Hope Stemwinder


This is a small quiet camping park along the Similkameen River amongst mature Douglas Fir and Ponderosa Pine trees. The park is located about 35 km east of Princeton on Hwy #3 near Hedley, BC.

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Reservations are suggested during the summer months and long weekends. ALL campsites are now reservable during peak season and for all long weekends. During spring and fall, many campsites are still available on a first come first serve basis. If a Park Operator is not available upon arrival, there is a vault on site for self-registration.

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April 8 - September 26, 2022


April 8 – September 26, 2022
(subject to change without notice)


$18.00 per Party per night. A ‘Party’ is 1-4 adults age 16 & over. Includes 1 RV or vehicle.
$9.00 per Additional Vehicle per night (does include not additional RVs)
$9.00 per BC Senior couple per night (before June 15th and after Labour Day)
$4.50 per BC Senior Additional Vehicle per night (before June 15th and after Labour Day)


Check-In: 1pm – 11pm
Check-Out: 11am
Quiet Time: 10pm – 7am


Park amenities available

  27 Vehicle Accessible Campsites including one pull-through site. Campsites are small in size; some are more open and those along the river are more treed. The surface is gravel and each has its own picnic table & fire-ring.
  There is one hand pump for water located near the info shelter.
  Campfires permitted within provided firering. Firewood available for purchase from Park Operator.
  Pit toilets are located throughout the Park.
  Pets permitted but must be on a leash at ALL times.
  Reservations accepted for Campsites up to 4 months in advance.
  There is no swimming beach available.
  One Pit Toilet is Wheelchair Accessible. Roads are paved.


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Link to a map of the area to plan your route. Utilize Google satellite imagery to see a layout of the campground and/or surrounding area.



Click to book online with BC Parks or call Discover Camping at 1-800-689-9025



First Come First Serve, Overflow Camping, as well as registering on a Waitlist, may be available. Get more info.


Camp on Okanagan or Kalamalka Lake; or in the Monashee backcountry. View BC Parks camping suggestions for the North Okanagan (near the towns of Vernon, Enderby and Armstrong).


These Central Okanagan and South Okanagan BC Parks are near Kelowna, Penticton, Okanagan Falls or Oliver.


These BC Parks are just west of the Okanagan Valley via the Crowsnest Trail or Okanagan Connector and convenient when travelling the Hope-Princeton Highway 3. You'll be east of the Hwy 5 Coquihalla Summit Recreation Area.