Westwood Lake Campground Resort


Nestled beside the enchanting Westwood Lake Park, our family-operated campground, proudly owned by the Johnson Family, extends a warm invitation to immerse yourself in the seamless blend of natural beauty and contemporary comforts. Explore a sanctuary where inviting swimming beaches, immaculate trails, and a tranquil lake create the ideal backdrop for an unforgettable retreat.

Situated on an easily accessible paved road near the Nanaimo Parkway Hwy and Jingle Pot Rd, exit 18 intersection, we offer full services for tenting, RV sites, and rental cabins. The Nanaimo Transit Bus stops just 100 meters away, enhancing your convenience.

Discover the ultimate RV camping experience at Westwood Lake Campground Resort. Our fully serviced RV sites offer everything you need to immerse yourself in the beauty of Westwood Lake and the charm of Nanaimo, all from the comfort of your own RV. Nestled in a fully wooded section of the campground, our clean, spacious, and flat grass sites create the perfect backdrop for your camping adventure. Enjoy the serenity of nature while having convenient access to all the amenities our campground has to offer.

RV and Tent Camping

Indulge in a serene retreat with our diverse accommodation options at Westwood Lake Campground Resort. Our cedar panabode cabins exude rustic charm amidst the tranquility of the outdoors, providing an ideal escape into nature. “Le Cottage,” a welcoming two-bedroom haven, awaits you with a fully-equipped kitchen, bathroom, semi-private fenced yard, and a fire pit, accommodating up to 6 guests. 

Cabin and Cottage Rentals

Alternatively, experience the simplicity of our Tiny Home, featuring a queen-size bed and a kitchen for an intimate Westwood Lake getaway. Whether you prefer the rustic allure of our cabins, the homely comfort of Le Cottage, or the simplicity of a Tiny Home, our resort ensures an unforgettable blend of luxury and nature’s embrace.

Tiny Home Rentals

Our facilities include showers, laundry, and sanitary hook-ups, ensuring a comfortable stay. The Johnson Family takes pride in providing a welcoming atmosphere, and we invite you to explore our website to enhance your experience.

Activities For Everyone

Enjoy a limitless variety of activities at the adjacent Westwood Lake Park. Whether you fancy a leisurely stroll, basking in the sun on the beach, taking a refreshing swim in the lake, or exploring a variety of exciting activities, Westwood Lake offers a well-rounded solution for family fun.

 Nestled in the foothills of Mount Benson, the area of Westwood Lake offers an ideal based for mountain biking adventures with its diverse selection of trails for all skill levels. The combination of dry summers and connection to an entire trail network makes Westwood Lake an ideal base camp for mountain bikers or biking enthusiasts.

Mountain Biking


Whether seeking a leisurely stroll or a challenging hike, Westwood Lake Campground Resort serves as your starting point to explore a network of trails around the lake, extending to Mount Benson and Morrel Nature Sanctuary. Moving beyond, Nanaimo is studded with a variety of trails, ranging from picturesque coastal walks at Neck Point Park and Pipers Lagoon to forest trails with breath-taking views and waterfalls like Extension Ridge and Ammonite Falls. Hiking opportunities are endless for Vancouver Island offering a diverse selection all within driving distance from Nanaimo.

Prepare to cast your lines into Westwood Lake, renowned for its pan-size Rainbow Trout, Cut Throat Trout, and Bass. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or trying fishing for the first time, the abundantly stocked waters ensure a rewarding catch. Enjoy the serenity of a fishing day at the lake, just a short stroll away.


Boat Rentals

Embark on a journey across the lake! Uncover the lake’s hidden corners, observe wildlife in their natural habitat, and forge fun memories with our diverse range of well-maintained boat rentals. Whether you prefer row boats, canoes, paddle boats, kayaks (single and double), or paddle boards, we have the perfect vessel for your lake expedition!

Nanaimo, a charming coastal city in Central Vancouver Island, offers both natural beauty and urban attractions. Walk the downtown harborfront, connected to a range of local stores, eateries, museums and the popular Maffeo Sutton Park, or explore nearby islands known for their trails and beaches such as Newcastle Island.

Exploring Nanaimo

A Gateway to Explore Vancouver Island

Situated in Central Vancouver Island, Nanaimo acts as a convenient gateway for exploring both the northern and southern regions of the island, as well as the Gulf Islands off the coast. Its strategic location makes it an ideal hub to explore nearby areas like Parksville, Qualicum Beach, and Ladysmith, each offering its own distinct attractions. Explore the Gulf Islands by ferry, including popular destinations like Salt Spring Island, Denman Island, and Hornby Island. Near two popular Vancouver ferry routes, Nanaimo stands as a starting point or stepping stone for journeys to other well-known destinations on Vancouver Island, including Tofino, Victoria, Duncan, Port Hardy, Courtney-Comox, and Strathcona Provincial Park.