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This park has both reservable sites and first come, first served sites.

For details of camping information, fees, rules, reservation policies and reservable sites with dimensions, please see the Kilby Park Welcome Package [PDF].

Vehicle-accessible camping

This park offers 35 vehicle-accessible campsites, both reservable sites, and first come, first served sites are available. There are no double or pull-through campsites available. Some sites are amid the trees, and others are in open areas near the beach. Maximum two vehicles per site. There is no parking available for extra vehicles. There is no gatehouse.

If there is no staff to help you locate a site, find a campsite with no ticket number on the post. Park staff will come by to collect camping fees. Sometimes the gate is locked in the off-season due to environmental conditions. The closest store is in Harrison Mills, approximately 5km west on Highway #7.

Seasonal dates and fees

 Season datesBush sideBeach sideSenior rate (65+)*Day-use
Winter seasonJanuary 1 to February 28N/A$20N/A$15
Shoulder seasonMarch 1 to April 30$30$30$25$15
High seasonMay 1 to September 30$35$40N/AN/A
Shoulder seasonOctober 1 to October 31$30$30$25$15
Winter seasonNovember 1 to December 31$20$20N/A$15

Please refer to the Kilby Park Welcome Package [PDF] or visit for more information.

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Drinking water
Cold water taps are located in both the campground and day-use areas. Taps are shut off during the off-season.
Boat launch

There is a paved single wide boat launch located in the day-use area. There is parking available for vehicles and boats trailers during the day only, but no overnight parking. Boats can be left in the water or beached overnight at the owners own risk. There is no marina nearby to moor boats overnight. Waterskiing is permitted on the river.

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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 may be purchased in the park, please contact the park operator, 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.

Picnic areas

This park has a day-use and picnic area with picnic tables and pit toilets available. Bring your own barbeques and briquettes. The beach area is sandy (dogs are not permitted on the beach area). Open fires are prohibited.

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Pit or flush toilets
This park only has pit toilets; no flush toilets. Pit toilets are available in both the campground and day-use areas.
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Swimmers need to watch for drop-offs! The water can be very cold and there are no lifeguards on duty.


Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.

Wildlife viewing
There is no viewing platform but the winter months offer viewings of eagles and trumpeter swans.
Pets on leash

Pets and 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.


Bicycles must keep to roadways. Bicycle helmets are mandatory in British Columbia.

Please note that bicycles with electric assist motors (e-bikes) are not allowed on the trails within Kilby 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.

There are waterskiing opportunities on the river and at Harrison Bay, nearby.