The Parks Department is responsible for the day-to-day management of parks, sports fields, trails, public open spaces and cemetery operations.

CityHallLegacyLandmarks_ floraldisplayThe department is also responsible for parks and green space planning , the implementation of the Strategic Parks Plan, implementation of Parks Parcel Tax projects as approved by City Council, Communities in Bloom participation and ongoing consultation with various community members, groups and committees regarding matters relating to parks.


Accessibility

The City is committed to providing accessibility in our parks. A Parks Accessibility Audit was conducted in select Campbell River Parks in 2008 by Dave Calver, Accessibility Consultant, who provided some valuable insight into the types of issues which need to be addressed in the Parks system.  more...

City Parks & Trails

The City of Campbell River has more than 50 kilometres of trails and 1500 hectares of parkland and natural space. Check out our new parks map for information about locations and amenities. more...

Dog Parks

The Dog Park runs from Joanne Drive to the corner of Hilchey and Dogwood Roads and links the Penfield neighbourhood with the Beaver Lodge Forest Lands and the Dogwood Bike Path.   more...

Maintenance

The Parks Department is responsible for the maintenance of all municipal park facilities, including inspection, maintenance and repair of all playgrounds, tennis courts, fences and backstops.  more...

Park Furniture Donation Program

The park furniture donation program has more sites available, including the Discovery Pier and Baikie Island.  more...

Parks Projects

Many parks projects were identified in our Strategic Parks Plan (2012) which lists priorities for investment in parks, sports fields and trail systems for the next ten to twenty years. Some of the completed projects include ball field upgrades, playground equipment replacement, construction of an outdoor lacrosse box and Baikie Island land reclamation projects. more...

Urban Forest

Greenways Land Trust and the City of Campbell River are working together to create an Urban Forest Management Plan for our community.  more...

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Jul 25, 2017 Chalkfest returns!
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Sep 20, 2013 Walk-ability Survey
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