Damdochax Protected Area is an internationally significant recreational fishing area, and provides habitat to a wide range of wildlife and fish species. The wetland complex found in the protected area is important to moose and waterfowl.
Established Date: April 18, 2001
Park Size: 8,129 hectares
Wilderness camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided.
Damdochax Protected Area is a wilderness area approximately 140 km northeast of Hazelton. There is no road access to the protected area. Access is by air only. The nearest communities, towns and cities are New Hazelton and Old Hazelton.
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.