City Campground

Open May 1 to September 30

The Nelson City Campground is a popular stop for tourists to the area who are looking for a bit of nature in an urban setting. The campground is located on High Street, just around the corner and to the east of downtown Nelson. Within easy walking distance of shopping, recreation and the West Arm of Kootenay Lake, the campground offers visitors a central location to tent or to park their RVs and explore Nelson.

The campground operates from spring to fall (May 1 to September 30). Laundry and all-weather cooking facilities, as well as water, sanitary and electrical hookups are available on site. The campground offers: 7 full-service sites; 20 sites with electrical hookup; 12 tent sites; and 4 sites for RV units up to 40 feet. View the City Campground Site Map [PDF - 61 KB] showing the location of available spots or a Location of Campground and City Parks Tourism Map [PDF - 293 KB].

Please see the following forms for more information on the campground:

  1. Campground Rules and Regulations [PDF - 405 KB]
  2. Campground Cancellation Policy [PDF - 168 KB]
  3. How to Reserve a Campsite [PDF - 65 KB]
  4. Campground Fees [PDF - 61 KB]


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