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Duck Lake Protected Area


General Visitor Safety Information (park safety, hazards, wildlife safety information, health risks)
Swimming is permitted; however, the shoreline is rocky with no sandy beach. There are no lifeguards in provincial parks.
There are opportunities for canoeing or kayaking in this park. This is a relatively small lake with a perimeter of approximately 4 km. The Duck Lake Forest Service Road runs along the edge of the lake. Parking is along the road adjacent to the lake. The shore is rocky with steep drop-off.

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


The Protected Area has approximately 9 km of good hiking and mountain biking trails which provide excellent wildlife and scenic viewing opportunities. All are well-marked, off of the main Duck Lake Road. For your own safety and the preservation of the park, obey posted signs and keep to designated trails. Shortcutting trails destroys plant life and soil structure. Helmets are mandatory in British Columbia.

For details on e-biking within Duck Lake Protected Area, see the e-biking section.


Please note that bicycles with electric assist motors (e-bikes) are permitted on signed or designated trails within Duck Lake Protected Area, provided they meet the definitions and criteria for e-bike use as outlined in the BC Parks cycling guidelines.