The park is comprised of mature, mixed forest and is dotted with numerous, small lakes. Visitors are able to camp, fish, canoe, hike, and view wildlife within a beautiful wilderness setting. Frequently sited wildlife species include moose, black bear, deer, beaver, grouse, eagle, and the common loon.
Anderson Flats Park offers scenic and recreational values including regionally and provincially significant fishery values. The park provides easy public access to the riverfront on both the Bulkley and Skeena Rivers with excellent recreational fishing and day-use recreation opportunities from June through September for all visitors including children, seniors and individuals with limited mobility.
The park includes 19 quiet campsites in treed area, some sites with panoramic views of the Columbia River, great shore & boat fishing for Rainbow & Walleye, swimming in boat launch area, hiking along Columbia River, pet friendly (on leash), fire pits with wood available, on site security. Campground is open from April 1 –…
A forested trail leads through the park’s second-growth forest to the viewpoints where visitors will be rewarded with a spectacular view of Baynes Sound and the Chrome Island Lighthouse. Seals and sea lions can be spotted off the point, as well as bald eagles, osprey and a variety of seabirds. The main trail is approximately…
This area within the Skeena Mountains eco-section offers some of the finest hiking opportunities in west-central British Columbia. Glacier-fed lakes, rugged peaks and extensive sub-alpine meadows provide day and overnight hiking opportunities. Area habitat supports healthy populations of mountain goat, moose, marmot and many species of birds.
The expansive wilderness requires visitors practice “Leave No Trace” backcountry camping ethics -pack out what you pack in. There are various trails and the hiking loop to the mineral lick offers opportunities to view big horn sheep. Scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing and canoeing/kayaking are also popular at the lake.
Located at the southeast end of Fraser Lake, between Fort Fraser and the town of Fraser Lake, the White Swan capital of the world. Windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking and waterskiing are popular lake activities. There is a concrete boat launch located approximately 500 m from the campground. Fraser Lake is famous for its Rainbow trout and…
Tyhee Lake is a great place to slow down and take a break with the family; this park is perfect for kids! Stop and play in the water, hike the Aldermere trail or soak up the sun. The surrounding area has plenty to offer with world-class steelhead fishing, abundant hiking, a lively arts and music…
Primarily for experienced outdoor recreationalists interested in boating, angling, camping and hiking in a self-sufficient wilderness areas. There are no supplies of any kind. For the Chikamin Bay area, there is a fee charged for boaters using the winching service to portage their boats through the area.
A must stop for fishermen, where bright Rainbow Trout abound. Bald eagles, hawks, ospreys, mountain goats can be seen in the surrounding area. For the more adventurous spirits, you may canoe to Natadesleen Lake, then walk to Cascade Falls where the Iskut river cascades over 150 ft into a canyon.
Boya Lake (Tä Ch’ilā)
The glaciated landscape and turquoise water make Boya Lake a must-see destination. Boya Lake is excellent for canoeing and kayaking, with sandy beaches and abundant wildlife, and is a highlight of any trip to Canada’s north. Canoe/kayak rentals are available. New facilities include a playground, a new picnic shelter and lakeside pull through campsites.
Anhluut’ukwsim Laxmihl Angwinga’asanskwhl Nisga’a (Nisga’a Memorial Lava Bed Park)
The Park has one of Canada’s most recent lava flows. Several day use sites allow visitors to view both the unique landscape and rich culture of the Nisga’a people. Guided tours to Volcano Cone are available by contacting: [email protected] For more information, please visit www.bcparks.ca
Lakelse Lake Campground is a perfect place to set up camp for salmon fishing. Situated near Terrace between the Skeena and Kitimat rivers, it has all the facilities necessary to make your stay enjoyable, including showers. Main gate opens at 5:00 am so you don’t miss the morning bite. Lakelse Lake Park is noted for…
The park offers the local community camping and picnicking with an easy 1 km walking trail. The sounds of water and cool breezes make Kleanza Creek a must stop – especially on hot days. Its natural beauty attracts many local residents for special occasions and is used often for wedding photos.
One of the day-use areas features a year-round boat launch, and the other a 0.5 km interpretive walk through old-growth forest. Exchamsiks River Park contains a rare Sitka spruce-salmon berry red listed plant community. The giant Sitka Spruce trees play an important role in this ecosystem. Hydrology, aspect, soil, plant composition, age, and topography have…
Tunkwa and Leighton Lakes are world-class trout fishing lakes. Activities include fishing, hiking, cycling, wildlife viewing, ATV-ing, and horseback riding. A corral is available to horseback riders at the North Leighton campsite within the park. Wild horses can often be seen grazing the open meadows around Tunkwa Lake. Firewood is available for sale.
The park is set amidst towering cliffs of coloured limestone, and encompasses Turquoise, Crown and Pavilion Lakes. Campsites are situated in open forest on the lakeshore of Crown across lake from waterfall. The beach is gradual and safe even for small children. Rock-climbing, hiking, scuba diving, fishing and wildlife viewing are popular. May – September.
The most popular hiking trails start from Kootenay National Park to the west and from Spray Lakes, south of Canmore, Alberta. Popular activities include camping, hiking, mountain climbing, as well as fishing and ski touring in the winter. During the summer, campsites are on first come, first serve basis. During summer and winter, reservations can…
Easily accessible park offering fishing, canoeing and swimming in the lake’s clear refreshing mountain water. Planning a group event at the park? Why not reserve our picnic shelter for your exclusive use. Follow our website for updates on Toad Fest 2023 held mid August annually. Reservations and first come, first serve available all season. bcparks.ca…
Rosebery Park is in the heart of the Kootenay’s “Silvery Slocan” and historic community of New Denver. The area is rich in mining history, ghost towns, museums, hiking and mountain biking trails keep visitors busy for days. Reservations and first come, first serve available all season. See bcparks.ca for operation dates.
Great fishing, and waterfront campsites on Lake Revelstoke make this park popular with local anglers, boaters and families. The park has one of the few sandy beaches on Lake Revelstoke. With its close proximity to Revelstoke, the park offers access to a wide range of activities and attractions. See bcparks.ca for operation dates. Reservations and…
With a safe and family friendly swimming lagoon, adventure playground, historic homestead site and easy access to scenic Sutherland Falls, this park offers enjoyment for the entire family. A great staging area for other recreational opportunities for all ages that include nearby national parks, forest recreation trails for hiking and biking close by. Enjoy local…
A popular base camp for families, Syringa offers hiking trails, beach walking, water sports of all kinds & biking. This park has one of the few remaining grassland ecosystems in the Kootenay region making it a hub for wildlife and rare plant/ tree species. First come, first serve sites are also available. May 1 to…
Offering over 1 km of sandy beaches, Kokanee Creek Paddle Sport rentals, hikes with a Park Naturalist, Kokanee Salmon spawning channel with viewing platforms and a Nature Center running Jerry Rangers through July & August and Nelson nearby. Epic mountain biking, Kokanee Marina, Kokanee Mountain Zipline, Balfour Golf Course and Ainsworth Hotsprings all within 30…
Day use park that protects the sensitive habitat of several plants and animals while providing visitors with some views of Kootenay River, Narrows Island and Grohman Narrows. The area provides for nature appreciation with low impact walking trails that meander along the meadow and marshland area then continue to wind through the forest. The area…