Things to Do… when you Stay at Riverside RV & Camping

There are plenty of things to do in the Cowichan Region - activities, shopping, tourism and a wide assortment of great places to eat, wineries, and even our own local cidery and local beer. Take a leasurely drive down any road in the valley and you are sure to see some spectacular scenery. The Cowichan hosts many community events and festivals and artists studio tours throughout the year. Enjoy your Cowichan adventure!

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ACTIVITIES / ENTERTAINMENT

Golf Courses (year round)
Arbutus Ridge Golf Club, Cobble Hill
Cowichan Golf & Country Club
Duncan Meadows Golf Club
March Meadows Golf Course, Honeymoon Bay
Mount Brenton Golf Course, Chemainus

Bowling
Duncan Lanes Bowling

Movie Theatre
Criterion Twin Theatres, 404 Duncan Street, downtown Duncan. Take a step back in time and watch a movie in Duncan’s old time movie theatre and old time prices!

Theatre/Playbill Dining Room
Chemainus Theatre Festival

Indoor Swimming
Cowichan Aquatic Centre

Whale Watching
Ocean Ecoventures, Cowichan Bay

Biking
Cycle Therapy
Experience Cycling
Iguana Cycles
Cowichan Cycles

Fishing
Cowichan River Fishing Info
Cowichan River Steelhead
Pacific Water Sports
Cowichan Fly & Tackle, Lake Cowichan

Boating, Kayaking, Paddling
Cowichan Bay Kayak & Outfitters, Cowichan Bay
Kindred Spirit Kayak Company, Crofton
Wilderness Kayak Co., Maple Bay

Art Studio Tours
Cowichan Valley Artisans Guide Year-Round Studio Tour
Visions Cowichan Valley Art Studio Tour

Wineries / Tours
Wine Islands
Wine & Culinary Festival

Parks and Trails
CV Regional District Parks
Tourism Cowichan
Cowichan River Footpath
Bright Angel Park
Cowichan Valley Trail
Kinsol Trestle
Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park

Local Festivals
Duncan-Cowichan Summer Festival
SunFest Music Concert
Folk Festival
Ladysmith Festivals
Wine Festival
Spot Prawn Festival, Cowichan Bay

Recommended Places to EAT
Craig Street Brew Pub
Just Jakes Restaurant
Pioneer House Restaurant
The Doghouse Restaurant
Genoa Bay Café
Merridale Estate Cider
Bistro161
Vinoteca on the Vineyard, Zanatta Winery
Stone Soup Inn
Terrain Kitchen, Cowichan Bay
Phad Thai

Shopping
Downtown Duncan Farmer’s Market – every Saturday
Downtown Duncan
Cowichan Bay
Chemainus
Ladysmith
Lake Cowichan
TASTEtheCowichan - local shopping resource

Tourism
BC Forest Discovery Centre - museum of old trains, ride the old steam train out over Somenos Lake Quw’utsun’ Cultural Centre
World’s Largest Hockey Stick - Island Savings Centre
Duncan Totem Tours
Chemainus Mural Town
Kinsol Trestle
Whippletree Junction
Wine Region