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Red Sand Lake
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Red Sand Lake

Red Sand Lake (Terrace)

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Site Closed.
This site is currently closed due to flooding on the West Kalum FSR, limiting access to the site. It is expected that floodwaters will continue to rise over the next week.


  • Rec Site #:REC6449
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:21
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:Tables
    Toilets
  • Site Description: Red Sand Lake Demonstration Forest has 2 camping areas (Red Sand Lake: a 20 unit site with facilities that include tables, firepits, pit toilets,a wheelchair accessible campsite and toilet, and a picnic shelter; Hart Farm: a 16 unit site with facilities that include tables, firepits and pit toilets. There are also 3 short and easy trails which begin and end at the Red Sand campground. During spring melt or heavy rains the West Kalum forest road may flood around the 25 km mark preventing entry or exit from Redsands and Hart Farm Recreation Sites. High water conditions may last for several weeks and prevent vehicles from leaving. Between Fall 2020 and Summer 2021 the road flooded 3 times! Do not camp during periods of high rainfall or melt. Monitor road conditions and be prepared to leave if conditions change.

  • Driving Directions:From Terrace drive west along Highway 16. 200 m. west of the Kalum River turn north onto the first road (West Kalum forestry road), follow for 26 km before turning at the Recreation sites sign. Access to the site is difficult due to damage from significant flooding events, be sure to drive with caution.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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