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.
With continuous growth, Campbellton is in revitalization mode, being restored to its original stature.
Here you will find retail shops, restaurants and lodging, as well as plenty of river access points, parks and a community garden! Being a stones throw away from downtown, entertainment can always be found. Campbellton hosts many events including the Logger Sports and the Rotary Club’s “The Ducky 500”!
Downtown and Central Campbell River
Downtown is bustling with life!
Found in the heart of downtown is the Spirit Square, where live entertainment and events are held where all summer long. Steps away is the Tidemark Theater, where local and international talent is showcased. Restaurants, parks, and sporting events can all be found here, perfect to those wanting to be close to the action of the city! Central Campbell River contains established neighbourhoods, many with stunning views of the ocean and Quadra Island.
Pictures from the Downtown and Central Campbell River area:
North Campbell River
The further North you go, the greener the scenery!
Semi-rural neighbourhoods with large lots have close access to hiking, boat moorage, and river access. Sites of interest further north include Ripple Rock and Menzies Mountain. North Campbell River is a gateway to northern Vancouver Island, where you will find smaller communities such Sayward and Woss, along with the popular Mount Cain Alpine Park.
Pictures from North Campbell River area:
Along the Quinsam River, there is river fishing and hiking trails in your backyard!
With easy access to town, the luxuries of civilization are not lost. Located in this area is the Campbell River Golf and Country Club, where you will find an 18 hole golf course. Often you will see fly fishers fishing in the river. If fishing isn’t your thing, on either side of the Campbell River is the Canyon View Trail, which is a beautiful walking trail that is 6km long.
A growing community.
Right on the Sea Walk, you can stroll along the ocean and take in the incredible views with several beach access points. The community of Willow Point offers restaurants with live entertainment, shopping, recreation and so much more. Everything is located within close range, leaving Willow Point to be great for families of all ages!
Pictures from the Willow Point area:
So you’ve decided that Campbell River is the place for your new home, what’s next?