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Telegraph Cove Forest Campground

Number of Campsites: 125

Rentals Available: 24


Voted one of the ten best “towns” in Canada to visit by travel writers (as published in Harrowsmith Magazine), Telegraph Cove is tucked away on the eastern coast of Northern Vancouver Island in one of the last virtually untouched areas of the North American continent. This tiny sawmill and cannery community was important to the development of the North Island and has a rich and colorful history. From 1911 when the first telegraph operator took up residence in Telegraph Cove this little cove has been a unique part of Northern Vancouver Island.

Telegraph Cove Resorts takes pride in being able to present it to the general public in as close to the original condition as possible. You’ll love our cozy cabins/cottages along the boardwalk and our campground / RV park in the old growth forest.

The most important reason people return year after year to Telegraph Cove Resort?
Because they feel like family!
“Our staff enjoy working at the Cove, assisting guests and making them welcome”
There’s no other experience like it in Coastal British Columbia.
Our guests tell us “If you come here you will definitely want to come back, and for a longer stay!”

Not only is it historically significant to the area, it is home to Stubbs Island Whale Watching, the oldest and most renowned Orca (Killer Whale) whale watching company on the Pacific coast. Whales, bald eagles, dolphins, porpoises, otters, bears, and an endless and diverse list of marine and forest animals inhabit the surrounding area. Tide Rip Tours will take you up majestic Knight Inlet to view grizzly bears at Glendale cove. They may be foraging in the estuary area or feeding on salmon as they migrate up the Glendale River.


If your dreams lie in catching a salmon or halibut fishing, charters are available by contacting Telegraph Cove Resort office

For Kayak enthusiasts North Island Kayak Rentals are on site to provide all you may need for a day on the water

Don’t forget to visit the Whale Interpretive Centre when you stroll down the boardwalk.Take along a complimentary copy of the Boardwalk House Map that you can book a stay with us during your visit to the North Island. Or perhaps you would prefer a campsite for the night, we have over 120 serviced sites available and our Campground Map will help take the guess work out of deciding which spot is right for you.

Enjoy a virtual tour of our resort and discover what you can see and do at beautiful Telegraph Cove, or view our Photo Album for images of the boardwalk, campground, Telegraph Cove scenery, fishing and Bauza Cove area.

This is a historical area, and we have worked hard to restore and maintain original boardwalks and cottage buildings. Due to the extreme fire hazard of the wooden boardwalk and docks we have had to eliminate smoking in these areas. Guests in the houses have designated outdoor smoking areas, and visitors may smoke on the decks at the restaurant and pub, or around the Resort square.

Beautiful forested park, full service sites and tent sites available. 15 min. walk down to picturesque boardwalk.Beautiful forested park, full service sites and tent sites available. 15 min. walk down to picturesque boardwalk.

Campground Photos

Campground Information

Campground Address
Telegraph Cove , Telegraph Cove, BC V0N 3J0
Campground Phone
(250) 928-3131

Campground Amenities

Dump Station
Flush Toilets
Picnic Tables
Swimming Pool
Full RV Hook Ups