9.1 Excellent
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Kootenay River RV Park (Formerly Kootenay River RV Kampground)

Castlegar, British Columbia


651 Rosedale Road
Castlegar, British Columbia V1N4L2
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 50
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 49.31295
Longitude: -117.63335

Elevation: 1444' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly no
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground no
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach yes
  • Biking Biking yes
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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6 Reviews

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here for two nights with our dogs. We were lucky to get a spot backing onto the river...very beautiful scenery! This is an adults only quiet campground so, needless to say, that is what it was. The spots are large and grassy and the grounds are immaculate. The owner is super nice and helpful. We loved it here, I'd certainly recommend it. We camped at Kootenay River RV Park (Formerly Kootenay River RV Kampground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
On The River
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

The nightly rate was $36 Canadian. An excellent value. We were fortunate to have had a riverside site for our three night stay. Check-in was quick with the young attendant showing us our site and helping us back in. The pad was small stone and level, large enough for our 34 ft. trailer and truck. The hook-ups were central to the pad and quite new. The grass surrounding the pad was very well kept and green. The washrooms had been recently renovated with free showers and very clean. The river was a welcome relief to the 39C (near 100F) heat, but required caution when swimming or floating. This is a very fast and wide river, fortunately there was a small cove at the campground to use safely. Wifi was a bit weak at times but the cell signal was strong. This is an adult only (no kids) campground. There was lots of room for the biggest rig in sites 1-3 which were totally grass. This was one of the most pleasant campground we've stayed in and would definitely stay there again. We camped at Kootenay River RV Park (Formerly Kootenay River RV Kampground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
R4
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The rail-trail was very enjoyable on the Columbia & Western Trail. This bike trail can be enjoyed on most types of bicycles.

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Review Count: 54
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

This is a 55+ park which is located on an old drive-in movie site and provides superior service to older travelers. Our lot was on the riverside so we had a great view of the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers. It was a large site with 30 amp power, water, sewer, cable tv, gravel parking area and grass all around. The services are located at the front of the lot so you may need extensions for cords and hoses. There is a community firepit and the bathhouse has two toilets and sinks and one shower. We would stay at this park again. We camped at Kootenay River RV Park (Formerly Kootenay River RV Kampground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
R5
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

There are many attractions in Castlegar including the Doukhorbor Discovery Center, Verigin's Tomb, Main Street sculptures, and the old walking bridge.

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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

This is a great little resort in an old drive in theater location. We had a site with a view of the river out the picture window in the rear of our trailer. Owners/staff were very friendly and very helpful. We camped at Kootenay River RV Park (Formerly Kootenay River RV Kampground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
R2
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

There was an "Art Walk" in Castlegar and we took a day trip to Nelson, BC.

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Review Count: 57
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $23.00
Overall Rating:

For us, the best part about this Park is that it is adult oriented with quiet times 24 hours a day. This makes for good sound sleeping. All services worked very very well, and the staff are very good. Great access to the river for fishing, and tons of walking and hiking trails in the area. Could only find two negative things - the road going in and out is very narrow, so watch for RVs coming and going, and the lids on the garbage bin are very heavy. We camped at Kootenay River RV Park (Formerly Kootenay River RV Kampground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

The grounds are absolutely beautiful and well cared for. Lots of trees for shade and well manicured grass beside the level gravel pads. Services are new and readily accessible to the trailer hook-ups. Very clean camping areas.

Staff is very friendly and knowledgable. They work hard keeping the landscaping and trees in top notch shape. Lots of flowers and greenery to enhance your stay. We camped at Kootenay River RV Park (Formerly Kootenay River RV Kampground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
R2
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

A short walk to the Kootenay river and good viewing of the local mountains. Fishing is good in the Kootenay river upstream or downstream of the camp grounds. A boat is recommended for most of the season.

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