Nanaimo Lakes First Lake is one of Vancouver Islands best kept secrets! Bring the family, the camera, the fishing rods, canoes, boat, kayaks and binoculars, start creating memories that will last a lifetime.
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Stunning beach sites available, family & pet friendly, adventurers welcome!
Drive up prices:
- Single sites $20 per night
- Double sites $40 per night
Sites booked online :
- Single sites $25.00 per night
- Double sites $45.00 per night
We have 4 amazingly beautiful campgrounds to choose from!
Deadwood is the first campground past the main gate on your left. It offers 12 first come first serve sites or 2 very large reservable sites, is open with plenty of grass for games. This campground can accommodate the largest of RV’s. Bring your horse shoes! There is a large gazebo for family bbq or company picnics. This entire campground can be reserved for weddings and special events, Deadwood offers a boat launch and plenty of sunshine.
Riverside is an absolutely STUNNING intimate sized, campground, offering 3 campsites right on the Nanaimo River. The perfect location for a small family reunion, birthday parties, anniversaries or get togethers, Riverside location means no dusty drive by traffic! Pop your chair and cooler right in the river and soak up the sun.
Windy Point offers the best of both worlds, it offers easy access to the river or the lake, it has 2 public beaches, water front sites, boat launch and a huge gazebo perfect for company picnics or family get togethers. It has 33 campsites with plenty of trails to explore.
Old Mill campground offers 37 campsites a huge main beach, multiple group sites and 11 private beach sites. Old Mill offers the best of Vancouver Island forests and lakes scenery. Tell the kids your camping in Ferngully this summer!
Did you know the Nanaimo River, runs directly through Nanaimo Lakes, First Lake! Making it an anglers paradise, stocked annually, offering up everything from Salmon to trout. The crystal clear waters make this a zen fishing spot. Boat motors are restricted to 20hp or less.
Nanaimo Lakes are steeped in history and rich with stellar angling, hiking, bird & nature watching.
Nanaimo Lakes campgrounds are what camping used to be like, an adventure for the next generation of campers or nostalgia for the previous generation.
Book online by googling Nanaimo Lakes or call us, we will be happy to make arrangements for you or answer any of your questions.
*** please note Nanaimo Lakes Campgrounds are on private property and are NOT RESORTS, this is true camping ;-)***Bring your own water. Firewood is available for purchase, we are a CASH ONLY operation.***