Blanket Creek Provincial Park

 

Blanket Creek Provincial Park, found 25 km south of Revelstoke on Highway 23, has a popular family-friendly campground located at the site of a former homestead on the Columbia River / Upper Arrow Lake Reservoir. A multitude of activities can be enjoyed in and around the park. Swimming is delightful in the warm man-made lagoon, surrounded by the sandy beach. The park has several short walking trails, one of which leads to the beautiful Sutherland Falls. Fishing and canoeing are possible on the Upper Arrow Lake. This park’s location provides easy access to a multitude of recreational opportunities available at the nearby Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks, as well as at the town of Revelstoke.

Facilities

Vehicle Accessible Camping - - - - Picnic Areas Campfires Flush Toilets Pit Toilets - Drinking Water RV Sani Station - Playground - - Beach Managed Site / Facility Operator

Activities

Fishing Hiking Swimming - - Canoeing / Kayaking - - Bicycling - - - - - Wildlife Watching - - - - -

Rating

Campsite privacy
Fun for kids
Lots of shade
Peacefulness/Quietness
Activities

Number of campsites: 63, reservable: 30, nearest town: Revelstoke (25 km)

Additional Information

Location

This park is located 25 km south of Revelstoke on Highway 23.

Contact Information

West Kootenay Park Management Inc.
Phone: 250 837-5734
Fax: 250 837-5764
Email for general inquiries: information@westkootenayparks.com
Email for park specific inquiries: blanketcreek@westkootenayparks.com
Please go to www.discovercamping.ca to reserve a campsite.

Camping Information

Fees

Vehicle Accessible Camping Fee: $15.00 per party / night.

BC Senior Rate (Labour Day to June 14 only): $7.50 per senior couple/night.   

Operation Dates

Campground opening and closing dates: May 7 – September 30 (Gate is closed in the off-season).

Campground dates with full fees and services: May 7 – September 30.

Campground reservable dates: May 7 – September 15.

Facilities

Picnic Areas

Picnic Areas

The day-use / picnic area is located at the north end of the park near the swimming lagoon.

Activities

Fishing

Fishing

The Upper Arrow Lake yields kokanee, Dolly Varden, and rainbow trout. Boaters and anglers are advised to use the boat launch at Arrow Lakes/Shelter Bay Provincial Park located near the ferry terminal 25 km south of this park on Highway 23.

Hiking

Hiking

There are several short, easy walks within this park, one of which leads to the 12-m high Sutherland Falls.

Swimming

Swimming

Swimming is available in the artificial lagoon at the north end of the park.

Canoeing / Kayaking

Canoeing / Kayaking

Canoeing and kayaking is possible on the Upper Arrow Lake Reservoir. Canoes and kayaks may be launched off the beach after a short 200 metre, 10 minute "portage" from the day use parking lot.

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