron Creek RV Park (both south of Chetwynd along Highway 97). Both parks offer pull-through campsites, washrooms, and showers.
Moberly Lake Provincial Park
Moberly Lake Provincial Park is an excellent home base for a variety of outdoor activities, including, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, windsurfing, boating, and waterskiing. The park's campground lies along the shores of Moberly Lake, just a few kilometres/miles from Chetwynd. There are 109 vehicle-accessible sites, including 30 sites that can be reserved. Facilities include a sani-dump, pit toilets, a double-wide boat launch and parking area, a day use picnic area, a user-pay group picnic site, and an adventure playground for kids.
Pine LeMoray Provincial Park
Camp along Heart Lake in Pine LeMoray Provincial Park. The campground is nestled within the northern Rocky Mountains in the Hart Ranges along Pine Pass corridor. The turn-off to the campground is on the left, 70km/43.5mi south of Chetwynd along Highway 97. A rustic trail around the lake is good for hiking.
Gwillim Lake Provincial Park
Gwillim Lake Provincial Park, located halfway to Tumbler Ridge along Highway 29, has a lakeside campground.
Camp at Windfall Creek Recreation Site with two campsites, located at KM 45 (Mile 28) of the Sukunka Forest Service Road by the Sukunka River. Nearby attractions include Sukunka Falls at KM 21 (approximately 45km/28mi south of Chetwynd) and Hole in the Wall Provincial Park (50km/31mi along Sukunka Forest Service Road). It is important to have a two-way radio when travelling on Sukunka Road as there is a lot of industry traffic.
Spend time camping and bird watching during the spring at the rustic Big Lake Recreation Site, which has four campsites, 30km/18.6mi east on Jackfish Lake Road.
Check with the Chetwynd Visitor Centre for more information about camping in the area.