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Total number of campsites
Total reservable frontcountry sites: 40
Total vehicle-accessible sites: 57
Vehicle-accessible camping

This park offers vehicle-accessible campsites. Campsite reservations are accepted and first-come, first-served sites are also available. 

Vehicle-Accessible Camping Fee: $20.00 per party / night
BC Senior’s Rate (day after Labour Day to June 14 only): $10.00 per senior party/night. Read the User Fees Policy for information on Senior Camping Discounts.

Long stay camping

Full Season. Please contact the park operator for information and to book one of these sites.

Long-stay camping available. $90/week

Information on other parks participating in this program, or a link to the Long Stay Policy document, is available on the Frontcountry Camping Policies and Fees webpage.

Accessibility information

Accessibility information is available for this park.

Picnic areas

The day-use picnic area includes an adventure playground, large grass field, picnic shelter, horseshoe pits, parking spaces for 40 vehicles and boat launch facilities. Reservations for the group site picnic area are available. Reservation information »

Group Picnicking Fee: $35.00 per group
Pit or flush toilets

Only pit/dry toilets are available; there are no flush toilets at this park.

Drinking water

Cold water is available for cooking and drinking, pressure water system, taps throughout the campground. Taps are shut off during the off-season.


An adventure playground is located in the day-use area.

Boat launch

There is a car-top boat launch in the day-use area.


Sani-station/dump is located in park near the campground entrance.

Sani-station Use Fee: $5.00 per discharge

While campfires are allowed and campfire rings are provided at each campsite, we encourage visitors to conserve wood and protect the environment by minimizing the use of fire and using campstoves instead. Firewood can be purchased in the park or you may bring your own wood. Fees for firewood are set locally and may vary from park to park. Limited burning hours or campfire bans may be implemented. To preserve vegetation and ground cover, please don’t gather firewood from the area around your campsite or elsewhere in the park (this is a ticketable offence under the Park Act ). Dead wood is an important habitat element for many plants and animals and it adds organic matter to the soil.


Miscellaneous walking trails connect the campground and day-use area. For your own safety and preservation of the park, obey posted signs and keep to designated trails. Shortcutting trails destroy plant life and soil structure.


There are swimming opportunities. There are no lifeguards at provincial parks.


Canoes and kayaks are welcome. No rentals located at the park.


The lake offers productive fishing for northern pike and walleye. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.

Pets on leash

Pets/domestic animals must be on a leash at all times and are not allowed in beach areas or park buildings. You are responsible for their behaviour and must dispose of their excrement. Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.


Biking is only permitted on designated roads and trails within the park.

Please note that bicycles with electric assist motors (e-bikes) are not allowed on the trails within Charlie Lake Provincial Park. E-bikes are restricted to park roads and areas where motorized use is permitted. The only exception to this policy will be for authorized and identified trail maintenance bikes conducting work on behalf of BC Parks.