Pier in downtown Campbell River has great views, snacks
and free fishing for children.
The Pier Street Market - near Discovery Pier. Farm
produce, handcrafted artwork and snacks are available on Sunday
Beaches and more beaches - the shoreline south from
Campbell river has lots of great spots for beachcombing, having a beach
bonfire or just enjoying the view.
Marine wildlife tours and scenic cruises - guided
Zodiac and covered boat excursions to watch whales, porpoises, seals,
sea lions, bears, eagles and a variety of birds and of course,
Campbell River Museum and the Maritime Heritage Museum
are great indoor activities for a rainy day.
Swimming - Strathcona Gardens pool and water slide at
Dogwood and Pinecrest - a great activity for families with children.
Biking - the paved Campbell River Seawalk offers
kilometers of paved ocran view cycling on a gentle grade. There are
lots of bush and mountain trails for those who prefer a more rugged
Skateboarding - at Nunn's Creek Park.
Scuba diving - Dive the wreck of the Columbia or
explore the marine life around the Campbell River Pier.
Snorkeling - the Campbell River offers a great spot
for swimming with the salmon. Guided tours and snorkel gear are
Hiking - there are numerous trails around the
Campbell River area for every fitness level:
- Visit the Campbell River Trail just north of town for an easy hike
and great scenery.
- Walk the trails at the Quinsam River Fish Hatchery and see some live
- The Beaver Lodge Lands offer great hiking with trailheads near the
Sportsplex off Alder St in the Willow Point area and off Dogwood near