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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

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    Cranbrook, BC

    Mission Hills Golf Course

    For your next golfing day, visit Mission Hills Golf Course where you will find three unique 9-hole layouts and some of the best greens in all of British Columbia.

    Mission Hills Golf Development Ltd
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    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.
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    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. Many of BC Parks' most popular campgrounds offer services that appeal especially to RVers, such as large, extra-large and pull-through campsites, sani-stations, campsite reservations and even some campgrounds with electrical hookups. Whether your vacation activity is hiking, fishing, camping, canoeing or exploring the rich historic and cultural heritage of the parks, don't wait for the dog days of summer to enjoy a quiet escape among our natural treasures. Any time is perfect to enjoy a visit.

    BC Parks - Victoria
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    Time to hit the rapids

    Alpine Rafting has a Kicking Horse River Raft and Camp weekend offer starting at $89 per person. Free RV overnight parking and $20 off per person by quoting promo code — RV.

    Alpine Rafting
  • Balfour Resort and Marina

    Where do you invest your hard-earned money?

    Balfour Resort & Marina is located on the west arm of Kootenay Lake close to the Balfour Ferry Landing and 29 kilometres from Nelson, B.C. The resort is limited to 46 fully serviced seasonal RV lots surrounded by the Agricultural Land Reserve. Ownership is by titled interest in the land. Why not invest in an appreciating asset that you can enjoy with your family and friends. Vacation and store your RV in a secure gated community with camera surveillance. Visit for further details or call 1-877-352-9172.

    Balfour Resort & Marina
  • Kimberley Riverside Campground

    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, childrens 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
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    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