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Tetsa River Campground

Northern Rocky Mountain Foothills, British Columbia

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  • Park entrance.- Tetsa River Campground
  • The Tetsa River sits in front of the campground.- Tetsa River Campground
  • Day use area and park.- Tetsa River Campground
  • Typical site. - Tetsa River Campground
  • Typical site. - Tetsa River Campground
  • Sites have picnic tables and a fire ring.- Tetsa River Campground
  • Information posted in the campground.- Tetsa River Campground
  • Campground access.- Tetsa River Campground
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Spacious sites. Family friendly. Close to the river.
Cons: 
Potential to fill-up.
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Region:
Northern Rocky Mountain Foothills, BC
Access: 
Vehicle
Managed by: 
Northern Rockies Regional Municipality
Price per night (basic site): 
16.79 € (20.00 $)
Congestion: 
Occasionally full
Pets allowed: 
Yes, with restrictions
Maximum trailer length: 
12.19 m (40.00 ft)
Year round: 
No
Open from: 
May 15 to September 10
Parking Pass: 
None
Preferable Season(s):
Summer
Reservations possible: 
No
Total number of sites: 
25
Current Local Weather:
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Campground Description

Campground Description

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Tetsa River Campground is a spacious, well-maintained park approximately 96 kilometers northwest of Fort Nelson along the Alaska Highway. The 25-site campground lies on the banks of the Tetsa River and is a poplar destination for anglers who are after the many bull trout and Arctic grayling that the Tetsa contains. 

The campground is managed by the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality, and it has an operator on-site at all times. Firewood is included in the registration fee, which is a nice bonus compared to other campgrounds in the area. Each site features a spacious picnic area including a picnic table and fire ring. There are vault toilets scattered throughout the park, garbage bins, and a potable water pump. The campground itself is set in the boreal forest ecosystem that engulfs the Northern Rocky Mountain foothills, which offers welcome shade in the warmer months. 

The park also has a day-use area with a children's playground and enclosed picnic shelter, which is also available to those who might be tenting and looking to get out of the weather. 

Special notes: The Tetsa River area is a haven for large wildlife such as moose, elk and deer who feed on the willow along the river bed. It is always a good idea to have your camera or binoculars ready at all times when camping in the park.

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