Representation: Remnant and representative of the broad valley, glacial-fed, braided stream complex that remains in a natural condition within the Bridge River system. This ecosystem type of large Douglas-fir and valley bottom riparian conditions is rare in the area.
Values: Protects a benchmark for understanding and research of natural processes and an opportunity to compare with similar ecosystems that have been modified by human disturbance. The park captures the following features:
Park Status: Class A provincial park.
Established Date: June 3, 2010
Area: 992 hectares
Fishing opportunities for rainbow trout are available on the Bridge River and Downton Reservoir. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
Hunting is permitted only during lawful game hunting season. Check with Hunting and Trapping Synopsis for regulations.
Located approximately 80 kilometres west of Lillooet and 65 kilometres north of Pemberton.
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.