This park has been maintained close to its natural state, making it a perfect escape. Rainbow trout fishing is a popular activity. Pinkut Lake is also well-suited to paddling small boats, and has a fish hatchery located at the south end. There are 5 campsites available on a first-come, first- served basis.
Please note: This park is cooperatively managed by a community, society or other partner. Services may differ from those offered in other BC Parks.
Established Date: May 2, 1953
Park Size: 33 hectares
Rainbow trout fishing is a popular activity. Pinkut Lake is also well-suited to paddling small boats, and has a fish hatchery located at the south end. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
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 Ethel F. Wilson Memorial 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.
This park is located 24 km north of Burns Lake. Follow Babine Lake Road north of Burns Lake for 20 km. Turn left onto the Augier FSR and follow this for 5 km where the park is immediately adjacent to the road.
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.