Dunn Peak Provincial Park is a large wilderness area noted for important wildlife habitat, outstanding backcountry recreation opportunities, and spectacular mountain scenery.
This protected area has large unroaded areas and considerable areas of undisturbed old-growth forest. There are many lakes, tarns and swamps. Dunn Peak also includes a good representation of glacial erosion features not found elsewhere in the Thompson Region and includes part of the huge 1951 forest fire in the Harper Creek Valley.
Established Date: April 30, 1996
Park Size: 19,547 hectares, stretching from the North Thompson River in the west, to include the alpine areas of Dunn Peak, and reaching east to the bottom of Harper Creek in the Shuswap Highlands.
12 km northeast of Little Fort and approximately 90 km north of Kamloops. Access is by ferry and road from Little Fort on Hwy #5, or by logging road in the Harper Valley from Barriere and North Barriere Lake. The closest communities, towns and cities are Kamloops, Little Fort, Barriere, 100 Mile House and Clearwater.
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.