Anderson Bay, a separate parcel of park located on South Texada Island’s eastern shore, provides well-protected anchorage from all sides except the southeast.
The small island and peninsula are included in South Texada Island Park, but the head of the bay is private land.
There are no camping facilities or other services. This park has opportunities for fishing, kayaking and hiking.
South Texada Island has many old roads that are suitable for mountain biking and hiking.
Established Date: June 29, 2000
Park Size: Anderson Bay is 35 hectares and South Texada Park is 900 hectares.
There are no developed trails at this park. For your safety and the preservation of the park, obey posted signs. Shortcutting trails destroys plant life and soil structure. Nearby South Texada Provincial Park has many old roads that are suitable for mountain biking and hiking.
There are opportunities for canoeing or kayaking in this park. There are no designated kayak/canoe accessible camping sites, just find a suitable spot to haul out or camp. Practice "Leave No Trace" camping.
There is good ocean fishing for salmon, rockfish and lingcod. Exposed coastal conditions. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
Located on the southeastern side of Texada Island, this park is an extension to the South Texada Provincial Park.
The nearest communities are Gillies Bay and Vananda located near the northern end of Texada Island. RCMP and First Aid services are located at Gillies Bay.
BC Parks honours Indigenous Peoples’ connection to the land and respects the importance of their diverse teachings, traditions, and practices within these territories. This park webpage may not adequately represent the full history of this park and the connection of Indigenous Peoples to this land. We are working in partnership with Indigenous Peoples to update our websites so that they better reflect the history and cultures of these special places.