Tired of waking up and seeing the same old thing when you go camping? Well, we've got a solution for you. There's a sparkling blue lake in B.C. that is calling your name. You can literally camp right along Jones Lake and as you sip your morning coffee, you can look onto the surrounding mountain views and dip your toes into the chilly water.
There are tons of little nooks and crannies around B.C., all of which hold some magical secrets.
From hidden away watering holes to secret hikes, B.C. has a lot going on and it can be hard to keep up.
That's where we come in. We found out that you can actually camp right on a beach that is situated right in front of a gorgeous lake.
Jones Lake is located just outside of Chilliwack, so once you are done your camping adventure, you can head into the city for some more fun.
It’s about a two-hour drive from downtown Vancouver and the drive alone is worth it. There are tons of places to stop along the way, so take your time getting there.
There are two campsites including Jones Lake Main and Jones Lake West. The camping is free and no matter where you go you'll see the lake views.
It’s incredibly calming being out there and the views are worth every bit of travel.
Surrounding your campsite will be staggering mountains that will make you feel incredibly tiny.
But the lake itself is the main attraction. The colour of the water is piercingly blue and yes, it actually looks like all the Instagram pictures.
You will set up camp right along the beach which means you'll wake up to the crisp, fresh air and blue lake every morning during your stay.
If you’re a real adventure seeker, bring a canoe or paddleboard. The water is just begging you to get in.
Worst case, bring a bathing suit so you can start your day with a chill dip to refresh the system.
On another positive note, your camping spot will be so out of the way that you'll actually be able to stargaze at night with no light pollution. See how many consultations you can name.
Once word gets out, this is going to be a popular spot. In order for everyone to enjoy, remember to clean up after yourself.
There are tons of wild animals that live in the area so it's important to remember that you're in their home.
Now that we have all been given the go-ahead by BC Parks to get outside and camp, it’s time to head out and enjoy summer.
Be warned, the drive in is a little dicey, so you'll need a truck and some all-wheel drive.
Address: Jones Lake, Chilliwack, BC
Why You Need To Go: You need a new camping spot for summer so it might as well be one with a wicked view.
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