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Paradise Valley Campground

Paradise Valley Campground

Paradise Valley is a rural area on the Cheakamus River about 22 km north of Squamish. Paradise Valley Campground is open from May to mid-October.

To learn more about the campground at Paradise Valley, continue reading. For information about other places to pitch your tent or park your RV, see our article about Camping in the Lower Mainland.


The campground at Paradise Valley was closed for a while because of the outbreak for the novel coronavirus. As of June 12th, 2020, however, it is again open. It is not, however, business as usual.

As of mid-June, the campground is open only for campers and RVs. Initially at least, tenting is not allowed. That’s because the washrooms with their showers and toilet facilities are closed until further notice.

For the most up-to-date information about the status of the venue see the Paradise Valley Campground website.

Paradise Valley in Squamish

There’s a nice private campground in the area, appropriately named Paradise Valley Campground. It makes for a good and affordable place from which to explore the area.

Of the two main camping options in the Squamish area, Alice Lake is our first choice, primarily because of the lake for swimming in the summer and the free hot showers. Paradise Valley though places a close second. Rarely do private campgrounds come close to comparing to ones in provincial parks, at least in our opinion, but Paradise Valley is an exception – it’s a great one.

The camping season at Paradise Valley runs from May 1st until Thanksgiving and rates are reasonable for a private place. They have a “no amplified music” policy, which most guests appreciate, while campfire singing and guitar playing is welcomed.

Just steps away from the Paradise Valley Campground is the Tenderfoot Creek  Salmon Enhancement Hatchery.

Paradise Valley Campground
Paradise Valley Campground Office Area

Where is Paradise Valley

Parade Valley Campground is located at 3520 Paradise Valley Road which is about 18 km north of Squamish.

Instead of turning right off the Sea to Sky Highway and heading to Alice Lake Provincial Park, you turn left at the same turnoff to get to Paradise Valley.

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Other Information

For more information about the campground see the Paradise Valley website.

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