The park protects provincially significant and productive tidal wetlands, river estuaries, fish and wildlife habitat, salmon streams and Grizzly Bear habitat.
Park Size: 741 ha
Wilderness camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided in the park.
However there are 2 cabins just outside the park for public use. They are trapper’s cabins built by the Haisla First Nation and are available for public use. Each cabin is 15’ x 12’ with double bunk beds. The cabins are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Be prepared to sleep outside if the cabins are full. The first cabin is located at the north end of Atkins Bay and the UTM coordinates are: Zone 09U; 5966855 m North; 0528760 m East. The second cabin is located by Falls River and the UTM coordinates are: Zone 09U; 5964455 m North; 0531351 m East.
Prior approval is needed for the use of the Haisla First Nation cabins. Please contact the Haisla Nation at 250-639-9361 (ext. 207 or 213).
There are opportunities for salmon or steelhead fishing in Dala & Kildala Rivers. Please consult the appropriate non-tidal fishing regulations for more information. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate license.
Hunting is permitted in the park during lawful hunting season. Check hunting regulations and hunting synopsis.
Dala-Kildala Rivers Estuaries Park is located at the east end of Kildala Arm, along the east side of Douglas Channel, approximately 15 km southeast of Kitamaat Village. Access is by boat only. Use Marine Chart #3743 (Douglas Channel) and NTS Map Sheets # 103 H/15 (Kitimat Arm) & 103 H/16 (Kildala Arm).
Visitor Information Centre:
Kitimat Visitor Information Centre
PO Box 214
2109 Forest Avenue
Kitimat, BC, Canada V8C 2G7
ph: 250 632-6294 or 1-800-664-6554
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.