Can I have a Campfire?

By Joss Penny

Yes as most campgrounds have fire rings at each site. The smoke from campfires pollutes our environment so we ask that you please limit your use of campfires to cooking and warmth. Where possible use firewood purchased from the campground and always observe local burning regulations. Never leave a campfire unattended. Please do not move firewood from one location to another as it can spread pests and disease.  Occasionally campfire bans are implemented in extreme dry weather conditions. For information visit, bcwildfire.ca. Please note that CSA approved propane firepits for warmth and cooking devices can be used during a campfire ban unless specifically prohibited. However the flame should be six inchs or less.

Published: August 27, 2018

Joss Penny

About the Author

Joss has been employed by the BC Lodging and Campgrounds Association since 1988 and held the position of Executive Director since 2006. Over the past 29 years Joss has been involved in many of the provincial processes that have shaped the tourism product in British Columbia. Joss has a keen interest in the outdoors enjoying running, fishing and camping pursuits.

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