Revelstoke, British Columbia

Williamson's Lake Campground

Revelstoke, British Columbia



Revelstoke, British Columbia
Phone: (250) 837-5512

Sites: 41
Recent Rate: $31 8/2014

Latitude: 50.9679530752815
Longitude: -118.171737438965

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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 no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $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 no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
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
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • 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 yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • 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 ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals yes
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit yes
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball yes
  • Sports Field Sports Field yes
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf yes
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong yes
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

10 Reviews

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Doug Atterbury

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

We were here three years ago, and it has not gotten any better. Small RV and tent park situated at a local lake attraction. Great for families and party groups, with swimming, putt-putt, play areas, boat rentals, paddle boards, fishing, etc. Don't come if you don't care about those and want to get to sleep at a reasonable hour. My rating is for the physical amenities alone; it wouldn't be fair to give it a 3 or 4 because I don't have kids and want a quiet campsite. Now the park - some pull-throughs, some back-ins, and many tent sites. All are dirt, gravel, or grass, some shaded, some in the open. Site amenities vary; some have full service, others lack sewers, TV, or electricity. My sewer connection was higher than my outlet (the dump station on the way out is excellent). Interior roads are all gravel. While the location is suitably far from highways and railroads, and still near town, locals can overwhelm the lakeside areas and fill the roadsides with parking. Bathrooms are so-so, only cold water is available. Cell reception is good, but WiFi is terrible or non-existent except near the office. We camped at Williamson's Lake Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Gunnar

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

An older park. Some construction work going on putting in a new office area. Running the office out of a travel trailer at the moment. It was dusty during our stay caused by the hot dry weather. A good place for a night or two for sure. We camped at Williamson's Lake Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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DiplomatTraveler

Review Count: 100
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

The campground is now under new management and she is working hard to freshen and update the facilities. A new snack bar and patio are under construction. As others have mentioned, the park sets alongside a lake, but the sites are not on the water. The campground offers sites with full hookups, electric only, and no hookups. We had a nice, level pull-through site with plenty of room for our 4-slide, 40' RV and tow. We would definitely return to stay longer and rent a canoe! We camped at Williamson's Lake Campground in a Motorhome.

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TheJim

Review Count: 246
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

This municipal campground is a mixed bag. It has a lot of potential, but is not quite there. It is one of the more reasonably priced campgrounds in the area, so is fairly heavily used. It is fairly convenient to town. There are dry camping sites, sites with electricity, and full-hookup sites. If in a dry site, you are only allowed to run your generator for an hour in the morning and an hour in the evening. The price shown is for an electric service site. There is fresh water fill and a dump station, which costs an addition $3.00 per use. None of the sites are actually on the lake, but it is close by. The sites are fairly well separated, but there is not a lot of vegetation to provide privacy. We chose an electric site that was fairly nice; however, when we plugged in our electrical management system would not allow it to come on and reported that the plug had reverse polarity. A test with a meter confirmed the problem. We were moved to a site that was full-hookup, but not nearly as nice. There the electricity was OK, but our view was of a large white storage container. We elected to stay only one night. We observed that the park manager had put someone into the site we had rejected and had not corrected the problem. Our Verizon phone worked well. We could not get satellite because of trees. We would probably not stay at this campground again. We camped at Williamson's Lake Campground in a Motorhome.

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John WD Smith

Review Count: 60
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

Big sized pull through site. Central to activities in Revelstoke area. Friendly staff, very open and lots of room to spread out, will return. We camped at Williamson's Lake Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Thedogsma

Review Count: 52
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Our favourite choice when in the Revelstoke area. Quiet and well maintained at the cheapest price in the area. We are always made to feel welcome. We camped at Williamson's Lake Campground in a Motorhome.

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Doug Atterbury

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2011 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

If you want a quiet campground, this isn't it. If you are looking for family spots, this is a kid-centric park, and they are everywhere. There is miniature golf, swimming, paddle boats, and a large playground. The lake is open to locals, so they fill the parking lot and line up down the road. Sites are closely-spaced, gravel, off-level side-to-side by several inches, and served by a mostly gravel loop road. Some grass and tables near sites, lots of grass elsewhere in park. There are many tent sites crammed in everywhere. Some sites have shade, most do not. Bathrooms are so-so, one has only cold water. Management is friendly and helpful. There is a small store and short-order kitchen attached to the office. Cell service is good, but Wi-Fi is only available in about half the park. Cable TV includes a couple of US stations. We camped at Williamson's Lake Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Thedogsma

Review Count: 52
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

Friendly, helpful staff. Clean washrooms and free showers. NOT near the railway or Transcanada so very quiet right now, but it's not a weekend or summer vacation. We camped at Williamson's Lake Campground in a Motorhome.

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riley_donaldson

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

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Fairly nice setting. Sites available on the lakefront or closer to the showers on the hill. Fast Wifi connection and clean sites. Away from much of the highway and rail noise Revelstoke is famous for. Friendly staff. A preferable over night stop at most. We camped here in a truck camper. We camped at Williamson's Lake Campground in a Truck Camper.

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wandrr

Review Count: 102
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: October, 2009 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground is small, friendly, accessible, clean, and well away from the highway and railway noise. Some sites are shaded, but others are open, allowing for good satellite system access. The rates are very reasonable. Overall this was a very nice campground. We will definitely stay here again. We camped at Williamson's Lake Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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