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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...

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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.

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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!

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