Kitty Coleman Provincial Park, Courtenay

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Kitty Coleman Provincial Park, also known as Kitty Coleman Beach Provincial Park, is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. It is located on Vancouver Island, in the Courtney/Comox area, south of the mouth of the Oyster River just northeast of Courtenay. Unlike most provincial parks, it is a Class 'C' provincial park, meaning it is run by a local community board., and is usually filled with local campers. The beach is directly across from the sites and provides a beautiful view of Powell River and the surrounding beaches across the water. There are only pit toilets available, and no hook-up or sani-station for motorhomes. It is approximately 0.1 km2 in area.HistoryThe park was established on November 14, 1944 and was named after Kitty Coleman, a local First Nation member who left her tribe early to marry a white man.Flora and FaunaThere are very tall Douglas Fir trees in the southern area. Wild onions also grow in the park.
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  • Sit and watch the waves lap at the beach or walk a few steps down to the water and go for a swim.. Family camping ..can be tight but a lot of fun getting to know your neighbours..  more »
  • Nice setting, great ocean views, camp sites just feet away from beach but still allows some privacy in the campsites depending on which sites you get, toilets reasonable but you must supply your own t...  more »
  • $15 is a bargain for a campsite, however supplying no tp is an insult. It makes it sound so chinsy. Campsites are not private on the beach but lined up side by side. A few in the forest are more priva...  more »
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  • The smell of the sea, the view of the Sunshine Coast, the quiet. It's worth a half hour or so stop there.
  • We didn't camp here but just stumbled across it while driving around. Amazing view and peaceful, if we were going on a camping trip this is the first place I'd think of to go.
  • Awesome views great camping
  • Nice camping area
  • Nice view!