Kettle Canyon / Kettle Bench Free Camping

Kettle Canyon / Kettle Bench Free Camping

Four small, treed camping sites along the Kettle River. Scenic pools and waterfall. Good swimming hole.You will enjoy there 3 Campsites Enjoy Camping Fishing & Swiming.

Kettle Canyon / Kettle Bench Recreation Site is located along the Kettle River which is most commonly accessed via the Christian Valley Service road that travels from Highway 33 at Rock Creek and all the way to Highway 6 in the Monashee area. Kettle River along Christian Valley has numerous rec sites with free camping. If one is traveling from Kelowna you can drive to Kettle Canyon via Beaver Creek Forest Service Road from near Beaverdell. ***Backroads Mapbook has titled this road Beaverdell Forest Service Road but there is no road by that name.

Here are some pictures from a recent camping / fishing trip in June where the Kettle River was at a high level due to recent rains of June 2012.

Cranbrook Community Forest in Rocky Mountain

Cranbrook Community Forest in Rocky Mountain

Cranbrook Community Forest in Rocky Mountain recreation site has no Campsites but you can go to the site with a two wheel drive! Enjoy attractive Camping, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Nature Study, Picnicking opportunities.

Amenities: Tables,Toilets

Free Camping

Cranbrook Community Forest, Rocky Mountain, Cranbrook

Site Description:Interpretive forest adjacent to the City of Cranbrook. Recreation or, interpretive trail network with day use facilities and refer to the Cranbrook Community Forest brochure, available at the Cranbrook office.

Driving Directions: The main vehicle entrance to the Sylvan Lake area is adjacent to the South East Fire Centre Base at the north end of Cranbrook. Turn off the highway onto 30th Ave. N. and then immediately left onto the business frontage road. The most folksy walking entrance can be found near the Cranbrook Golf Course. Continue past the golf course on 2nd St. S. Just beyond Edgewood Dr. turn left into the gravel parking area. This gate is closed year round. A useful link for driving directions in BC:

Cranbrook Community Forest in Rocky Mountain Interactive Map