Nelson City Campground


The Nelson City Campground is scheduled to close on:

October 16, 2023.

We are currently welcoming guests to our Campground, and wish to thank you for choosing our Campground for your stay within our community!


The Nelson City Campground offers visitors access to a forested, natural environment in an urban setting. Located on High Street, just east of downtown Nelson, the campground is centrally located and within walking distance to shopping, parks, and the beach.

The campground operates from May 1st - to October 16th. Shared laundry,  cooking facilities, bathrooms and showers, and tourist information are available on-site. The campground offers 7 full-service sites; 20 sites with electrical hookup; 20 tent sites; and 4 sites for RV units up to 40 feet in length. 

Note: Shaw Go Wi-Fi is available in the campground and other public areas around Nelson. Find more information on Shaw Go Wi-Fi Guest Access.


In order to finalize a reservation booking at the City of Nelson Campground, staff require personal information. The  City of Nelson collects your information in accordance with Section 26 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. 

The City of  Nelson collects your information for the purposes of administering City of Nelson programs and services, including permits and licensing services. By providing your personal information over the phone you are agreeing with this privacy statement.

We will need the following information to make a reservation:

  • The number of people in your party
  • The names of all your party members, particularly if you are arriving separately
  • A phone number by which we can reach the party lead
  • The date of arrival and departure
  • A description of your tent, trailer, motor home, or van (so we can select an appropriate site)
  • Full payment is required at the time of booking 
  • Reserve by emailing or calling 250-352-7618


  • Prior to 48 hours: written cancellation is required for a full refund
  • Within 48 hours: written cancellation is required; a one-night camping fee (as per the site reserved) will be charged
  • If no written cancellation is received before the time of arrival date there is no refund given

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