Established in June of 1999, Finger-Tatuk Provincial Park surrounds Finger and Tatuk Lakes and extends south to include the smaller Turff, Vance, Cory, Bodley, and Harp Lakes south of the Tatuk Hills. Special Feature: Beautiful series of lakes and regionally significant recreational destination.
Abundant populations of rainbow trout and kokanee are the main attraction for anglers in the area. Guided and resident hunting and boating are also popular pursuits. Diverse and high-value habitat in the park provides for a range of animal species including grizzly and black bear, ungulates, small fur-bearers, waterfowl, shore-birds, and eagles.
There is one resort within the park. Finger Lake Wilderness Resort is located at the west-end of Finger Lake.
Park Size: 17,151 hectares
Potable water is not available in the park, but is available at the resort. BC Parks suggests you bring your own water, or you may obtain drinking water from the nearby resort.
Wilderness camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided.
Wild rainbow trout are abundant in both Finger and Tatuk Lakes. An extremely healthy kokanee population also resides in Tatuk Lake. Ice-fishing is allowed in the park during the winter season but best to check with the resort. 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 Finger-Tatuk 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.
Hunting is allowed in the park during open season. Please check the BC Hunting and Trapping regulations for more information.
The resort may have trackset trails for cross-country skiing but the rest of the park is wilderness skiing. There are snowshoeing opportunities on any trail or roadway in the park plus the frozen lakes. Snowmobiles, ski-dooing, tobogganing and ice-skating are allowed in the park.
Ice-fishing is allowed in the park during the winter season but best to check with the resort. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
Finger-Tatuk Provincial Park is located 80 kilometres south of Vanderhoof and 115 km southwest of Prince George. Map reference: 93F/8 & 93 F/9
To access Finger Lake and the west end of Tatuk Lake, use the Kluskus forest service road near Vanderhoof. Access to the east end of Tatuk Lake is via the Pelican (Prince George) or Bobtail (Highway #16) Forest Service Roads.
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.