21 Best Camping & RV Parks in Kelowna, BC


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A favourite past-time for British Columbians and Canadians alike, camping season is a highly anticipated time of year for many of us. 

Reserving sites can get rather competitive when it comes to many parks and campgrounds in British Columbia. This can make booking a spontaneous trip rather cumbersome and disappointing for those last-minute bookers. The independently owned and operated campgrounds and RV parks are seeing a rise in popularity. Many new parks are popping up all over the place.

Kelowna

1. Apple Valley Orchard & RV Park

A peaceful rural setting only minutes away from local amenities, Apple Valley Orchard & RV Park is a great choice for those who want to feel like they are away from the city even though you technically aren’t. 

Take advantage of the orchard location with access to fruit trees between campsites for a small u-pick fee. This is a great family-friendly site that even allows four legged campers to stay. 

  • Where: 1980 Union Road, Kelowna
  • When: low season – October to May 14; high season – May 15 to September
  • Cost: $40-60/night
  • Amenities: 15/30/50amp service, water/sewer hook-ups, washrooms, showers, small coin laundry, Wi-Fi, playground, sani dump, picnic tables, pet friendly
  • Known for: year-round RV sites, u-pick seasonal fruit, beautiful views of the valley
  • Reservations: online or 1.866.763.9740

2. Farming Karma RV Park

A newly opened RV park in Kelowna, Farming Karma RV Park just launched in the summer of 2019. They are only open for the summer season, but the site packs a lot of punch with their orchard and apple soda tasting bar.

Bring your fur babes with you as there is a dog park and complimentary dog wash onsite. A huge draw is the Farming Karma Fruit Co. Their thirst quenching offerings are available in the retail store and tasting room. 

  • Where: 1160 McKenzie Road, Kelowna
  • When: opens for season in April
  • Cost: from $59/night
  • Amenities: full-service sites, Wi-Fi, dog park with complimentary dog wash, picnic areas, bird sanctuary
  • Known for: Farming Karma Fruit Co. tasting bar and retail store, valley and orchard views
  • Reservations: online or 778.990.9737

3. Holiday Park RV & Condo Resort

The giant blue and white sailboat on Highway 97 is the sign to turn for Holiday Park RV & Condo Resort in Kelowna. There are many year round residents who call the park home in their park models or condos. 

There are endless amenities offered to visitors and residents including an outdoor pool and hot-tub. Beach access is steps away and there are games and family friendly activities available. 

  • Where: 1-415 Commonwealth Road, Kelowna
  • When: year round
  • Cost: October 1 to April 30 – $52/night, May 1 to September 30 – $78/night
  • Amenities: beach access, washrooms and showers, full-service hook-ups, outdoor pool, outdoor hot-tub, playground, coin laundry, equipment rentals, shuffleboard, horseshoe pits, family activity area, pet friendly, Wi-Fi, 6-hole par 3 golf course
  • Known for: full-service resort community, long-term seasonal guests
  • Reservations: online or 250.766.4255

4. MacDonald Acres

Bring your own RV or “glamp” in style in a luxury tent! This peaceful and quiet acreage is a perfect getaway from fast-paced city life. Only 20 minutes from downtown Kelowna, this area hosts a number of weddings and events in addition to the guests looking for a relaxing vacation. 

MacDonald Acres is an amazing experience for the entire family, individuals, or couples looking to disconnect and recharge.

  • Where: 4631 Highway 33 East, Kelowna
  • When: year round
  • Cost: October 1 to April 30 – $45/night, May 1 to September 30 – $55/night
  • Amenities: lakeview sites, RV or luxury tents available for rent, Wi-Fi, plant and flower nursery
  • Known for: beautiful views, rural setting, wedding and event host site
  • Reservations: online or 250.718.2167

5. Orchard Hill RV

This family owned and operated RV park is located on a farm and orchard, only adding to the ambience of the rural setting. 

Orchard Hill RV has limited sites and will only accommodate RVs and travel trailers. This park is also adult oriented and has an age restriction of 13+, which is important to know if you are planning a family camping getaway. 

  • Where: 2351 Rojem Road, Kelowna
  • When: April 1 to October 31
  • Cost: July to August – $58/night, June & September – $55/night, April-May & October – $45/night
  • Amenities: full-service hook-ups, Wi-Fi 
  • Known for: adult oriented (13+), no tenting permitted, 30/50 amp service, coin laundry, picnic tables, pet friendly
  • Reservations: online or 250.859.3276

6. Orchard Valley RV Park

Just a short distance from Orchard Hill RV, Orchard Valley RV Park is one of the city’s newest RV parks. This park features 10 spacious RV pads in a family friendly setting. 

