Campbell River is a coastal city in British Columbia on the east coast of Vancouver Island at the south end of Discovery Passage, which lies along the important coastal Inside Passage shipping route. Campbell River claims a population of approximately 31,000 and has long been touted as "the Salmon Capital of the World". Campbell River and Region is in close proximity to the neighboring communities of Quadra and the Discovery Islands, Sayward, Oyster River, Gold River, Tahsis and Zeballos.
Campbell River enjoys a mild climate, with temperatures usually between -2°C (28°F) and 23°C (73°F) year-round. The most precipitation is measured in November, at 231 millimeters (9 in) on average. While January sees the most average snow, 152 millimeters (6 in), only 10 millimeters (3/8 in) will be seen actually accumulating. In the winter months occasional Arctic bursts from the interior of British Columbia can make their way onto the coast bringing temperatures below normal.Derived from Wikipedia Content
|Quick Facts about Campbell River|
|Population||31,186 (2011 est)|
|Area||1,737.37 square kilometres|
|Time Zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|Main Highways||Highway 19
|Main Waterways||Discovery Passage
Strait of Georgia
|Elevation||24 m (79 ft)|
Activities & Day Trips
There's lots to do in Campbell River after you settle in. Hike through British Columbia's oldest provincial park - Strathcona Provincial Park, go skiing or boarding at Mount Washington, or enjoy the laid-back island lifestyle of Quadra Island while you shoot a round of golf.
|Strathcona Park||← check official website|
|Mount Washington||← check official website|
|Quadra Island||← check official website|
|Elk Falls||← check official website|
|Desolation Sound||← check official website|
|Miracle Beach||← check official website|
|Rebecca Spit||← check official website|
|Cortes Island||← check official website|
|Saratoga Beach||← check official website|
Passage View Motel is central to many of the Vancouver island's more popular activities like salmon fishing and halibut fishing, whale watching and bear watching, hiking, rafting, kayaking, scuba diving, rock climbing, spa retreats and so much more.
Salmon Fishingmillions of salmon every year