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Itcha Ilgachuz Provincial Park
About This Park
Itcha Ilgachuz Provincial Park comprises almost 112,000 hectares of unique landscape in the West Chilcotin Uplands. The landscape is diverse, and contains volcanic landforms, alpine environments, and forest sites scattered with wetlands.
The park was recommended for protection under the Cariboo-Chilcotin Land-Use Plan, and designated a Class “A” Park in 1995. Itcha Ilgachuz is a wilderness park set aside to protect alpine grasslands, wetlands, and wildlife habitat, including the largest herd of woodland caribou in southern B.C.
The Itcha Range and Ilgachuz Range are examples of isolated shield volcanoes, rising up to 2400 metres above sea level. These ranges are situated in the rain shadow of the Coast Mountains, and support a high diversity of plant and animal species.
Established Date: July 12, 1995
Park Size: 109,063 hectares
Special Notes: It is an offence under the Heritage Conservation Act to damage or remove artifacts from any cultural heritage site.
Know Before You Go
Maps and Brochures
- Approved Management Plan [PDF 1.46MB] for Itcha Ilgachuz Provincial Park
- Regional Context Map [PDF 568.08KB]
- Zoning Map - Winter [PDF 641.28KB]
- Zoning Map - Summer [PDF 302.42KB]
- Tenures - Trapping and Guide Outfitting Map [PDF 456.34KB]
- Tenures - Grazing Map [PDF 408.48KB]
- Winter Recreation Map [PDF 414.67KB]
- Summer Recreation Map [PDF 348.6KB]
- Existing Recreation Permits Map [PDF 605.26KB]