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Cariboo Mountains Park


Vehicle-accessible camping

Recreation Sites and Trails BC manages the recreation site at Ghost Lake. There are 4 small sites, which are fairly open. The sites are open year-round when accessible extra vehicles can park in the parking lot. Its attractive location near Matthew River Falls makes it worth a visit. The closest stores are in Likely or Wells. There is no fee to stay in this recreation site.

Wilderness camping

Wilderness camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided.

Pit or flush toilets
This park only has a pit toilet located at Ghost Lake
Campfires are permitted. No firewood is provided. Please bring your own or use dead and down wood, if you must have a fire.
Although swimming is permitted, you will not find the lakes inviting. They are cold, and shorelines are typically vegetated and silty. There is no developed beach and no lifeguard on duty.
Canoeing and kayaking are possible at Ghost Lake. The trail to the lake is fairly rough, though not long. Please wear your PFD at all times; this is a remote mountain lake and bad weather can come in with little warning.

Fish for sockeye, coho, chinook, kokanee, bull trout or rainbow trout. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.

Pets on leash
Pets/domestic animals must be on a leash at all times and are not allowed in beach areas 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 wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.

The park is open to hunting. Please refer to the Hunting & Trapping Regulations Sysnopsis for more information.

Winter recreation
Visitors can cross-country ski or snowshoe in the park but no trails are set.