An area of deep river meanders, oxbows, sandbars, and uplands in the North Thompson River. This park protects the southern most extent of black spruce into the region. Nature study and ecological education opportunities exist in the area. Also, the park has river access for canoeing. Note that no camping or day-use facilities are provided here.
Fish species include rainbow and bull trout, Chinook and Coho salmon. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
Pets/domestic animals must be on a leash at all times. You are responsible for their behaviour and must dispose of their excrement.
Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.
230 km north of Kamloops on Hwy #5; the Park is located beside Hwy #5, on the North Thompson River, on the north boundary of the community of Blue River. The nearest communities, towns and cities are Blue River, Clearwater, Vavenby, McBride and Kamloops .
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.