Goldstream Provincial Park

Goldstream Provincial Park is located 16 km northwest of Victoria on southern Vancouver Island on the Trans Canada Hwy (Hwy #1). There are separate entrances for the main campground, group campsite and day-use area:

  • Visitors coming to the campground now must use Amy Road via Westshore Parkway to get to the campground. The Westshore Parkway intersection is just south of the old (now closed) Sooke Lake Road intersection and the first traffic signal after the Spencer Road intersection on Trans Canada Hwy #1.
  • The entrance to the day-use area is at the junction of Trans Canada Hwy #1 and Finlayson Arm Road.
  • The entrance to the group campsite is off the Trans Canada Hwy #1 opposite the now closed Sooke Lake Road intersection.
Goldstream Park Picnic Area

Goldstream Park Day Use Area

Goldstream Provincial Park Campground

Goldstream Provincial Park Tent Site

Goldstream Provincial Park Campground

Goldstream Provincial Park Campsite

Massive trees, majestic waterfalls, a meandering river that meets the sea, flowers, birds and fascinating fish are but a few of the attractions that draw people to Goldstream Provincial Park, a mere 16 km from downtown Victoria on southern Vancouver Island.

Goldstream River, Goldstream Provincial Park

Goldstream River

Trails range from easy, wheelchair accessible walks to strenuous hikes and track along creeks, through forested uplands and past abandoned gold diggings from the days of the Gold Rush. More adventurous hikers can climb to the top of one of the highest points in Greater Victoria – Mt Finlayson, a recent addition to the park in 1994. Another trail leads you to stunning Niagara Falls, which cascades 47.5 metres down a rock cliff into a crystal clear canyon pool below.

Niagara Falls, Goldstream Provincial Park, BC

Niagara Falls

Goldstream Provincial Park

Stairway leading from campground to a waterfall on the Goldstream River

The park is also the site of an annual chum salmon spawning run, which draws thousands of salmon – and visitors – every year. Riverside trails and observation platforms provide extraordinary opportunities to view this natural phenomenon, which also attracts Bald eagles, who swoop down to devour the bodies of the spawned out salmon.

Goldstream Salmon Run

Goldstream Salmon Run

sitemap of goldstream campground

Site map of Goldstream Campground

Campground Dates of Operation

All dates are subject to change without notice
Opening and Closing Campground Dates:
(campground is accessible but may not offer full services such as water, security, etc.)
Year round
Campground Dates with Full Services and Fees: March 13 – October 31
Winter fee from November 1 – March 12 with no water, no firewood, no sani-station.
Campground Reservable Dates: May 13 – September 6
Total Number of Vehicle Accessible Campsites: 167
Number of Reservable Campsites, if applicable:
(all remaining sites are first-come, first-served)
Note: The above information is for the campground only. Park users can still walk into the park if conditions such as weather permit. Check the “Attention Visitor Notice” above for park alerts.

For more information or to reserve a spot click HERE.