Fred Antoine Provincial Park
About This Park
Park Status: Class A provincial park
These two watersheds together protect under-represented stands of interior Douglas fir old growth forest. It represents a unique range of very dry forest types in rugged, steep terrain with delicate riparian areas. It contains a gradient from ESSF parkland down to river valley.
Includes a complete and undisturbed watershed (Antoine Creek) and the upper elevations of Fred Creek. It contains critical wildlife winter and spring range. It offers a wilderness recreation experience and contains numerous signs and artefacts of First Nations traditional use. Further values common to both watersheds include:
- Under-represented ecosystems with developed structural characteristics.
- Location at western limit of ponderosa pine zone.
- Fossil site.
- Known occurrences of blue listed species: fisher, California bighorn sheep, rubber boa, peregrine falcon.
- Habitat for grizzly bear, wolves and cougar.
- Migration corridors for goats and mule deer, critical winter and spring range.
- Harlequin duck nesting and rearing.
- Downstream fisheries including salmon spawning grounds.
- Rugged backcountry recreation and tourism and wildlife viewing potential.
- Numerous signs and artefacts of traditional aboriginal use and residence.
- This park is located approximately 25 km northwest of Lillooet.
Activities Available at this Park
Hunting is permitted only during lawful game hunting season. Check the Hunting & Trapping Regulations Synopsis for regulations.
Pets on Leash
Backcountry areas are rarely suited for dogs due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears. Pets/domestic animals must be on a leash at all times. Visitors are responsible for the behavior of pets and domestic animals and must dispose of their excrement.