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Dead Man’s Island Park


Picnic areas
There is a public use picnic shelter on the island available on a first-come, first-served rule.
Pit or flush toilets
This park only has pit toilets; no flush toilets.
Campfires are permitted. If you chose to have a fire, please bring wood with you. Collecting firewood on the island is prohibited.
Burns Lake is a great place for a summer swim.
The park is accessible by boat only. It is a short trip (2km) from the Burns Lake municipal boat launch to the island.

Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.

Wildlife viewing
Birding is the main wildlife viewing opportunity at this park.
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.
Winter recreation
The park can be accessed by skating, snowshoeing, skiing, or snowmobiling in winter months. Be sure Burns Lake is well frozen before venturing out onto the lake.