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Clayoquot Arm Park


Wilderness camping

There are no designated campsites at this park, however random wilderness camping is allowed. No facilities are provided and there is no fee. This park is open year-round; there is no fee for winter backcountry camping. Please practice “ Leave No Trace” camping ethics.

Boat launch
There is a boat launch located next to the Clayoquot Arm Bridge, accessed from Hwy 4 to West Main logging road adjacent to the park. This boat launch is suitable for car toppers, canoes and kayaks.
While fires are allowed, we encourage visitors to conserve the environment by minimizing the use of fire and using stoves instead. Use of chainsaws is not permitted. If you must use a campfire, please practice “ Leave No Trace” camping ethics.
There is no designated swimming area in this park however there are opportunities for swimming in Kennedy Lake. There are no lifeguards on duty at provincial parks.
Visitors can canoe or kayak on Kennedy Lake. Paddlers should be aware of prevailing westerly winds, which generally pick up in the afternoon during the summer. Paddlers can put in at the Clayoquot Arm Bridge on Kennedy Lake, accessed off Highway 4 going north on West Main logging road.

There are opportunities for fresh water fishing on Kennedy Lake, which is known to contain cutthroat trout. Fishing is permitted as per provincial and federal fishing regulations. All anglers should check the current regulations issued by Fisheries and Oceans Canada prior to fishing. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.

Wildlife viewing
This park is a good place to view wildlife, including black bears.
Opportunities for waterskiing exist at this park via a boat launch located at Kennedy Lake Provincial Park.
Opportunities for windsurfing exist at this park on Kennedy Lake.

Portions of this park are open to hunting for specific species. Hunters must have valid licences and tags. Please refer to current printed Hunting and Trapping Regulations and Synopsis publication for closures and regulations.