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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

British Columbia’s Marine Parks Make Boat-Camping Easy

Posted on June 7, 2016

Categories: BC Parks News

Tags: Backcountry | Camping | Recreation |

Blog post by: Michael McLaughlin from AHOY BC The first time I heard the expression “marine park” I pictured some shallow water area with lots of starfish.  A marine park was a chunk of...

10 tips for camping with a toddler

Posted on June 2, 2016

Categories: BC Parks News

Tags: Camping | Family | Hiking |

Prior to having children, we considered ourselves avid campers and BC Parks explorers. When our daughter was two years old we planned an amazing ten day trip to Cortes Island at Smelt Bay...

Whitebark Pine Restoration in Mount Robson Provincial Park

Posted on May 26, 2016

Categories: Conservation

The whitebark pine is an extremely long-lived tree species that is found at the upper subalpine elevations. In 2010, the Committee on the status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada designated...

BC Parks answers questions and dispels myths about Discover Camping

Posted on May 20, 2016

Categories: BC Parks News

Tags: Camping | Recreation |

We have received comments and questions in regards to making camping reservations in BC Parks. Below are some answers to these commonly asked questions. As a reminder, the matter of reselling BC...

2016/17 Park Enhancement Funding Now Available

Posted on May 16, 2016

Categories: Community Engagement | Conservation

Tags: Park Enhancement Fund | Volunteers |

$240,000 is now available for BC Parks volunteer projects taking place in 2016/17. Each of BC Parks’ five regions have been allocated $20,000 to support conservation projects, and $20,000 to...


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