History buffs and the curious will enjoy our rich history. Campbell River hugs Vancouver Island’s mid-east coast, bordered on the west by the snow-capped rugged mountains of central Vancouver Island and on the east by the islands and waterways of the Inside Passage. The river, which gave the settlement its name, flows out of the forest into a channel renowned for spectacular fishing. To learn more download the History pdf.
Log chute over the Island Highway at about where 6th Avenue is today.
Charles Thulin was logging some land.
Museum at Campbell River Photo No. 8699