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
Hours: sunrise to sunset
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.
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.
Facilities and Services
All the camping sites are self-contained. The campground offers:
- waterfront views
- public garbage bins
- 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.
Campground and Park Rules
- Quiet time 10pm to 8am
- 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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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.
©Image courtesy of Sylvan Mably