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Fort Nelson, British Columbia

Tetsa River Lodge (formerly Tetsa River Services)

Fort Nelson, British Columbia


Mile 375 Alaska Hwy
Fort Nelson, British Columbia V0C 1R0
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Sites: 30
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 58.652723402028
Longitude: -124.23562706839

Elevation: 2661' (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) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • 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) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • 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 ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • 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 no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River yes
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

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Review Details

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7 Reviews

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

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed overnight. Was asked not to use sewer due to excessive rain and drainage issues however we were able to use dump station. The staff are so welcoming and comical! Only 15 amp at our site. Enjoyed the grassy surroundings after being in so many gravel campsites and especially enjoyed the cinnamon buns! We camped at Tetsa River Lodge (formerly Tetsa River Services) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Don't miss the cinnamon buns!

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Review Count: 114
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 25

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is nestled amongst trees and has the feel of a real campground, rather than just a pull-off along the AlCan. There are 25 sites, 8 = EWS, 17 = EW; $31.50 Cdn for EW or EWS. There are a few pull-throughs, and 4 cabins (3@$95, 1@$120). Electricity is by generator and is advertised as 15 amp, but that is a maximum. That being said it was enough to power my electric fridge, electric cooler, coffee maker, run the stereo and TV, and our electric blanket. I was even able to run my toaster oven, though I didn't try the microwave or electric water heater. There are free hot showers and a laundry (wash & dry = $4 each). Diesel & gas = $1.60/L. There is no cell phone service or WiFi, satellite radio works, but my satellite TV did not, though I was parked amongst trees. We camped at Tetsa River Lodge (formerly Tetsa River Services) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
7
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Cinnamon buns ($5) are huge and phenomenal. Bus tours stop expressly for their famous cinnamon buns and coffee. Their home smoked bacon at $9 for 6 slices is ridiculously expensive but sooo delicious. They also make bread daily. I especially like their multigrain whole wheat ($6 a loaf), which has just a touch of sweetness, like old fashioned brown bread.

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

Good spot for an overnight stay, right off of the road, we were going to stay at provincial park near there but saw so many bears near there we thought we would stay in a populated park. People friendly, except on wifi which was limited. I got an unexpected phone call over wifi in their presence and was asked to not talk over IP. Ok, thats fine didn't know how limited it was really was. Generator runs for electricity, they put is in the back away from it which was nice. Overall a good spot to stop. On way back stayed at Muncho Lake which was spectacular. We camped at Tetsa River Lodge (formerly Tetsa River Services) in a Truck Camper.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my truck camper
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Cinnamon buns good, split one with my wife in morning.

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Review Count: 52
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Located about 75 miles north of Ft Nelson, this was an ok overnight spot. Very basic park, heavily wooded with good spacing of sites. They are on generator which goes until 10, then no power until early morning. Wifi was very limited and apparently someone was downloading too much, so they shut it down. We were given no instructions about limited usage which would have been helpful. I think we caught the woman at the desk on a bad day because she was quite the grump the whole time we were there. We camped at Tetsa River Lodge (formerly Tetsa River Services) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
On the rail
Site Surface
Dirt

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady, Covered Forested
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Review Count: 22
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Doesn't amount to much. We had a pull through that was suppose to have hook ups (ones we didn't want). Well you couldn't reach them because they were at least a 100' away. They put us in a site with trees. It would have been nice enough, but the limbs hung down below our roof. I had to get on the roof and lift the limbs so we could get in and out. Showers and restrooms didn't look inviting at all. Cinnamon biscuits were good, but not worth $5 each. The wife and I split one. I would go down the road t next time. We camped at Tetsa River Lodge (formerly Tetsa River Services) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 38
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

In the middle of nowhere (between towns), but a nice wooded area with passable sites and electric and water. But the electric is on generator only during the day. Wi-Fi worked for my good computer, but weak for my wife's. Very friendly people and excellent cinnamon buns - with cute "star trek" advertising signs on highway. High priced gas if you really needed it. We would stay there again if we did not need to dump. They were talking about selling or closing, after three generations in the same family. We camped at Tetsa River Lodge (formerly Tetsa River Services) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 73
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Your are on the Alaskan Highway. This is a great place to stay overnight. There's no formal registration and the people are as friendly as you'll find. The water is good, electricity is off after 9pm (all by generator) and back on at 5:30am. Their Wi-Fi is spotty but for them as well as you. Sites are nice, restrooms and showers are in a trailer but are clean as a whistle. The best part are the cinnamon buns in the morning - hot from the oven and one is big enough for a meal. Unless you area major fussy, I would recommend this place for an overnight just because they are so friendly. We camped at Tetsa River Lodge (formerly Tetsa River Services) in a Fifth Wheel.

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