Gold Bay Forestry Sites

No Reservable Sites, First Come, First Serve Only

An excellent provincial recreation site is available adjacent to the Sunshine operation. This rustic and treed recreation site features 22 sites for all sizes of recreational vehicles and tents. Facility includes three pit toilets, fire rings, gravel pads and picnic tables.

Text us a day in advance at 1-250-489-2610 and we can tell you how many sites are available.


Cost $15/night/vehicle

Maximum 6 People. Reduced rate of 50% for Seniors and persons with Disabilities (*A person with disabilities is required to provide picture ID and must be designated as a Person With Disabilities under the BC Employment and Assistance Program). No reservations taken. Maximum length of stay 14 consecutive days.


Boating, fishing, swimming, the possibilities are endless. Gold Bay is a great option for those new to Koocanusa or those who prefer short term lots. 

Looking for more adventure? Visit our Driftwood Store to explore water toy rentals.




Gold bay is equipped with the basic necessities to make your stay enjoyable; Boat Launch, Tables, Toilets. Potable water and ice are available at Sunshine Marina Driftwood Store.

Pets must be on a leash. No ATV’s or motor cross bikes allowed in the campground.

Uplands Annual Camping Sites

Our Seasonal Campground is full

These beautiful annual sites are perfect for those who want to enjoy the entire summer on Lake Koocanusa.  Get closer to nature by making a stunning treed site your own.

Thank you for your interest but we do not have any avalability for Annual Sites at this time. You can email us at [email protected] should you wish to be added to our waitlist. Alternative great options are Sandy Shores Resort, North 40 Campground or Kikomun Creek Provincial Campground. Non reservable sites are available at Gold Bay Recreation Site and Englishman Creek on the West side of the Lake. Happy Camping!


Full access sites starting at $4,800 per year

Septic/Grey Water Removal Service: $85 per occasion

All fees due and payable by January 31st of each year. Applicable taxes apply.


You have an annual site, now you can make the most of all Koocanusa has to offer. Spend your days on the lake and nights underneath the stars in the comfort of your personalized surroundings.