Loveland Bay Provincial Park is a small camp and picnic site on the north shore of Loveland Bay on Campbell Lake on north central Vancouver Island.
Loveland Bay Provincial Park and Morton Lake Provincial Park are used as base camps from which to start or end the Sayward Forest Canoe Route. Loveland Bay is convenient for day trips to Gold River, Sayward and Kelsey Bay, Rock Bay and Quadra and Cortes Islands.
The 30-hectare park has 31 vehicle accessible campsites, including group camping sites – reservations are accepted. Open from May 14 to October 15, fees are collected during this time. The campground gate is closed October 15. The day-use area of the park is open year round unless inaccessible due to weather conditions, especially during the off-season.
Canoeing and kayaking is allowed at the park and there is a boat launch available for small boats only in the day-use area. Recreational activities include swimming, water skiing, boating and fishing.
Facilities are limited to pit toilets, and the park is wheelchair accessible. There are no sani-station/dump facilities at this park. The nearest sani-station/dump facilities are located at Elk Falls Provincial Park and in Campbell River.
Loveland Bay Provincial Park is located on north central Vancouver Island, 11 miles (18 km) west of Campbell River off Highway 28 on the Brewster Lake Road (Camp 5 Road – 7.5 miles/12 km of gravel) via John Hart Dam.
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