RV Trip planner: RVing in Parksville and Qualicum Beach

Check out the RVing opportunities in Parksville and Qualicum Beach, British Columbia

Whether you want to hit the beach, or hit the trail, you will be delighted by Parksville and Qualicum Beach. Hike through river valleys and mountain areas, go fishing for salmon and trout or take one of the numerous outdoor tours that are available.  

families lounging on the beach
Qualicum Beach is a beautiful place for families to go sunbathing and swimming. — Photo courtesy Fiona McDonald

In Parksville and Qualicum Beach, you can hike through river valleys and mountain areas, go fishing for salmon and trout or take one of the numerous outdoor tours that are available. But that's just the beginning! There is so much more to see and do in this charming part of Vancouver Island.

Population: Qualicum Beach - 8,943 Parksville - 12,514.

Climate: The climate is mild on Vancouver Island, so you can go RVing here year-round. For ideal weather, head to Parksville and Qualicum Beach any time between early spring and autumn.

Tourist information for Parksville and Qualicum Beach

Campgrounds and RV resorts in (or near) Parksville and Qualicum Beach

Top attractions in Parksville and Qualicum Beach

Paradise Fun Park

With mini-golf, bumper cars and on-site camping, this is the perfect place to set up your RV and spend the day with your family.

Cathedral Grove

Stroll through majestic old-growth forest, and learn about the centuries-old history of this botanical wonderland.

For more information about Cathedral Grove, check out this article.

Little Qualicum Cheeseworks

Guests can come and taste award-winning cheeses made right here on Vancouver Island, and pair it with some vino from Mooberry Winery. Take a self-guided tour of the farm and meet some friendly animals.

Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours

This Parksville tour company can take you on a wildlife viewing adventure through the local rainforests, or escort you to various other attractions in the area. Whether you want to tour wineries, see the great outdoors or learn more about the First Nations culture, this company can customize a tour for you.

Top events and festivals in Parksville and Qualicum Beach

Mid-Island Public Market

This farmers market takes place on Sundays from 1 - 4 p.m., May through September, in Parksville.

Qualicum Beach Farmers Market

This market in Qualicum Beach runs every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to noon, year-round.

Qualicum Beach Craft Beer & Spirits Festival

Held each year in late June, this event allows you to sample some epic craft beer and spirits - many of which are island-made.





RV-Friendly Businesses Near Parksville and Qualicum Beach