Reservations for some B.C. Parks camp sites are now open. (File photo)

Reservations for some B.C. Parks camp sites are now open. (File photo)

Reservations opening for campsites around B.C.

Now’s the time to start planning your camping trips

With the new year comes the early push to reserve campsites in B.C.

Reservations for Parks Canada campsites opened Thursday while B.C. Parks is also taking reservations into early May on its Discovery Camping online system.

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Reservations for Parks Canada’s world-renowned West Coast Trail, for example, open Monday, Jan. 7, at 8 a.m.

To book a camp site by phone call 1-877-reserve (1-877-737-3783) between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Locally, the CRD takes reservations for Island View Beach campground (open May 18, create account here) while Jordan River Regional Park and Sooke Potholes Regional Park camp sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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