Lake Koocanusa, B.C.

Camping and RVing in Lake Koocanusa

Stretching across the U.S./Canada border, Lake Koocanusa is a playground for RV campers. With sunny weather and a whole range of recreational options—such as swimming, fishing, boating, hiking and bird watching—it's no wonder that this area has become a well-known camping destination. Scroll down on our Lake Koocanusa landing page for extensive information on tourist attractions, visitor information, sani-dumps, RV dealers, campsites and more.

Top things to see and do at Lake Koocanusa

Lake Koocanusa is a regular summer-time playground for outdoor enthusiasts.

March 2012 » by
A photo showing some of the produce growing at Corner Veggies in Jaffray, B.C.

Homegrown in Jaffray

Jaffray-Baynes Lake Farmers Market and Corner Veggies will keep you well supplied with fresh homegrown products throughout the summer.


March 2015 » by DaleAnn Shellborn
RV with an attached gazebo-style room and awning, wooden deck and adjacent fireplace

A piece of heaven at Lake Koocanusa

Its large RV sites and proximity to Lake Koocanusa are important attractions at Madera Ranch RV Resort in southeastern British Columbia.

March 2014 » by
Houseboat on calm water that mirrors the shore and trees

Vacation on the lake

Sunshine, clean water, spectacular mountain views and a houseboat—all the elements you need for a relaxing summer vacation.

March 2014 » by
camper parked in a treed site

This RV resort is a piece of uncongested brilliance

Madera Ranch RV Resort is an all-season, family-friendly RV resort located on beautiful Lake Koocanusa, B.C. Doug Bender, a co-owner in the resort, said the property was developed with a focus on the environment and sustainability.

April 2012 » by Karen Kornelsen

Lake Koocanusa RV Resorts And Campgrounds

Lake Koocanusa Attractions

Lake Koocanusa Sani-Dumps

Kikomun Creek Provincial Park
Phone: 250-422-3003
Newgate Sandy Shores Campground
Phone: 1-877-993-2288

Key Kootenay Rockies Contacts

  • Forest Crowne

    Visit us today!

    Discover pure mountain living at Forest Crowne—beautiful cottages and custom home sites still available.

    United Communities (Forest Crowne)
  • Christina Lake Golf and Country Club

    One of the top 25 courses in British Columbia

    Christina Lake Golf Club is a very scenic and peaceful resort-style course where all levels of golfers can enjoy the best of southern British Columbia.

    Christina Lake Golf & Country Club
  • RV Care Network

    Travel with confidence

    RV Care is Canada's national RV dealer network. Purchase a new or used RV from an RV Care dealership and enjoy priority service at all RV Care locations when you travel. For people traveling south, we have an alliance with the Priority RV Network with over 100 locations throughout the USA. RV Care stores are also an excellent source for all the parts and supplies at great prices to help you enjoy the RV lifestyle. Vancouver Island to Newfoundland and all over the USA you're never far from one of over 160 RV Care and Priority RV stores. Download the free RV Care app on your mobile device for GPS directions. Full information available on our website and at any RV Care dealer location.

    RV Care Network Ltd.
  • Heritage Inn

    Golf packages starting from $99

    Come stay at the Heritage Inn in Cranbrook, B.C., and golf the Kootenay Rockies. Call or visit us today 1-888-888-4374.

    Heritage Inn (Cranbrook)
  • BC Parks

    Put a little more BC Parks in your life!

    BC Parks offers experiences as unforgettable and diverse as B.C.'s natural landscape. Our network of campgrounds, day-use areas, backcountry and marine parks offer a variety of vacation options for everyone, including services perfect for RVers.

    BC Parks
  • Mission Hills Golf Course

    Golfing at its best!

    With a view of the majestic Rocky Mountains, this executive par 3 course is not to be missed! Practice your swing on the flawless greens or at the driving range, then kick back and enjoy the food at our fully-licensed Back Country Bistro & Pub. 

    Mission Hills Golf Development Ltd
    Learn more about Mission Hills Golf Course
  • Will-O-Bend Golf and RV Park

    Will-O-Bend Golf Course—where nature abounds!

    A peaceful country setting at the foot of the Rocky Mountains beckons—relax and unwind as you play this executive 4-par course, then grab a bite to eat at our fully licensed clubhouse.

    Will-O-Bend Golf & RV Park
  • Town Pump Hotel Group

    Your key to comfort in Montana

    Experience genuine hospitality with 6 award­-winning hotel franchises, featuring fully­-equipped rooms and exceptional guest services, all conveniently located near area attractions. 

    Town Pump Hotel Group
  • Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce

    Discover Creston Valley!

    Tucked in between the stunning Purcell and Selkirk mountain ranges, the Creston Valley is home to the diverse: farmers, foodies, creative souls and lovers of the land. Creston Valley—a home away from home. 

    Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Balfour Resort and Marina

    Titled RV lots on Kootenay Lake

    Don’t miss out on this opportunity to own your own generous-sized RV lot. Each lot is fully serviced and waiting for your RV or park model. We are on beautiful Kootenay Lake just 30 minutes from Nelson, B.C.

    Balfour Resort & Marina
  • Kimberley Riverside Campground

    Camping in comfort

    Nestled in the pristine St. Mary River Valley, the Kimberley Riverside Campground offers incredible scenery, quiet and relaxing surroundings and endless opportunities for all to enjoy. The campground has over 140 spacious private sites with partial or full services including: power (15 to 50 AMP), water and sewer, back in or pull-through sites and a variety of tenting options. Enjoy a brand new 18-hole putting course along with free hot showers, outdoor pool, hotspot internet access, coin laundry, children’s playground and a convenient store. The friendly campground staff takes pride in maintaining clean washrooms and grounds facilities and ensuring the most positive guest experience. 

    Kimberley Riverside Campground
  • Golden Golf Course Ad

    Golf and RV experiences in harmony with nature

    RVers simply cannot resist the peaceful and serene location of the Golden Golf Club RV Park, located just minutes from beautiful Golden, B.C. The neighbouring Golden Golf Club is a well-maintained 18-hole, 6,685-yard championship course. And with a licensed clubhouse and on-staff CPGA pro, this is where you will find priceless golf and RV experiences all at one convenient location.

    Golden Golf & Country Club
    Learn more about Golden Golf Club RV Park
  • Wildstone Golf Course

    Cranbrook’s ‘must-play’ course this summer!

    With spectacular mountain views from start to finish and one of the best practice facilities in the area, this fan-favorite 7100-yard course is not to be missed—Wildstone gives you a truly memorable golf experience.

    Wildstone Golf Course
  • Kingsgate Duty Free

    Stop & shop before you cross!

    Located ½ km from the BC-Idaho border on Hwy. 95, the Kingsgate Duty Free Shop is your source for quality apparel, liquor, fragrances and confectionery products. Once you purchase your goods in our store, we deliver it down to the border for you. 

    Kingsgate Duty Free Shop
  • Tobacco Plains Duty Free Shop

    Cross-Border shopping?

    Did you know? A Canadian can shop in a Canadian Duty Free as long as they are going directly into the United States. Tobacco Plains Duty Free—located on Highway 93 at the Roosville Border Crossing. 

    Tobacco Plains Duty Free Shop