Easily one of our absolute favourite spots. Whether you’re en route to Tahsis or spending some time in Gold River, a trip to Cougar Creek is a must. This gorgeous recreation area is a on the shores of a calm inlet with breathtaking views of the mountains and glistening ocean that seems to go on for miles. There are 65 campsites that are accessible year round but have a $15/night camping fee from May-Sept and are free in the off season. This is a popular spot for anglers and boaters so be sure to get there early to get a good spot! There’s plenty of room to explore the water, the old growth forest and have a campfire as the sun sets. The road in is fairly well-maintained but is a very active logging/industrial area so keep an eye out for trucks – any type of camper will be fine.
Max stay is 14 days.