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Biking, Hiking, Parks & Wilderness Areas, Backcountry Skiing, Campgrounds & RV Parks
E. C. Manning Provincial Park is a focus of outdoor recreation that is unique in British Columbia. Located in the heart of the Cascade Mountains, it is within a three hour drive from either the Lower Mainland (Vancouver) or the Okanagan. The climate and geography have combined to make this park an all-season recreation area. There are 4 provincial front-country campgrounds within the park, and multiple backcountry campsites. Within E.C. Manning Provincial Park, there are incredible hiking trails, and multi-purpose trails for biking, horseback riding, snowshoeing, cross-country ski and back-country trails in the winter. The park contains a large number of scenic, historic, floral and fauna attractions with opportunities for fishing, paddling and bird watching. E.C. Manning Park protects over 70 000 hectares of diversified terrain varying from the towering cedar rainforest of Sumallo Grove to the rare 2000+ year old Subalpine Larch forest on Mount Frosty.
E.C. Manning Provincial Park
Parks & Wilderness Areas, Campgrounds & RV Parks
Kilby Park is situated on the confluence of the Harrison and Fraser rivers in scenic Harrison Mills. It features a beautiful 35-site campground, a day-use area, sandy beaches, nature trails and a boat launch. The Park is at the west end of Kilby Road, within walking distance of the Historic Site. Call for more information about our facilities and reservation system. On behalf of the Province of BC the Kilby Historic Site and Kilby Park is operated by the Fraser Heritage Society, a charitable non-profit society with a volunteer board.
Parks & Wilderness Areas
This idyllic park is located on the banks of the River Golden Dreams with one of the valley’s most magnificent views of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. This park has something for everyone from a large playground area with a children’s water park, to tennis and basketball courts and ball diamonds. Meadow Park is located in Alpine Meadows behind Meadow Park Sports Centre.
Located on peaceful Denman Island, Fillongley Provincial Park is a short 10-minute ferry crossing from Buckley Bay (located between Qualicum Beach and the town of Courtenay). Fillongley is a popular small campground. It has 10 oceanside, compact campsites. It is 80% reservable and reservations are strongly recommended due to the limited number of campsites available. This is the only provincial campground on Denman Island; campers may camp in the adjacent day-use parking lot overnight when the main campground is full (regular camping fees apply to overflow camping).
Perched atop the grasslands 5 min. south of Vernon the Allan Brooks Nature Centre is a top attraction and a great place to satisfy your natural curiosity and reconnect with the joys and excitement of the natural world. Here you will be rewarded with outstanding views of the surrounding landscape including Okanagan, Kalamalka, and Swan Lakes and four distinct ecosystems of the region. If you’re looking for information on parks and recreation amenities of the region, including biodiversity hotspots and the very best bird watching locations, you’ll find plenty of it here at the nature centre.
Parks & Wilderness Areas, Storm Watching
Unique park composed of three sections – Long Beach, the West Coast Trail and the Broken Group of Islands – that feature sandy beaches, island archipelagos, temperate rainforests and important archaeological sites.
Facilities: 14 campsites, day-use area, public beach, rustic picnic cabin, water hand pump. Location: 26 km west of Castelgar on Highway 3. An easily-accessible, roadside park with a sub-alpine lake, Nancy Greene Provincial Park is a welcoming and convenient site for day-users and campers. The park is a popular overnight stop for RVer’s and also provides day-use for local residents wishing to escape the summer heat of the valley. It’s picturesque lake makes it a great spot to enjoy fishing, picnicking, walking, swimming, and nordic skiing in the winter. Grizzly Bear sightings are common in Spring and early Summer. Open from May 15 through the last weekend in September.