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Camping at Island Lake near Fernie
(Dave Heath photo)

Kootenay Rockies

Camping

 (Albert Normandin photo)

(Albert Normandin photo)

Impressive mountain views are practically guaranteed on a camping vacation in the Canadian Rockies, whether in an RV or backpacking through alpine meadows.

Add three more mountain ranges to the mix – Monashees, Selkirks and Purcells – and the camera will come out as often as the tent.

Set up camp and explore nearby small towns, historic sites, or hot springs. Kayak or hike to wilderness campsites on sandy beaches or high peaks.

Looking to camp at a Canadian national park? This is the place: nearly 75% of all campsites in BC’s national parks are located in the Kootenay Rockies.

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