You are minutes away from local amenities as well as numerous attractions in the area. After getting your fair share of sun and fresh air, retreat to your RV with the complimentary Wi-Fi and cable. 

  • Where: 2389 Rojem Road, Kelowna
  • When: April to October
  • Cost: $65-75/night
  • Amenities: 30/50amp hook-ups, Wi-Fi and cable, grocery store 5 minutes away
  • Known for: peaceful setting, orchard location, great views 
  • Reservations: online or 250.762.9355

7. Willow Creek Campground

Location, location, location! Willow Creek Campground is located on Lakeshore Road by Kelowna’s popular Boyce-Gyro Beach.

There is a great mixture of campers that stay here including tenters, families, and retirees. You are literally steps away from grocery stores, restaurants, and charming shops in Pandosy Village. This is a popular spot during peak season so reservations are strongly recommended.

  • Where: 3316 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna
  • When: May to September
  • Cost: $30-48/night
  • Amenities: full service sites, tent sites, washrooms and showers, laundromat
  • Known for: close proximity to Boyce-Gyro Beach and boat launch, great location
  • Reservations: 250.762.6302

8. Hiawatha RV Park

Another RV park with a spectacular location in Kelowna, Hiawatha RV Park is home to some year round residents, but those looking to camp are accommodated from March to the beginning of October. 

This RV park is located close to boat launches, restaurants, Rotary Beach, and other great amenities. A playground and games room onsite make this a great choice for families!

  • Where: 3795 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna
  • When: March to October 2
  • Cost: March to May 14 – $34-57/night, May 15 to 18/June 5 to 25 – $46-67/night, May 19 to June 4/September 8 to October 2 – $40-64/night, June 26 to July 1/July30 to August 3 – $55-80/night, July 2 to September 7 – $49-75/night
  • Amenities: outdoor pool and hot-tub, washrooms and showers, Wi-Fi hotspots, coin-operated laundry, playground, games room, full-service sites, picnic tables
  • Known for: convenient location, walking distance to beaches and local amenities
  • Reservations: 1.888.784.7275

9. Scenic View RV Park

Scenic View RV Park does not disappoint and to say that it is scenic is an understatement! The views of Glenmore Valley are nothing short of outstanding and add to the peaceful, rural setting of the park. 

You will have quick access to all nearby amenities as well as all the exciting seasonal activities available in Kelowna and the Okanagan.

  • Where: 2360 Scenic Road, Kelowna
  • When: year round
  • Cost: June 1 to September 15 – from $50/night, September 16 to May 31 – from $37/night
  • Amenities: 10 RV pads, 30/50amp and 120V service, sewer/water hook-ups, Wi-Fi, coin operated laundry, picnic tables, pet friendly
  • Known for: quiet rural setting, orchard location, views of Glenmore Valley
  • Reservations: scenicrv@shaw.ca or 250.762.2861

10. Canyon Farms RV Park

Canyon Farms RV Park is located on an agri-tourism farm which gives guests the opportunity to reap the benefits of the farm’s production efforts. Free-range farm fresh eggs and poultry, vegetables, and fruit are all available at the farm. 

There is a stunning dahlia collection on the property and you are right across the road from Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club. You are also only about a 5 minute walk from Scenic Canyon Regional Park

  • Where: 4020 Field Road, Kelowna
  • When: April to October
  • Cost: April 1 to May 31/September 8 to October 31 – $49/night, June 1 to September 7 – $59/night
  • Amenities: water/sewer hook-ups, 20/30/50 amp services, washroom and laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, pet friendly
  • Known for: close proximity to Scenic Canyon Regional Park, Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club, agri-tourism farm location
  • Reservations: online or 250.801.1969

11. Bear Creek Provincial Park & Campground

Bear Creek Provincial Park & Campground is a local favourite to say the least. It’s a good idea to make your reservations in advance for this popular camping spot. 

The park is located on Okanagan Lake with its own beach access. Across the road are great hiking trails to experience panoramic views of the mountains and lake. 

