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Total number of campsites
Total reservable frontcountry sites: 27
Total vehicle-accessible sites: 27
Vehicle-accessible camping

This park offers 28 vehicle-accessible campsites, including one pull-through site. Campsite reservations are accepted. During the peak season, all of the sites reservable and non-occupied reservation sites can accommodate first-come, first-served customers for one, or perhaps more nights, depending on availability. The small sites are located on two levels overlooking the Similkameen River amidst mature Douglas fir and Ponderosa pine trees that shade most of the sites. The sites on the upper level are more open, those closer to the river more treed. Campers can self-register if there are no staff present by depositing their fee in the self-registration vault beside the information shelter at the entrance to the park. There is no phone in the park. Hedley is the closest store and Princeton has the nearest hospital, fire, ambulance and police services. 

Vehicle-Accessible Camping Fee: $18.00 per party/night
BC Senior’s Rate (day after Labour Day to June 14 only): $9.00 per senior party/night. Read the User Fees Policy for information on Senior Camping Discounts.
Accessibility information

Accessibility information is available for this park.

Pit or flush toilets
This park only has pit toilets – no flush toilets.
Drinking water
There is one hand pump for water located near the info shelter.
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.
Anglers like to try their luck from the rock covered shoreline. 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.

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 Stemwinder 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.