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Living Forest Oceanside Campground & RV Park In Nanaimo BC

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A Beautifully Kept Park!

My wife and I recently had the pleasure of staying at this wonderful Park in Nanaimo, British Columbia. I telephoned the Park the morning of our stay from out of town to see if they had a site available for the night.  The attendant on the phone was very friendly and polite and said that there was one dry site available.

The park is easy to find and centrally located to the City of Nanaimo BC, just 2.5 miles or 4 km to downtown and the waterfront. Have a closer look at this short video offering a glimpse of this picturesque city located on Vancouver Island.

Nanaimo, Vancouver Island – YouTube Video


Living Forest Oceanside Campground & RV Park Amenities

After checking in, I could not help but notice how clean and well maintained this huge facility was. As well, after arriving to our assigned site, I had the feeling I was staying at one of BC’s beautiful Provincial Parks.

Living Forest RV Park Nanaimo BC

Clean Spacious Campsites At Living Forest Campground

Sites were spacious, with beautiful huge trees all around, clean and well groomed.  This is a full facility park, complete with tiered ocean view – full hook up RV sites.

There are plenty of walking areas that lead down to the beach area, great for swimming in the river during the summer months!

Living Forest Campground River Swimming

Grocery, restaurants and other shopping are just a few minutes walk down from the entrance roadway, making it very convenient for campers!

Ocean View Tiered Campsites

Living Forest Campground RV Site

A huge selection of campsites to suit your wants and needs.  Choose from dry campsites, like the one we chose shown in the picture below, to beautiful full hook up ocean view sites.

Beautiful Treed Private Campsites

Living Forest Oceanside Campground


On Site Cafe With View Patio & Wifi Access

One other added bonus is a nice little Cafe located directly in the Park, complete with Patio and Ocean views!

Living Forest Cafe

Living Forest Campground Cafe

Enjoy coffee, homemade muffins, ice cream and more! As well, situated on the patio is free wifi internet service along with electrical plug-ins for your laptop.

Living Forest Campground Cafe

I was also struck by the amazing outhouse restroom situated close to our site. Immaculately kept, complete with flush toilet and sink with running water and electric hand dryer.  Another added bonus and feature at this campground.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this lovely Park. The staff on site were all very friendly and pets are most welcome.

Creative Artwork Outside the Office

Living Forest Oceanside RV And Campground


A Perfect Base Camp For Touring Vancouver Island

Sunset Photo Looking Toward the City of Nanaimo

Nanaimo British Columbia Sunset

The campground and the City of Nanaimo are situated on the east side of Vancouver Island in a perfect centralized location for touring the entire Island.

The Capital City of Victoria is located just 1 ½ hours drive to the South with many other beautiful towns and attractions just minutes to the North.



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As well, easy access to the world famous ‘Long Beach’ and the town of Tofino, BC located on the west coast of the Island is just over 200 kilometers away or about 2 ½ hour drive.

Of course, one cannot visit Nanaimo without a walk downtown and the cities beautiful waterfront walkway and park.  Enjoy an oceanfront stroll, shops and restaurants, making for a perfect afternoon.

Sunset Nanaimo BC Canada

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Enjoy spectacular coastal scenery right from your campsite at Living Forest! I have listed the campgrounds official website below for your convenience, where you can access much more detailed information on this outstanding park. 🙂


🏕   Living Forest RV Park

I’ve also listed the Official British Columbia Tourism link below to their website page for your convenience. I’ve directed the link to their page on Vancouver Island. It’s filled with excellent information on everything this beautiful part of British Columbia has to offer.

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🌲   Tourism British Columbia – Vancouver Island

The campground is open year round and reservations are accepted.

Living Forest Oceanside RV Park


Safe and Healthy Travels! 🙂

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Although our visit was in collaboration with Living Forest Campground, rest assured all content and opinions are that of the author and reflect my personal experience only.
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