  • Where: Westside Road, 9 km off Highway 97. The entrance to the park is just past the bridge over the Lambly (Bear) Creek.
  • When: March 22 to October 12
  • Cost: From $35/night
  • Amenities: playground, picnic areas, full service sites, drinking water taps located throughout, washrooms and showers, sani dump 
  • Known for: lakeside camping with beach access, hiking
  • Reservations: BC Parks Website or 1.800.689.9025

12. Fintry Provincial Park & Campground

Fintry Provincial Park & Campground draws people not only for the history and waterfall, but the campground and property are a great escape for a weekend or longer. The site has recently expanded to accommodate 50 additional sites that are available on a first come, first serve basis.

There is a beautiful beach on Okanagan Lake, boat launch, access to the grounds and historic buildings, as well as the highly visited Fintry Falls. Get a good burn going hiking the steps to the top of the falls, followed by a soak in the lake before retreating to your campsite.

  • Where: Fintry Delta Road (off Westside Road), between Vernon and Kelowna
  • When: April 3 to October 12
  • Cost: From $32/night
  • Amenities: playground, picnic areas, full service sites, drinking water taps located throughout, washrooms and showers, sani dump, boat launch
  • Known for: historic site, access to Fintry Falls, group sites 
  • Reservations: BC Parks Website or 1.800.689.9025

Lake Country

13. Wood Lake RV Park & Marina

Your home away from home, Wood Lake RV Park & Marina is a busy and popular spot during the hot Okanagan summer. Located in Lake Country, the park provides guests with access to the beach on Wood Lake in addition to the boat launch for your boat and water toys.

The park is family friendly and has everything from onsite bathroom and shower facilities to a convenience store and equipment rentals.

  • Where: 2930 Woodsdale Road, Lake Country
  • When: March to October 15
  • Cost: off season – $23-42/night, peak season – from $40/night
  • Amenities: marina with boat launch and moorage, beach access, clubhouse, Wi-Fi, full-service hook-ups, sani-dump, coin operated hot showers and laundry, washrooms, Kid’z Zone, equipment rentals 
  • Known for: marina access, boat launch and moorage, family friendly, convenient location, beachfront
  • Reservations: online or 1.855.766.1881

Peachland & Summerland

14. Todd’s RV & Camping

The Todd Family started this endeavor in 1956 when they were known as Todd’s Tent Town. As the years went by, the popularity grew for the campground and the business evolved into the Todd’s RV & Camping business it is today. 

Located in charming Peachland, this park offers 60 full service sites. You will see a great combination of campers with everything from tents to motorhomes showing up for a camping experience.

  • Where: 3976 Beach Avenue, Peachland
  • When: March to November
  • Cost: 
DatesTent Sites (per night)Full Service Sites ( per night)
March 17 – April 23
Sept 27 to end of season
$36$40
April 24 – May 14
Sept 7 – 26
$36$47
May long weekend (15-17)$50$67
May 18 – June 4$38$52
June 5 – 25$40$57
June 26 – August 29$55$78
August 30 – September 6$40$63
  • Amenities: full-service hook-ups, 15/30/50 amp service, Wi-Fi, playground, beach volleyball, washrooms and showers, convenience store, beach access, public boat launch nearby, pet friendly
  • Known for: family friendly atmosphere, beach access
  • Reservations: online, info@toddsrv.com, or 1.866.255.6864

15. Okanagan Lake Provincial Park North Campground

Located just off Highway 97 near Summerland, this campground is a little more rugged with some steep roads. That said, you will find lots of different shapes and sizes of RVs nestled into the quaint sites. 

Bring the boat as there is a boat launch located here as well as a playground for the little ones to burn off some energy. 

  • Where: Summerland (11 kms north of Summerland on Highway 97.)
  • When: May 14 to September 20
  • Cost: from $35/night
  • Amenities: playground, picnic areas, full service sites, drinking water taps located throughout, washrooms and showers, boat launch
  • Known for: panoramic views of Okanagan Lake, steep roads
  • Reservations: BC Parks Website or 1.800.689.9025

16. Okanagan Lake Provincial Park South Campground

This is the second campground in Okanagan Lake Provincial Park. Enjoy all of the same amenities as the North Campground, but the South Campground is less steep making it wheelchair accessible and easier for the kids to get around. 

There are also limited winter campsites available during the off season for those who are looking to explore their adventurous side. Just keep in mind that no amenities or services are available during those camping trips.  

