This small (1 hectare) park encompasses an island in Burns Lake, 2 km southeast of the village of Burns Lake. The park is used in both summer and winter by local residents, for picnicking and other similar activities.
Dead Man’s Island Provincial Park is 2 km southeast of Burns Lake and is only accessible by boat.
A history sign about Dead Man’s Island [PDF] has been created by the Lakes District Museum Society.
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.