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Campsite reservations and group camping reservations are available by calling the park caretaker at 250-339-6365.

Vehicle-accessible camping

There are 18 vehicle-accessible campsites at Kin Beach Park. Reservations are recommended. A small store selling snacks and toiletries is located next to the parking lot in the day-use area. There is a camping fee charged and can be confirmed by contacting the park caretaker.

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Drinking water

This park has three cold water taps, located at the day-use area and campground.

Kin Beach Park has a playground area with swings, teeter-totter, merry-go-round and a jungle gym.

Fires are permitted at this park. You may bring your own, or purchase firewood from the park caretaker. Fees for firewood are set locally and may vary. 

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. 

You can conserve firewood and air quality by keeping your fire small. Limited burning hours or campfire bans may be implemented. Be prepared to bring a portable stove for cooking. Fires are not permitted on the beach.

Picnic areas

Kin Beach Park has a large day-use and picnic area with a covered picnic shelter, picnic tables, grassy areas, pit toilets, fire pits, a woodstove, cold water taps and a tennis court. The day-use area also provides access to a rocky beach. A small store selling snacks and toiletries is located next to the parking lot in the day-use area.

Pit or flush toilets
Pit toilets are located in the camping and day-use areas. Toilets are closed during the off-season.
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There is no designated swimming area at this park however there are opportunities for ocean swimming. At high tide, tidal pools form providing a safe area for children to swim. There are no lifeguards on duty at provincial parks.
There are opportunities for canoeing or kayaking in this park. Paddlers can launch from the beach in the park.

The waters around Kin Beach park are popular for angling. Salmon, rockfish and shellfish are the most popular species. Fishing is permitted as per provincial and federal fishing regulations. All anglers should check the current regulations issued by Fisheries and Oceans Canada prior to fishing. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.


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 Kin Beach 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.