Park in BC (JF Bergeron photo)
Clinton's provincial parks encompass the four distinct biomes of the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast.
The area boasts a truly unique landscapes of ancient geological formations, rolling hills and valleys, old-growth forests, rare plant life, and extensive lake systems. Families can fish, hike, and camp at Big Bar Lake Provincial Park, while experienced hikers can discover the unusual geology of Chasm and Marble Range provincial parks.
Big Bar Lake Provincial Park
Located in typical Cariboo Chilcotin Coast ranching country, the 330ha/825ac of Big Bar Provincial Park is home to the 4.8km/3mi-long Big Bar Lake, in addition to numerous small lakes and ponds. The extensive plateau that forms a large portion of the park was formed from ancient lava flows. Enjoy fishing for rainbow trout in Big Bar Lake, or explore the scenic wetlands on the 4km/2.5mi hiking trail where various wildlife species are frequently viewed. Lakeside campsites provide a perfect base from which to enjoy the surrounding attractions.