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Total number of campsites
Total reservable frontcountry sites: 27
Total vehicle-accessible sites: 39
Vehicle-accessible camping

This park offers vehicle-accessible campsites. Campsite reservations are accepted and first come, first served sites are also available.

Vehicle-accessible camping fee$20 per party per night
BC seniors’ rate (day after Labour Day to June 14 only)$10 per senior party per night

For information on the BC seniors’ rate, see the camping fees page. 

Accessibility information

Accessibility information is available for this park.

Drinking water

Cold water taps are located throughout the park. Taps are shut off during the off-season.

Playground

There is an adventure playground located in the day-use area.

Boat launch

There is a double boat launch complete with turnaround and a large parking area for vehicles with trailers.

Campfires

Campfires are allowed and campfire rings are provided at each campsite, we encourage visitors to conserve wood and protect the environment by minimizing the use of fire and using campstoves instead. Firewood can be purchased in the park or you may bring your own wood. Fees for firewood are set locally and may vary from park to park. Limited burning hours or campfire bans may be implemented. 

To preserve vegetation and ground cover, please don’t gather firewood from the area around your campsite or elsewhere in the park (this is a ticketable offence under the Park Act). Dead wood is an important habitat element for many plants and animals and it adds organic matter to the soil.

Picnic areas

There is a large day-use area with beach, picnic shelter, ball diamond, adventure playground and a large grassy area with 100 parking spaces available. Reservations for the group site picnic area are available. Click here for Reservation information.

Group picnicking fee: $35.00 per group
Pit or flush toilets

This park only has pit toilets, no flush toilets.

Hiking

There are 12km of hiking trails throughout the park. For your own safety and preservation of the park, obey posted signs and keep to designated trails. Shortcutting trails destroy plant life and soil structure.

Swimming

There is a beach with a marked swimming area. There are no lifeguards on duty.

Canoeing

Canoes and kayaks are welcome. There are no rentals located at the park.

Kayaking

Canoes and kayaks are welcome. There are no rentals located at the park.

Fishing

Visitors can fish for walleye and northern pike. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.

Pets on leash

Pets and domestic animals must be on a leash at all times and are not allowed in day-use and beach areas (with the exception of the designated dog beach) or park buildings. You are responsible for their behaviour and must dispose of their excrement. Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets, due to the potential for problems with bears and other wildlife. Check with park staff for directions to the designated dog beach, which is located between the main day-use area and the boat launch.

Cycling

Cycling is allowed in the park. Bicycles must keep to roadways. There are cross-country ski trails that are available to mountain bikers in the summer months.

Please note that bicycles with electric assist motors (e-bikes) are not allowed on the trails within Beatton Park. E-bikes are restricted to park roads and areas where motorized use is permitted. The only exception to this policy will be for authorized and identified trail maintenance bikes conducting work on behalf of BC Parks.

Waterskiing

There are waterskiing opportunities on Charlie Lake.

Windsurfing

There are windsurfing opportunities on Charlie Lake.

Winter recreation

Beatton Provincial Park has excellent winter recreation opportunities. 
 

  • Cross Country Skiing – Experience over 15km of groomed cross-country ski trails designed for beginner, intermediate and advancing skiing. Trail maps are posted at the trailhead and major junctions. Trails are marked.
  • Snowshoeing – an extensive snowshoe trail is designated.
  • Tobogganing – a toboggan hill exists in the park.