The Nelson City Campground is a popular stop for tourists to the area who are looking for a bit of nature in an urban setting. The campground is located on High Street, just around the corner and to the east of downtown Nelson. Within easy walking distance of shopping, recreation and the West Arm of Kootenay Lake, the campground offers visitors a central location to tent or to park their RVs and explore Nelson.
The campground operates from spring to fall (May 1 to September 30). Laundry and all-weather cooking facilities, as well as water, sanitary and electrical hookups are available on site. The campground offers: 7 full-service sites; 20 sites with electrical hookup; 12 tent sites; and 4 sites for RV units up to 40 feet.