Regional District of Nanaimo - RDN Camping

RDN Camping


Travel restrictions for non-essential travel in B.C. are in place until May 25 to stop the spread of COVID-19 and variants of concern. Travel into and out of health regions for non-essential reasons is not allowed and is now prohibited by law. BC Residents will not be able to book vacation accommodations or a camping site outside of their health region. 

Travel and COVID-19 - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca)

Campsites cannot be reserved by anyone who does not reside within the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) during this time. Current reservations will be reviewed, and those for campers outside of Island Health will be postponed or cancelled. 

The two campgrounds are open with COVID-19 protocols in place. As per orders from the Medical Health Officer, visitors are required to provide personal information for the purposes of contact tracing. 

Due to current supply shortages, hand sanitizer availability in toilet facilities cannot be guaranteed. Park visitors are asked to bring their own supply of hand sanitizer and face masks when visiting parks.

Group camping remains closed until further notice.


By the lake or near the ocean, our stunning campgrounds at Horne Lake Regional Park and Descanso Bay Regional Park await you!

Horne Lake Regional Park Campsite Reservations     Descanso Bay Regional Park Campsite Reservations