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Montague Harbour Marine Park


Total number of campsites
Total reservable frontcountry sites: 36
Total vehicle-accessible sites: 16
Total groupsites: 1
Total walk-in sites: 28
Total rv-accessible sites: 16
Group camping

There is one walk-in group campsite at this park, located behind the walk-in sites and overlooking the lagoon. There are two wood-burning stoves and a stand-up barbeque for the group use. Group camping reservations are accepted at this park. 

Youth group camping charges per night are $1/person (6+), with a $50 minimum and $150 maximum. Read the Youth Group policy about Criteria for Youth Groups. 
Regular group camping charges per night are the base rate for the site, which is $80.00/group site/night, plus $5/adult (16+, minimum charge for 15 adults), plus $1/child (6-15). Children under 6 are free!
Vehicle-accessible camping

This park offers 16 vehicle-accessible campsites located within the forested area, adjacent to the beach and day-use area. Campsite reservations are encouraged, as there are no “first-come, first-served” sites available. Montague Harbour is open year-round; a winter fee is charged and limited services are available in the off-season. 

Vehicle-Accessible Camping Fee: $25.00 per party/night
BC Senior’s Rate (day after Labour Day to June 14 only): ½ the regular camping fee per senior party/night. Read the User Fees Policy for information on Senior Camping Discounts.
Walk-in camping

28 walk-in/cycle-in in sites are available to the left as you enter the park, above the parking lot near the wharf. These sites are situated in the forest above Montague Harbour. Campsite reservations are accepted for all 28 walk-in sites.

Walk/Cycle-in Frontcountry Camping Fee: $25.00 per party/night
Winter camping
16 vehicle-accessible sites are available located within the forested area, adjacent to the beach and day-use area and 28 walk-in/cycle-in sites are available to the left as you enter the park, above the parking lot near the wharf. These sites are situated in the forest above Montague Harbour.
Walk/Cycle-in Winter Frontcountry Camping Fee: $13.00 per party/night
Accessibility information

Accessibility information is available for this park.

Picnic areas
This park has a day-use/picnic area. As you enter the park, head straight past the drive-in campsites to an open grassy field beside the boat launch. Picnic tables and pit toilets can be found in the day-use area.
Pit or flush toilets
There are five sets of male and female pit toilets located throughout the campsite.
Drinking water

Cold water taps are located throughout the park. Water is available from March 15 to October 31. This water is treated and safe to drink.

Boat launch
This park has a boat launch, located at the north end of the park; follow the main road past the drive-in campsites. Dock facilities and mooring buoys are located within Montague Harbour and are accessible from the south. Boats can also anchor in Montague Harbour.
Dock Facilities Use Fee: $2.00 per metre / night
Mooring (to buoy) Fee: $14.00 per vessel / night

This park has campfire time restrictions: 
Cooking fires are allowed from 7:00 am – 9:00 am; 11:00 am – 1:00 pm; and 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Small campfires are permitted after 7:00 pm. These restrictions will improve air quality and firewood conservation while still permitting fires. Visitors must use campfire rings, which are provided at each campsite. Limited burning hours or campfire bans may be implemented.

During the camping season, firewood can be purchased from the park operator. 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. 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 campfire small.

There are a variety of well-maintained walking trails in Montague Harbour Provincial Marine Park. Routes lead along Shell Beach and around Gray Peninsula. These easy trails offer spectacular views of the surrounding islands, local marine life and wildlife. For your own safety and the preservation of the park, obey posted signs and keep to designated trails. Shortcutting trails destroys plant life and soil structure.
This park offers ocean swimming opportunities; however the water is very cold. Bring good footwear for the gravel beach. There are no lifeguards on duty at provincial parks.
Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park offers canoeing and kayaking opportunities for more experienced paddlers. Paddlers should be aware of ocean currents and check weather forecasts before heading out. Montague Harbour is both a destination and a starting off point for kayakers wanting to explore the Gulf Islands.

Saltwater/ocean fishing is permitted, subject to Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) regulations. A permanent shellfish closure is in effect along the south shoreline of the park adjacent to the wharf. Shellfish harvesting in other areas is subject to Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) regulations and closures. 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.

Rockfish Conservation Areas occur within this park. Fishing activities are limited in Rockfish Conservation Areas. Before you go fishing please refer to the Rockfish Conservation Area descriptions available from Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO).

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.

Bicycles must keep to roadways and are not permitted on trails. Bicycle helmets are mandatory in British Columbia.

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