Slopes and après in the winter, stunning hikes and mountain biking in the summer, camping in Whistler, BC, is amazing and the adventurer’s dream destination.   

If you’re looking for a spot to overnight park in Whistler, a bustling BC resort town on the Sea to Sky Highway, it’s important to note that camping is not permitted on Whistler roads and parking lots, even where overnight parking is permitted, with a fine of $100 per night. Instead, head to one of these conveniently located campgrounds close to Whistler and surrounding area.

Overnight Camping in Whistler, BC

Riverside Resort

With year round sites and comfortable amenities including comfort stations with heated floors and hot showers, the Riverside Resort also gives direct access to the Valley Trail.

Whistler RV Park and Campground

Open year round and located just south of the village, Whistler RV Park and Campground provides a great base camp for adventure.

Cal-check Recreation Site

A first come first served campground with limited amenities, the Cal-cheak Recreation Site offers are over 55 heavily treed  campsites to choose from in 3 areas between Callaghan Creek and Cheakamus River.

Nairn Falls Provincial Park

Nairn Falls Park is located near Pemberton, just 20 minutes north of Whistler. Sites are reservable during the main camping season, from May to the end of September.

Free camping sites/boondocking

freecampsites.net suggests one spot about 11kms north of Whistler Townsite that has good reviews. Be aware that there are no facilities here and it would be a good idea to have a portable toilet (available for add on with your campervan rental).

And always check the following apps for free campsites: Boondocking, iOverlander, Alltrails, wikicamps, Campendium, Facebook Groups and other blogs!

Enjoy your Whistler experience, and don’t forget to share your adventure with us on social media using #GoodCamping and tagging @KarmaCampervans.

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