The park was created as a result of recommendations made in the Kamloops Land and Resources Management Plan. It was established April 30, 1996.
Old Hwy 5 along the west side of the park, with old homesites. Pinkie Peak adjacent to east park boundary was used by surveyors as a lookout point up and down the valley.
The park features the braided meandering channel of Finn Creek, and a portion of the North Thompson River which contains some islands. Cottonwoods, cedars, hybrid spruce and birch along the wetter bottomlands exist in the park. The park protects important spawning habitat for bull trout, coho and chinook salmon. It is also an excellent year-round moose habitat.
Noted habitat for moose and a variety of bird species. Fish species include bull trout, chinook and coho salmon.