Our next island campout is quickly approaching! This weekend we're heading south island, down to Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park which is just south-west of...
I was expecting a bit of rain on this trip, but I was blessed with beautiful weather for all but my checkout date so it was an even nicer weekend than I had hoped. Even while I was packing up to return home, the rain held out until I finished up and was well on my way.
I did this island campout last year in early August with a buddy and his kids. It's a beautiful location right along the Quinsam River. The camp sites are well-maintained, easily accessible and drive-in.
Each camp site features a hardwood table, a fire pit, and a tent pad with O-rings along its sides for tying down tarps or your tent's fly top. There are caretakers of the campgrounds who you can talk to for a bundle of wood for the fire pit...
...If you go in August, be sure to bring your fresh water fishing license, pole and tackle to catch the annual salmon run!
...I've never had nettle or beets in my ramen-miso soup, but it was delicious - and exactly what we needed to warm up from that brisk ocean-front air on a cold rainy day.