  • Where: Summerland (11 kms north of Summerland on Highway 97.)
  • When: March 27 – October 12
  • Cost: from $35/night
  • Amenities: playground, picnic areas, full service sites, drinking water taps located throughout, washrooms and showers, boat launch, walk-in campsites
  • Known for: panoramic views of Okanagan Lake, wheelchair accessible, winter campsites
  • Reservations: BC Parks Website or 1.800.689.9025

Vernon

17. Ellison Provincial Park

Another popular campsite on the shores of Okanagan Lake, Ellison Provincial Park is an outdoor adventurer’s oasis. Fishing, hiking, canoeing, paddleboarding, kayaking, and swimming are just a few of the activities you will see people doing in the area. There are even opportunities to go scuba diving or snorkelling at an underwater dive park at Otter Bay. 

With onsite bathrooms and showers, there is really no reason to leave the campsite during your stay, but take comfort in knowing you are only a short drive from local stores and amenities. 

  • Where: Vernon (if traveling northbound on Highway 97, turn left on 25th Ave, park is 16 km or approximately 20 minutes from that junction, follow blue and white VIP signs saying Ellison Park. If travelling southbound on Highway 97, turn right on 25th Ave.)
  • When: April 3 to October 12
  • Cost: from $32/night
  • Amenities: playground, picnic areas, full service sites, drinking water taps located throughout, washrooms and showers
  • Known for: recreational activity opportunities such as kayaking, paddleboarding, canoeing, hiking
  • Reservations: BC Parks Website or 1.800.689.9025

18. Swan Lake RV Park & Campground

Swan Lake is known for being a peaceful and serene setting. Swan Lake RV Park & Campground is strategically designed to accommodate everything from tents to larger RVs. There are lakeview and lakeside sites for rent so be sure to get your reservations booked well in advance of your trip to avoid disappointment. 

There is a gravel boat launch and dock at the beach. Guests receive complimentary use of pedal boats, canoes, and the rowboat on the property. 

  • Where: 7235 Old Kamloops Road, Vernon
  • When: June 1 to September 15
  • Cost: Tenting site with water – $37/night, lakeview RV sites – $51/night, lakeside RV sites – $54/night (taxes included)
  • Amenities: full-service hook-ups, 15/30 amp service, boat launch, dock, complimentary use of pedal boats, canoes, and row boat, washrooms, coin operated showers, small laundromat
  • Known for: lakeside location
  • Reservations: info@swanlakecampground.com or 250.545.2300

19. Silver Star RV Park

In addition to the great location on Swan Lake, there is a heated outdoor swimming pool available for guests of Silver Star RV Park. The property features a dog run for our furry friends, canoe rentals, convenience store, and onsite washroom and showers. 

Embrace adventure with a hike or simply take in the amazing views from the comfort of the beach or your own campsite. 

  • Where: 6310 Stickle Road, Vernon
  • When: year round
  • Cost: May 1 to September 30 – $50-60/night, inquire for off-season rates
  • Amenities: heated outdoor swimming pool, washrooms and hot showers, coin operated laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, convenience store, canoe rentals, dog run
  • Known for: situated on the shores of Swan Lake, amazing views
  • Reservations: online, silverstarcampground@gmail.com, or 250.542.2808

20. Kekuli Bay Provincial Park

Kalamalka Lake gives Okanagan Lake a run for its money when it comes to popular bodies of water. Known for its pristine and turquoise colors, Kalamalka Lake is one of the top reasons why guests choose Kekuli Bay Provincial Park. 

The site is rather exposed with minimal trees in the area, but nothing beats the view of the lake and hillside. The park sits just off Highway 97 in between Lake Country and Vernon.

  • Where: Vernon (the park is located 11 km south of Vernon, off Highway #97, and on the west side of Kalamalka Lake.)
  • When: April 3 to October 25
  • Cost: from $32/night
  • Amenities: playground, picnic areas, electrical hook-ups, drinking water taps located throughout, washrooms and showers, boat launch, walk-in campsites
  • Known for: Kalamalka Lake location
  • Reservations: BC Parks Website or 1.800.689.9025

21. Cedar Falls Campground

Cedar Falls Campground seems to be a well kept secret in the Okanagan. The campground is tucked in the trees on Tillicum Road in Vernon.

This park has 10 wooden tent platforms placed throughout the forest for a truly rustic camping experience. Be prepared to trek your stuff into these sites though.

  • Where: 7063 Tillicum Road, Vernon
  • When: year round
  • Cost: $35-55/night
  • Amenities: full-service and unserviced sites, sani-dump, picnic tables, laundromat, dishwashing area, washrooms and hot shower, Wi-Fi at office
  • Known for: rustic experience, walk-in camping experience, cabin now available for rent, close in proximity to BX Creek & Falls Trail
  • Reservations: online or 250.558.1559

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