Codville Lagoon is a small marine provincial park located on King Island in Fitz Hugh Sound, 80 km west of Bella Coola. Codville Lagoon offers excellent and scenic all weather anchorage, as well as featuring an unmaintained hiking trail to a freshwater lake with an interesting red sand beach and good swimming.
The special feature in the park is the red sand beach along Sagar Lake and can be accessed via boat and then a 15-20 minute walk along a trail.
Date Established: September 16, 1992
Park Size: 860 hectares (520 hectares of upland and 347 hectares of foreshore)
Wilderness camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided. There is a long sandy beach on Sagar Lake that is ideal for camping on.
The area surrounding the park is very popular for fishing, though the park itself is not a fishing destination. However, fishing for rainbow trout at Sagar Lake is an option.The park and entire coastal area are closed to shellfish harvesting. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
This park is open to hunting. Please refer to the BC Hunting & Trapping Regulations Synopsis for more information.
The park is located on the east side of Fisher Channel, 9 km north of Namu. Access is by boat only. Refer to Canadian Hydrographic Charts 3785 and 3729. The closest location for supplies is Bella Bella. The closest communities, towns and cities are Bella Coola, Bella Bella, Ocean Falls and Namu.
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