Jordan River Regional Park is a 187 hectare mixed coastal forest park along the Juan de Fuca Strait. 


  • Trail through coastal hemlock and cedar forest to Sandcut Beach
  • Fabulous views of the Olympic Peninsula

Trail Rating: Easy to moderate
Size: 187 hectares
Location: Highway 14, east of Jordan River
Established: 2010
Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

jordanr-sandcut-beachSandcut Beach

A short walk through the forest, along a trail, boardwalk and down a set of stairs leads to Sandcut Beach, a long cobble shore along the Juan de Fuca Strait. This day-use area is a longtime favourite of locals.


The Jordan River Regional Park campground operates year round on a first-come, first-served basis. No online or phone registration.

The campground will open June 5, 2020.

Some adjustments have been made in light of COVID-19:

  • Sites will be cleaned between occupancies. Visitors should consider bringing a cleaning kit with them to clean amenities around their campsite such as picnic tables and to practice proper hand hygiene while camping.
  • We are reducing the regular capacity from seven people to six people per site to be in line with social distancing recommendations and to reduce group gatherings.

Number of sites

The campground has both drive-in sites and walk-in sites.
Note: Tent Sites 11, 12, 13 are closed for carpet burweed Invasive plant management.

jordanriver-campground1Facilities and Services

All the camping sites are self-contained. The campground offers:

  • waterfront views
  • public garbage bins
  • toilets
  • drinking water station
  • picnic areas
  • individual fire rings

The campground does not provide hydro, dumping station, showers. Cellular phone service is limited.


The campground operates on a first-come first-served basis.

Length of stay

The maximum length of stay is 14 days per calendar year.


Apr 1 - Oct 31 $15/night. Additional vehicle $5/night.
Nov 1 - Mar 31 $10/night. Additional vehicle $5/night.
Payable by cash only. Fees include taxes.

jordanr-campground-rulesCampground and Park Rules

  • Quiet time 10pm to 7am
  • Generator use permitted 9-11am and 6-8pm
  • Checkout by 11am
  • No more than 7 persons per campsite with a maximum of 4 adults
  • Fires permitted in designated fire rings only
  • Dogs on-leash in campground
  • Pick up your dog’s droppings
  • Alcohol not permitted outside individual campsite
  • Smoking prohibited
  • Camping permitted in designated sites only


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Information Kiosk Picnic Area Parking Lot Toilet Accessible Toilet

There are picnic tables and toilets off the Point parking lot.

There is an information kiosk off the Sandcut Beach parking lot.

How to Get There

Follow the Trans-Canada Highway from Victoria to the Sooke exit. Follow Highway 14 (Juan De Fuca Hwy / West Coast Rd) toward the town site of Jordan River, approximately 55 km. The Sandcut Beach parking area is ~4 km before (east of) the Jordan River town site. Allow approximately 1.5 hours driving time from Victoria.

Photo Credit

©Image courtesy of Sylvan Mably

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BC Hydro Purchase Lands at Jordan River

The CRD Board accepted an offer from BC Hydro to acquire lands and rights on lands affected by a potential flood inundation area at Jordan River for $3.13 million. Read more >>


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CRD Regional Parks

Please conserve our Parks

  • Stay on designated trails
  • Do not remove or disturb animals or plants, such as wildflowers
  • Keep your dog under control and on a leash in the campground
  • Pick up your dog's droppings
  • Leave no trace and carry out litter
  • Smoking is prohibited
  • Bicycles and motorized vehicles are prohibited
  • Alcohol is prohibited

Dog Restrictions

Dogs are required to be on a leash at the campground. Read more >>

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