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The reservation system is now open. Due to COVID-19, the 2020 season booking window has been reduced to two months. Today, as of 7 AM, you are able to book reservations with arrival dates up to . If you wish to arrive after this date, please wait until two months from your arrival date to book. Thank you for your understanding and support.

Due to ongoing operational changes as part of our COVID-19 response, some policies may be slightly different this year. Please check the COVID-19 page for the most up-to-date information.

Due to current supply shortages, BC Parks is unable to guarantee hand sanitizer availability in toilet facilities. Park visitors are responsible for their own hygiene and should bring their own supply of hand sanitizer when visiting parks.

Park Advisories

* Park advisories are updated during business hours, Monday–Friday, 8:30am–4:30pm, excluding statutory holidays.

Important News and Updates

August 5, 2020 Program offers young people work experience with BC Parks, COS
Young people interested in environmental management and conservation will have opportunities to gain experience, skills and training through a new government program that offers employment with BC Parks and the B.C. Conservation Officer Service (COS).
July 22, 2020 B.C. introduces free day-use passes for six provincial parks
To help people stay active and safe in six of B.C.’s most popular provincial parks, government is introducing a new, free day-use pass pilot program.
July 18, 2020 Province expands opportunities to connect with nature on Parks Day
Canada's Parks Day is a great time to celebrate the pride and passion British Columbians have for the province's parks system and the role parks play in people's health, the environment and economy.
June 18, 2020 Peace Arch Provincial Park closed until further notice
To address the unprecedented growth in visitors leading to public safety and traffic concerns in neighbouring communities, the British Columbia entry to Peace Arch Provincial Park will be temporarily closed.
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June 18, 2020 Family-friendly cycling trail network opens in Englishman River Falls Provincial Park
Introducing a 2.3-kilometre multi-use trail network that will be maintained through a 10-year partnership agreement with the Arrowsmith Cycling Club.
June 6, 2020 Funding available to support volunteer projects in BC Parks
BC Parks is making $240,000 available this year for volunteer and other community-led projects that support conservation and recreation.
May 25, 2020 Most campgrounds, recreation sites opening throughout the province
The 2020 summer camping season has arrived, giving people in B.C. more opportunities to get outside and connect with nature as most provincial campgrounds and recreation sites open June 1, along with more parks for day-use activities.
April 8, 2020 All BC Parks closing
BC Parks is immediately closing all provincial parks in response to the widespread call for increased action to address COVID-19.
March 24, 2020 Province closing certain parks, recreation areas
BC Parks continues to monitor whether people visiting provincial parks are complying with the physical distancing required to stop the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
March 20, 2020 BC Parks status during COVID-19 response
Provincial parks are a great place for people in B.C. to get out and enjoy nature, while following the social distancing directives from British Columbia’s provincial health officer (PHO).
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