Situated 11 km west of Golden between the Trans Canada Highway and the Columbia River Burges James Gadsden Park encompasses much of Moberly Marsh. This area, also a Ducks Unlimited Conservation project, protects the northern portion of the Columbia River Wetlands that stretch 185 km between Canal Flats and Golden.
The Columbia Wetlands are recognized by scientists and naturalists world wide for its remarkable variety and abundance of amphibians, reptiles, mammals, birds, fish and invertebrates. These remaining wetlands of the Pacific Flyway are critical resting and feeding areas for resident and migratory birds.
Date Established: June 24, 1965
Park Size: 404 hectares
Burges James Gadsden Provincial Park encompasses most of the Moberly Marshes and is located 10 km north of the town of Golden between the Trans Canada Highway and the Columbia River.
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.