Hwy 4 Road closure in Effect due to wild fire, please check road conditions. Detour in effect through Lake Cowichan. Google maps has accurate directions and the road is marked with signs.
Located in beautiful Barkley Sound on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, Poett Nook has long been the destination point of choice for those wishing to enjoy the many natural wonders of the “West Coast”.
You can reach Poett Nook Marina & Campground, by way of water or gravel logging road from the town of Port Alberni, BC.
Campground Location & Directions:
DETOUR NOTICE: If driving to the nook expect an extra 30km detour. Follow signs marked Poett Nook and Sarita. if unsure ask a roadway worker.
If Driving: When you get close to Port Alberni look for and follow the signs for Bamfield. You will come out of Port Alberni and the road will turn to gravel. Follow the signs for Bamfield/Poett Nook. At approximately 64 K (42 miles) you will come to a “Yield” sign. Turn right and in a short distance on your left is the entrance road to Poett Nook. Follow road for approx. 2k to the Campground entrance - Enjoy!
Updated Road Conditions:April 24th 2023, use caution: active logging so please drive with care. Road could be in fairly rough condition due to rains. You may encounter a red light traffic stop and follow Pilot truck when prompt as they are working on the road. Log trucks, Gravel trucks, and Graders will be working
If By Boat: Launch boat at either Clutesi Haven or China Creek launches, and proceed down Alberni inlet to Barkley Sound. Poett Nook is located on the Southern shore line of Barkley Sound which will be on the Port side of your vessel. Check the Google map link below.
Coordinates: 48º 52’.52” N 125º 02’ 55.37” W
If you are interested in making a reservation with Poett Nook, we have an easy way to get started online. Please visit our Reservation Request page for all the info and to make a reservation today!
Interesting fact: Barkley Sound was historically known as Barclay sound, but has in recent times officially become
Barkley Sound on charts and maps etc..
Click Here to View a Google Map