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Coastal Fire Centre will lift its current bonfire ban due to the colder climate in the forecasting, which will reduce the danger of forest fires in the area. Please note that there is a "Boil Water Advisory" in this area. The Plumper Cove is open all year round, with minimum maintenance during the cold season.
You can buy firewood from a parking attendant. The Plumper Cove Provincial Parc is a seaside resort on the northwestern side of Keats Island in picturesque Howe Sound. From the Langdale Ferry Terminal and the Gibsons Sunshine Coast Wassertaxi, the parking area is reachable by car, pedestrian shuttle and canoe.
Howe Sound's mild and mild climates are characterised by typical sun and rain during the summers. Sunshine, drier temperatures and mild winds help to make this a paradise for boaters. Maritime equipment includes a quay and docks. There are wooded, walkable camping areas and pick nick areas.
There is a group picknick area by the waterside. The Plumper Cove Marine Parc is open all year round and restricted access in winters. To learn more about Plumper Cove, please go to the BC Parks website.
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Do you like Plumper Cove Marine Provincial Park? 252' landings comments: Possibility to land at the shore with N-aspect. Easy access to the N-strand shore. A 2 km walk to the small shop, boat stop. By BC Parks, updates Oct. 13/17: A cozy mooring on the northwestern side of Keats Island.
Reachable by long-dale to Keats Landing and 2 km on foot to the camp. Built-up area with wooded, walkable camping sites, fireplaces, waters and a system of paths. Maritime equipment includes a quay and moorings; small vessels can be hoisted up on the bank. The campsite opens and closes:
Campsite appointments with full service and fees: Number of pitches: 20 accessible pitches, available on a first come, first serve principle. The number of campgrounds that can be reserved, if applicable: People can still enter the parking if the wheather permits. Please review the "Attention Visitor Information" above for parking warnings. It is not possible to make a reservation for a campsite in this area.
You can make a reservation for the group pick nick area through Discover Camping. If no reservation is possible, all camp sites are considered first-come, first-served. Camping reservations: All camping sites are currently first-come, first-served, bookings are not acceptable. Group-Picknick Reservation: It is possible to make group picknick bookings in the reserve from 19 May to 29 September.
On the west bank of Keats Island, across from the Gibsons Shoal Channel. Plumper Cove Marine Provincial Marine Parks Authorized Approval Managment Plan[PDF 1. 18MB] is available in PDF file form. You can paddle, canoe and kayak in this area. Kayak riders often reach this area from Horseshoe Bay and the Sunshine Coast.
The campsite has kayak/canoe access. Biking is allowed on hiking paths. There' s a 3 km long path leading to the Keats Landing boat station and a 1 km long circular path around the area. Observe the information boards and follow the marked paths for your own security and to maintain the area.
Swim / dive from the quay is not allowed. No lifeguard is on call in the provinces. You are allowed to camp in this area, but the service is restricted. You can buy firewood in some of our farms or take your own firewood with you. In order to maintain plant life and land coverage, it is forbidden to collect timber from the vicinity of your camp site or from other parts of the reserve, as well as from the foreland.
There is a day/picnic area in this area. Pets are allowed on the beaches but must be kept on a lead. You can reserve group pick nick sites in this reserve. There are two underground lavatories on the campsite and two (2) in the area. There is no boot in this area.
Camping pitches are only accessible to seafarers. There' 20 packaged dump and grit places. Park-goers can get to these pages by boat and on foot. BC Ferries serves the island from Longdale to Keats Landing. Coming from the quay at Keats Landing, take the macadam highway past Keats Camp towards Eastbourne until you arrive at an older BC Hydro building.
Continue along the signs to the Marinepark. This walk leads over a well developed 3 km long path to the north into the nature reserve. You are allowed to camp in this area, but the service is restricted.