Strathcona Provincial Park: Megin/Talbot
About This Park
The Megin-Talbot addition to Strathcona Provincial Park contains the largest undisturbed watershed on Vancouver Island, karst limestone geography, old-growth forests and salmon habitat. Located in the northeast portion of Clayoquot Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island, the Megin-Talbot addition was identified for protection in the Clayoquot Sound Land-Use Decision in 1995.
Megin Lake offers wilderness camping, recreational fishing, and canoeing and kayaking opportunities. Majestic trees, crystal clear waters and a variety of wildlife including waterfowl, seals, sea lions and lots of black bears makes this a memorable trip within the park.
Special Features: This park contains old-growth forests of spruce, fir and cedar, as well as a fresh water lake and an estuary.
For more information, visit: Strathcona Provincial Park.
Date Established: 1995
Park Size: The Megin-Talbot addition to Strathcona Provincial Park is 27,390 hectares (26,877 ha upland, 513 ha foreshore)
Location and Maps
Nature and Culture
- Cultural Heritage: This park contains Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations heritage sites.
- Conservation: The Megin watershed is the largest undisturbed watershed on Vancouver Island. The watershed is characterized by karst limestone geology, rare plants, old-growth spruce, fir and cedar forests, a large fresh water lake and an estuary. This park addition includes all of the Megin and Talbot river drainages.
- Management Planning Information
- Online Management planning information for this park is not available at this time.