Commonly Asked Questions


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Is the road to Bamfield Paved? The road to Bamfield is now chip sealed, but please use caution when driving as it is an active logging road

Does Pachena Bay Campground Have Potable water? Yes, there is access to potable water throughout the Campground at marked stations

Is there Showers and flushable toilets? Yes, we have public washrooms and coin operated showers at the shower house as well as two public bathrooms throughout the campground

Are you connected to the West Coast Trail? No, we are not connected to the West Coast Trail, however we are a part of the Huu-ay-aht Group of Businesses

Is there cell service? Cell service is very limited at the campground to certain spots on the beach depending on carrier. Bamfield has limited cell service to near the Bamfield Fire hall and the Bamfield Marine Science Centre

Do we have Wi-Fi? Yes, we do have Wi-Fi around the campground office

Do we sell firewood? Yes, we do sell firewood at the campground office

Do you sell ice? Yes, we do sell ice at the Campground office
Do you have a place to do Laundry? No, we do not have a laundry facility at the campground however, there is a coin operated laundry at Hacas Inn (Formerly the Motel) in Bamfield.
Is there a restaurant nearby? Yes, there is The Café which is in Bamfield.
Is there a store nearby? Yes, there is a store in Bamfield that sells a variety of items from gum to groceries to souvenirs and toiletries
Is there anywhere to get gas nearby? Yes, there is the Gas Bar located in Bamfield at Ostrom’s