Sechelt Inlets Marine Provincial Park

Wilderness, backcountry or walk-in camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided. Campsites are accessed by kayak, canoe, sailboat, and power boats. Sites are generally gravel or grass. There are 7 different camping areas located within the park:

Piper Point:

Gravel beach. Small campsite 2-3 tents spaces. 1 pit toilet. Fires permitted below high tide line. This is generally used as a day-use / picnic area.
Anchorage in the bay is poor when there is a Southeaster, or a “Small Craft Advisory”. Monitor the Coast Guard Radio Weather channel, listening for the Merry Island Light station report. Beware of local daily winds picking up in the Inlet
Halfway:
This is one of the larger camping sites. 10 to 15 tents can be easily accommodated. It looks up towards the glacier in the distance at the head of Salmon Inlet. There is 1 pit toilet. This site has the advantage of the early morning sun reaching it first. There is one group fire ring. Fires are permitted, however, firewood is not provided. Water is available from a near by stream. A “boil water advisory” is in effect. This stream may dry as the end of summer approaches. This site has one of the nicer swimming beaches.

Anchorage in the bay is poor when there is a Southeaster, Westerly or a “Small Craft Advisory”. Monitor the Coast Guard Radio Weather channel, listening for the Merry Island Light station report. Beware of local daily winds picking up in the Inlet.
Kunechin Point:
No potable water available, you must provide your own. No fires permitted. 1 pit toilet. 2 wooden tent pads. This site is heavily used and there is not much space for tents. Alternative campsites would be Nine mile, Halfway or Kunechin Bay. There is scuba diving at Chaudiere Artificial Reef.
Kunechin Bay:
No potable water available, you must provide your own. Fires are permitted, however no firewood is provided. 2 small campsites available accommodating up to 4 tents.
There is 1 pit toilet. This is a good anchorage for power and sail boats. Consult Marine Charts for the location of submerged rocks in the bay approach with caution on entering the bay.
Kunechin Islets:
No Camping, No Picnicking, No Fires
Anchorage in the bay is poor when there is a Southeaster, Westerly or a “Small Craft Advisory”. Monitor the Coast Guard Radio Weather channel, listening for the Merry Island Light station report. Beware of local daily winds picking up in the Inlet.
Thornhill Creek:
Is difficult to reach, due to the wind conditions on Salmon Inlet. The inlet has steep sided rock faces, with limited opportunities to seek shelter from rough weather when approaching the Thornhill Creek site. It has 2 campsites, on hard packed gravel and grass. 1 pit toilet. There is a stream nearby however , a “Boil Water Advisory” is in effect. Fires are permitted although firewood is not provided. There is no beach. It is cobble stone and large rocks. This is not a protected anchorage for power boats.
Tzoonie:
This is the furthest Park of the Sechelt Inlets Marine parks. This is a larger site and can accommodate up to 10 tents. There is one fire ring. Fires are permitted, however fire wood is not provided. There is 1 Pit toilet and a rope bear cache available.

There is a stream near by though it is difficult to find. As the end of the summer approaches the stream may dry up. It is recommended that you bring along your own water. There is a “boil water” advisory in effect. This is a sheltered anchorage for power and sail boats, however refer to Marine Charts for the location of submerged rocks, in the bay. Scuba diving is available.

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