Vancouver Island Parks.

Vancouver Island takes pride in showcasing its parks. And with over 120 Provincial Parks, plus countless Regional and City Parks, you have a great many choices. Whether you are looking for a quiet oasis, a place to camp, or a playground for the kids, the following articles showcase the best Vancouver Island parks.

First up is a complete list of the many beautiful Government-run parks we have on Vancouver Island.  These include Provincial Parks, Provincial Marine Parks, Ecological Reserves, and the three National Parks found here. The list is organized alphabetically.

Below that main Provincial Park list are feature articles of our favourite parks around Vancouver Island. Within each article, you’ll find full detail about each park.

If an image catches your eye, click on it to find more information about that location.

Vancouver Island Provincial Parks List A - Z
The many provincial parks of Vancouver Island. Vancouver Island View

A 10-minute boat ride across Nanaimo’s harbour brings you to a beautiful Provincial Park. Newcastle Island, or Saysutshun, as Snuneymuxw people know it, is…

Morton Lake Provincial Park near Campbell River offers beautiful lakeside camping with plenty of fishing, swimming and canoeing opportunities. Features: Lakeside vehicle accessible camping;…

Goldstream Provincial Park near Victoria offers much to its visitors. The two large waterfalls, an old-growth forest, and a salmon spawning stream make this…

A long sandy beach, warm ocean waters and proximity to Victoria make Bamberton Park a popular spot to explore. Features: Sandy beach; vehicle accesssible…

The Sooke Potholes are a series of deep, polished pools carved naturally into the river’s bedrock and undoubtedly the town’s most famous attraction. Glacial…

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