One Island Lake
Activities include bird watching, fishing, swimming and just relaxing. A variety of waterfowl congregate at One Island Lake. Moose, white-tail and mule deer, beaver and black bear are also common to the area. One Island Lake is a popular destination for area anglers. The lake is stocked annually with brook and rainbow trout. The lake also…
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 –…
Main Lake Provincial Park on Quadra Island encompasses six lakes and protects a biologically diverse freshwater system that includes more than 72 bird species and 234 plant species. The park, which was established in 1997, offers significant wilderness recreation opportunities, including wilderness camping, canoeing, kayaking and hiking. Wilderness camping is allowed at 7 designated camping…
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…
This lake is known for its excellent fishing, which includes Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden, and Sockeye Salmon. While staying at the park, takea day trip to Stewart and Hyder to see the Bear Glacier, Salmon Glacier, and grizzly bears at Fish Creek during late summer/early fall. Meziadin Lake is the northern edge of the Kermode (or…
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
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.
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 2022 held mid August annually. See bcparks.ca for operation dates.
Kootenay Lake (Davis Creek and Lost Lodge)
Known for outstanding views & lakeside campsites, both campgrounds offer a true opportunity to get away and relax in a beautiful setting. Popular with anglers & paddlers alike. Davis Creek: Open May 13 – September 28.Lost Ledge: Open April 24 – October 28.Group Site: Open May 13 – September 28.
A roadside park with a sub-alpine lake, Nancy Greene Provincial Park is a welcoming site for weary travellers. The park is a popular overnight stop for tourists and also provides day-use for local residents wishing to escape the summer heat of the valley. It is the perfect place to enjoy fishing, picnicking, walking, swimming, boating,…
Johnstone Creek is a quiet, forested campground just off Highway 3.Whether you are looking for relaxation in a beautiful nature setting or are seeking a well situated roadside stopover 35 minutes west of Osoyoos, this campground is less than 10 minutes from Rock Creek and Kettle River Recreation Area. Campsites are often available for last-minute…
Jewel Lake is a popular rustic campground that attracts fishermen, campers, and people looking to explore the great outdoors. It is common to spot anglers fly-fishing for rainbow trout on this scenic 3 km long lake. This truly unique provincial park offers stunning views in a wilderness setting. Campsites are often available for last-minute campers…
Vaseux Lake Provincial Park is a popular roadside campground that provides excellent fishing opportunities for bass, trout and carp. This park boasts beautiful lakeside sites. It is conveniently located on Highway 97 between OK Falls and Oliver. It is minutes away from amenities and popular tourist spots. Viewing platforms at Vaseux Wildlife Centre offer excellent…
Beautiful rugged beaches and secluded bays are tucked along 33 km of unspoiled shoreline, with rustic campsites at various points. Note this is an area of the 2003 forest fires; trails re-opened in 2005. Vehicle parking available at north & south boundaries of park. Camping fees apply at marine sites. All camping is user maintained….
Inkaneep Provincial Park is nestled in tall riverside cottonwoods in a residential area. This park offers wonderful bird watching opportunities. Park users should use caution when hiking around this park; poison ivy is abundant in this area. The park is conveniently located just outside of the town of Oliver. Open mid-May through mid-September.
Surrounded by warm water and sandy beaches, haynes Point is a popular destination area in the Okanagan Valley. The park has 80 metres of boardwalk and a viewing platform overlooking a natural marsh. There is a 7 day maximum stay, and reservations are highly recommended from June – September. Firewood is available for sale. Open…
This is a small quiet camping park along the Similkameen River amongst mature Douglas Fir and Ponderosa Pine trees. The park is located about 35 km east of Princeton on Hwy #3 near Hedley, BC. Firewood is available for sale. Reservations are strongly advised during peak season. This park accepts CASH only. Open from April…
This park offers a day-use area in the village of Tulameen and a lakeside campground about 5 km from village. Wildlife viewing includes otters, beavers, mountain goats, cougars, and grizzly bears in more remote sections. Reservations are strongly advised during peak season. This park accepts CASH ONLY. Firewood is available for sale. Open from May…
Cathedral Park is a very popular hiking area, but the season can be very short due to the high elevation and potential for snow. The season is generally mid June to late September. No vehicles are allowed into the core area on the private access road. Cathedral Lakes Lodge provides jeep transportation service (fee for…
Located across from a striking rock bluff along the Similkameen River. The day-use is very popular for picnicking and swimming. This area of the Similkameen River is very popular with kayakers. Reservations are strongly advised during peak season. Firewood is available for sale. This park accepts CASH ONLY. Open from April 9 to September 26….
This is a convenient spot located on the scenic Hwy 5A. Douglas Fir and Pine groves throughout this rustic campground give each campsite a quiet privacy to enjoy the great outdoors. Nearby Allison Lake is a hub for fishing, bird watching and wildlife viewing. Firewood is available for sale. Allison Lake is first come first…
Spring and fall at Mabel Lake are a fisherman’s delight. The treed campsites, sandy beaches, clear water, and large grassy areas are a great recipe for family fun in the summer. BC Parks has added 30 new sites, which includes 2 double sites. Reservations are strongly advised during peak season. Firewood is available for sale….
The Skagit Valley provides excellent outdoor recreation opportunities in a natural, wilderness setting. The park offers 50 km of horse trails and is a very popular fishing area. Note: Ross Lake campground is located on a reservoir. The level of water in the reservoir fluctuates greatly. July and August are the only months when the…
This park is ideal for small motor (under 10 hp) boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, picnicking, wildlife viewing. Sasquatch Park also offers 7 km of hiking trails, 3 boat launches and canoe, kayak, and stand-up paddleboard rentals are available at the Hicks Lake boat launch. Winter camping is available at Lakeside/Deer Lake dependant on snowfall levels.
This park is one of the most popular and busiest destinations in the Lower Mainland, particularly on weekends during the summer. The park is surrounded by a large, warm freshwater lake with forest-clad mountains, which offers ample opportunities for fishing, hiking and picnicking. This is a very popular lake for boating and waterskiing. Canoe, kayak,…
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,…
The park boasts a 700 m tall granite monolith, a world renowned big-wall climbing mecca and bouldering destination. Or take a day hike to one of the three main peaks, 2 to 5 hours on steep terrain rewards you with sweeping views of Howe Sound and the surrounding mountains, as well as a great place…
Plumper Cove Marine
Paddle, power or sail to Plumper Cove Marine Park and enjoy one of the most beautiful settings in the region. Water taxi service is available from Gibsons. Docking is available for boats up to 13 meters. The park includes a day-use area with large lawn, picnic sites, ocean view, and room for activities. Firewood is…
Camp in the warmest and driest climate of the entire Sea to Sky area and visit nature’s amazing rock sculpted 60-meter water-fall, only a 1.5 km walk from the day-use parking lot. Visitors will find many hiking trails including a 2.6 km portion of the Sea to Sky Trail which spans from the Campground to…