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Ed Bird-Estella Lakes Park


Vehicle-accessible camping
This park offers vehicle accessible campsites on a first-come, first-served basis – campsite reservations are not accepted. This park offers primitive camping with no facilities at Ed Bird Lake. Road access off Finlay Forest Service Road is very rough.
Wilderness camping

Wilderness camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided. This is a very remote area and visitors should prepare accordingly.

Pit or flush toilets
This park has pit toilets – no flush toilets. These sites are not maintained so be prepared.
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. There are no developed trails at this park.
There are no lifeguards on duty at provincial parks.
There are opportunities for canoeing or kayaking in this park. This park is a popular recreation area for boating.

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.

Wildlife viewing
There is no viewing platform but there are good wildlife viewing opportunities.

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.

Horseback riding
Horseback riding is permitted.

Hunting is allowed in the park. Please check the BC Hunting and Trapping regulations for more information.

Winter recreation
Snowmobiles are allowed in the park but there are no designated trails. Be cautious.