Finlay-Russel Park and Protected Area encompasses 122,771 hectares and was established on April 11, 2001. Finlay-Russel Park, a class A park, was first identified for Protected Area Status through the Mackenzie Land and Resource Management Plan process to protect important fish and wildlife habitat and a section of the First Nation trail from Kwadacha to Caribou Hide and the Stikine country.
High First Nations cultural values; continued sustenance use.
Important fishery values along the Finlay River and at Fishing Lakes bull trout, rainbow trout and Arctic grayling. Important habitat for caribou, moose, sheep and goats.