There is a Food-Conditioned Bear within the Campground.

All campers MUST be extra vigilant about having a “Bare” Campiste

Campers will be asked to leave if they do not comply with rules of the campground regarding Bare Campsite.

Please click below on link below on how and what the Bare Camping is and what is expected of you as a camper.

Bare Camping

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Beachfront RV & Tenting Sites

RV Sites

RV sites are available for those seeking full amenities or just the basics. Sites are just steps from the beach and our campground facilities, including washrooms, showers, and firewood stations.

  • RV sites A6 to A12 offer power and water
  • 2 RV sites are unpowered 
  • Range of sizes vary site to site

Wondering about the road conditions to Pachena Bay with your RV? Contact us and we are happy to give you information regarding this.

Tenting Sites

Wake up to the sounds of the west coast right outside your door with our wide selection of tenting sites for campers. All sites have easy access to our shared facilities including showers, washrooms, and firewood.

  • 8 Oceanview sites
  • 50 Tent sites all various sizes

Hiking the West Coast Trail? Learn more about the West Coast Trail and also find links to the Parks Canada reservation system and information.


The Pachena Bay Campground boasts a custom-designed wash house with coin operated hot showers, and flush toilets, all fully wheelchair-accessible. The architecture blends with the environment and reflects the traditional design of a Huu-ay-aht bighouse. Learn more about the Huu-ay-aht First Nation culture, including the origin story behind our campground logo!

Two new bathroom facilities are available in the middle of the campground, and one near the end. 

Water access is available throughout the campground. Recycling centres will be located throughout the campground for guests to recycle pop and liquor bottles/cans as well as plastics, paper and cardboard. There is also a Ostrom’s Gas Bar, offering Gasoline and Diesel fuel Monday – Sunday.