This is a very remote area of the province and visitors should be well equipped as there are no supplies of any kind easily accessible. The marl bottom of the lakes give them their wonderful colour.
Established Date: April 11, 2001
Park Size: 5,587 hectares
Wilderness camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided. This is a very remote area and visitors should prepare accordingly.
This area is popular for fishing. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence. See the Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis for site specific information.
Bicycles must keep to roadways. Bicycle helmets are mandatory in British Columbia.
Please note that bicycles with electric assist motors (e-bikes) are not allowed on the trails within Ed Bird-Estella Lakes Provincial Park. E-bikes are restricted to park roads and areas where motorized use is permitted. The only exception to this policy will be for authorized and identified trail maintenance bikes conducting work on behalf of BC Parks.
Hunting is allowed in the park. Please check the BC Hunting and Trapping regulations for more information.
Located near the most northern tip of Williston Lake. Located near Tsay Kay Dene Indian Reserve, 67 km South of Ft. Ware on the Russel Forestry Service Road. The closest community, town or city is Mackenzie.
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.