4.3 Poor
Dease Lake, British Columbia

Water’s Edge Campground

Dease Lake, British Columbia

Hwy 37
Dease Lake, British Columbia V0C 1L0
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 25
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 58.520296557485
Longitude: -130.028890002

Elevation: 2669' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) no
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets yes
  • Showers Showers no
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service no
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone yes
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek yes
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

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4 Reviews

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

Was way too expensive for what we got. No electricity. No water. Pit toilets that were clean. We shared a site with our friends and split the cost. But $36.00 is way, way expensive. Not the $15 as on the web. We camped at Water’s Edge Campground in a Truck Camper.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Number
Site Surface
Site Type
Back in
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Sewer Connection

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
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Waters edge campground, owner at Water’s Edge Campground responded to this review

We apologize for your inconvenience. The $36.00 rate was for 2 vehicles in a double site which made your cost only $18.00 per vehicle. Before signing in you were informed we are off the grid and do not have power. I am unaware of any web site that says our rate is $15.00 unless it was passport America which you did not claim.

Review Count: 94
States Visited: 40
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

Be forwarned - Wilderness Camping means NO SERVICES. No hook ups, no dump, just cleared sites and pit toilets. When I asked about the advertised free W-Fi, was advised "Wi-Fi is down" (but my computer showed their locked link was up). They offer laundry services for $11 (including soap)- they run a portable generator to get power for you to wash a load.

Dirt road from highway leads down towards lake. very steep - if it was wet or you had a big, heavy rig, you might have issues. Tree covered sites relatively level, some are very tight, others wide. Picnic table and fire rings at sites. There is a boat ramp and dirt dock if you bring a boat or want to go fishing.

It was beautiful and quiet in the trees with the wind coming across the lake. We made do with what we had, but if I'm paying for dry camping with an RV, at minimum I want public toilets/showers, a dump station, and potable water like you'd find at a provincial or state park, otherwise it's the same as boondocking in a parking lot.

Price is $25/night unless you have Passport America, when it's $15. Firewood is available at $10 bundle (May '16). We camped at Water’s Edge Campground in a Truck Camper.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Surface
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
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Review Count: 127
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 16

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

Winding road down off of Hwy 37 to get to campground. Only one pull-through, which we got - a little tight but doable. Wi-Fi was okay. Owner knocked on door at 1030 PM and told us to turn off our generator! Got up early, left and drove up to a rest stop where we stopped, turned on the generator and made our coffee! Would probably not stay there again as $23 seems a lot to pay for Wi-Fi and not be able to use your generator. We camped at Water’s Edge Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 321
States Visited: 40
Helpful Reviews: 79

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a commercial campground along the Cassiar Highway about 7 miles north of the town of Dease Lake. There is short, steep dirt road leading down to the campground located along the shore above Dease Lake. There are no hookups of any kind and there is no potable water nor is there a dump station (despite what it says in some guide books). There are pit toilets. There is Wi-Fi as long as the campground generator is on, which seems to be most of the day. You can get the signal at the first few sites near the office and it is reasonably fast. Our Verizon phone did not have a signal and there were too many trees for a satellite signal. A few of the sites have a view of the lake, but most sites have views that are blocked by trees. The sites are reasonably well separated and there is some vegetation to provide a bit of privacy. There are picnic tables and a fire ring at the sites and there is firewood sold. The owner lives on site and is very nice and personable. Although it might be possible, it would be tight for a big rig. The price is a bit steep for no amenities except WiFi. Next time, we would probably bypass this campground and either camp at a Provincial Park or a commercial park with some hookups. We had to pay $10 for dumping and water at a campground in Dease Lake. At the same park, it would have cost $23 for a site with electric and water and dumping would have been free. It is difficult because the campground owner is so nice, but we would likely not stay here again. We camped at Water’s Edge Campground in a Motorhome.

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