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.
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.
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
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 be made…
Located on the popular Christina Lake in the Monashee Mountains, Gladstone Provincial Park offers fantastic camping and boating opportunities. The park also has 48 km of hiking trails as well as backcountry horseback trails. Day-use and picnicking can be found at the nearby Christina Lake Provincial Park day-use area. Firewood and ice are available for…
A popular park for hiking, fishing, small motor-boating, canoeing and kayaking. 40 km of hiking trails are great for wildlife viewing and enjoying nature. Those seeking a wilderness camping experience can access the campgrounds located at Greendrop, Lindeman, Flora, and Radium Lakes. If you want to enjoy camping with all of the comforts of home,…
This lush forested sanctuary is one of the most remarkable wild places on Vancouver Island. It contains diverse forest ecosystems, including a large Sitka spruce ecosystem that represents 2% of BC’s remaining old-growth forest. It is home to some of the world’s largest spruce trees and 1,000 year-old cedars.
The park offers more than 115 km of scenic ocean frontage, including about 30 km of spectacular remote beaches. There are many bears throughout Cape Scott and visitors should be well prepared for wildlife encounters and changing weather. Day hikers can explore San Josef Bay, an easy 3 km one way hike from the trailhead….