BC Parks Response to COVID-19: See Details »
All camping has been suspended until at least April 30, 2020. Some parks have been fully or partially closed and in many parks, services are suspended and facilities are closed until further notice.
* Park advisories are updated during business hours, Monday–Friday, 8:30am–4:30pm, excluding statutory holidays.
Important News and Updates
- 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).
- March 4, 2020 Golden Ears now 100% reservable during peak season
To improve visitor experience, camping in Golden Ears Provincial Park will be 100% reservable during peak season, from May to September.
The popularity of camping in BC Parks has grown significantly over the years. This has created a demand for more reservation opportunities, so everyone has fair and equal access to campsites regardless of where they live.
- January 16, 2020 Applications open for BC Parks Student Ranger Program
- Young adults keen to work outdoors this summer and to acquire a diverse range of job skills can now apply for the BC Parks Student Ranger Program.
- December 4, 2019 New features on Discover Camping reservation system
- People booking campsites in BC Parks now have access to additional services and user-friendly features through the new Discover Camping online reservation system.
- August 27, 2019 BC Parks implementing electric bike policy
- In response to the growing popularity of electric bikes, BC Parks is implementing an e-bike policy to help protect sensitive wildlife, ecosystems and cultural values.
- August 23, 2019 BC Parks staff keeping a close eye on mountain goats in Cathedral Park
- These days, sports reporting is full of stories about one GOAT or another — as in the “greatest of all-time.” This is a story about actual goats.
- August 16, 2019 BC Parks restoration helping rare butterfly species
- When Erica McClaren looks at the coastal landscape of Helliwell Provincial Park, she feels hopeful a rare species of butterfly will return to its former home.
- August 9, 2019 Scientists monitoring impacts of climate change on wetlands
- In the heart of the Robson Valley, skirting the western edge of the Rocky Mountains, a diverse range of habitat has captured the attention of scientists studying wetlands and climate change.