- 69 campsites. Reservations are accepted. There
are some first come first served sites. Pit toilets. No showers.
No electrical hook-ups.
- Picnicking/day-use area with and adventure
playground and picnic tables.
- There is a 1 km walking/hiking trail throughout
the park to view the second growth forest.
There is a sani-dump station located on Highway 14 across from
the park entrance.
- Saltwater fishing. All anglers must have
fishing license. Refer to BC Environment Fishing Regulations
Sport Fishing Regulations. There is no boat launch located at
- Interpretation programs are intermittently
run during the summer months ( July to September). Please check
the park information shelters for program schedules. These programs
are sponsored by the Park Facility Operator.
- BC Park Recycles! Please place your tines,
bottles, and newspapers in appropriate containers located throughout
Discover Camping (TM) campground reservation
service toll free: 1-800-689-9025;
Thirteen kilometers northwest of French Beach
is the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail. This 47 kilometer wilderness trail,
stretching from China Beach to Botanical Beach, offers day or multi-day
hiking and viewing opportunities.
The communities of Jordan River, Shirley, and
Sooke provide restaurant and other services for French Beach visitors.
Visitor information centers are located in Port Renfrew and Sooke.
BCs parks belong to you. Park regulations
exist so residents and visitors will always be able to enjoy protected
natural landscapes. Regulations are posted at park kiosks or are
available from park headquarters.
Reservations: - a selected number of sites are
reservation, call 1-800-689-9025 ( in Vancouver, call 65-89-9025).
Check-out time is 11 am.
Quiet time is from 10 PM to 7 am. Please do not
operate noisy equipment or generators.
Loss of property - Please lock all valuables
in your vehicle. Never leave valuables in your tent or unattended.
All losses should be reported to the park staff or the RCMP as soon
Pets must be kept on leashes. Owners are responsible
for picking up pet droppings and disposing of same in garbage containers.
Excessive Noise is not permitted. Please remember
that sound travels further in open air, especially music and loud
Campfires must not exceed 0.5 meters in size.
Leaving a campfire unattended is a serious offence. Fires must be
extinguished before retiring or leaving your campsite.
Trees - Small trees and shrubs are easily damaged.
Do not use them for wiener sticks or clothesline supports.
detailed information about the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail contact:
South Vancouver Island District
2930 Trans Canada Hwy
Victoria, B.C. V9B 5T9
Phone: (250) 391-2300