Campbell River and the surrounding areas provide residents with year round beauty, recreation and conveniences.
With a population of over 35,000 Campbell River is nestled on the eastern coast of Vancouver Island at the southern end of Discovery Passage. Although historically described as the “Salmon Capital of the World” and the “Gateway to Discovery Islands”, both tourists and residents are able to enjoy many outdoor activities!
Many outlying communities rely on Campbell River for main services. Gold River, Quadra and Cortes Islands, Sayward, Oyster River, Tahsis and Zeballos are all close-by and offer their own unique neighborhoods and Real Estate possibilities.
The City of Campbell River covers approximate 143.12 square kilometres and has many growing industries. Historically more resource driven, the modern economy enjoys a larger focus on tourism.
Learn more about Campbell River’s popular neighborhoods below to find your perfect fit.
CAMPBELL RIVER COMMUNITIES
At the southern end of Campbell River city limits is the community of Willow Point. As one of the fastest growing areas, it has an increasing number of businesses serving area residents. A well maintained Sea Walk skirts the beach and provides residents with a scenic walking route.
The Quinsam Heights area is close to downtown and all amenities. As an area popular for families it has all levels of schools, recreation, and is highly accessible by public transportation. With ample parks and green spaces Quinsam Heights is an affordable up and coming area.
The downtown area of Campbell River lies along Discovery Passage. Incorporated with the shops, restaurants and hotels is a seaside park that often hosts community events. Spirit Square and Shoppers Row are also popular gathering places for local outdoor events.
Campbellton is an area rich in history and is the northern most part of the city, which connects downtown and the Inland Island Highway. Home to a large number of businesses and services, the area is a popular stop for travelers heading north.
As a mixture of commercial and residential areas with estate sized properties, northern Campbell River encompasses a large land mass. With a lot of natural and forested areas it’s a popular location for people wanting to be close to the city for necessities but still want close access to boat launches, camping and hiking trails, including the historic Ripple Rock trail!