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Activities Available at this Park
Facilities Available at this Park

Park Contact


BC Parks
Phone: 250-847-7260
Fire Restrictions in Effect for this Park
Smoking is prohibited
During a campfire ban, smoking is restricted in all public areas of a park or protected area. Please read this Information Bulletin.

Ethel F. Wilson Memorial Provincial Park

About This Park

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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

Location

  • Location Map
  • 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.

    Nature and Culture

    • History: Ethel F. Wilson Memorial Provincial Park is dedicated to Ethel F. Wilson who unstintingly gave time and energy for the benefit of others, especially the young people of Burns Lake District, where she resided from 1930 until her death June 14, 1952.
    • General Wildlife, Marine & Outdoor Ethics Information

    Management Planning

    Activities Available at this Park

    Canoeing

    Canoeing

    There are paddling, canoeing and kayaking opportunities on Pinkut Lake.
    Cycling

    Cycling

    Bicycles must keep to roadways. Bicycle helmets are mandatory in British Columbia.
    Fishing

    Fishing

    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.
    Pets on Leash

    Pets on Leash

    Pets/domestic animals must be on a leash at all times and are not allowed in beach areas or park buildings. You are responsible for their behaviour and must dispose of their excrement.
    Swimming

    Swimming

    There are no lifeguards on duty at provincial parks.

    Facilities Available at this Park

    Picnic Areas

    Picnic Areas

    This park has a day-use area.
    Pit or Flush Toilets

    Pit or Flush Toilets

    This park only has a pit toilet, no flush toilets.
    Vehicle Accessible Camping

    Vehicle Accessible Camping

    There are 3 drive in campsites available on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no fee for camping.