4 Spots to Enjoy Winter Camping

October 12, 2019

Winter Camping in Manning Provincial Park

The following four areas are set aside for winter camping:

Lone Duck 1

Walk–in winter tenting/camping parties can camp at the Lone Duck 1 winter camping area which is located 4 km off Highway 3 on the Gibson Pass ski hill road. This campsite consists of a shelter with picnic tables, counter top, wood stove; a fire pit, pit toilets, parking area and a large walk-in camping area to set up your tent. You can bring your own firewood or purchase it from Manning Park Resort located just off of Highway #3.

Lone Duck II group campsite

This walk-in site is available by reservation only and consists of a shelter complete with picnic tables, wood stove; a fire pit, pit toilets, parking lot and a large walk-in camping area to set up your tents or dig-in.  You can bring your own firewood or purchase it from Manning Park Resort located just off of Highway #3.

Lightning Lake Day-use area (self-contained units)

Self-contained units can camp in the Lightning Lake day-use area parking lot located 3.7 km off of Highway 3 on the Gibson Pass Ski Hill Road. The pit toilets are open, no fires are permitted, and no potable water or picnic tables are available. Tenting is prohibited in this location.

Winter Camping Fee: $13.00 per party/night

Cambie Creek (Group Campground)

Located approximately 5 km west of Manning Park Resort, this area is available for reservations and consists a pit toilet, parking lot and a large walk-in camping area to set up your tent. No fires are permitted.

For more information visit http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/ecmanning/ or  https://manningpark.com/

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