Day-use Fossli Park is situated on the south side of Stirling Arm on Sproat Lake, west of Port Alberni on Vancouver Island. This undeveloped park has limited facilities but does contain a beautiful walking trail. This 30-minute route leads through second-growth forest to an old homestead site on Sproat Lake. At the lake, visitors can relax on the level grassy area or pebble beach and enjoy the lovely views of Sproat Lake.
Please note: This park operates on a “User Maintained” basis. Services and facilities may differ from those offered in other BC Parks.
Park Size: 52 hectares
There are opportunities for lake fishing at this park. Fishing is permitted as per provincial and federal fishing regulations. All anglers should check the current regulations issued by Fisheries and Oceans Canada prior to fishing. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
Cycling is permitted on roadways only. Bicycle helmets are mandatory in British Columbia.
Please note that bicycles with electric assist motors (e-bikes) are not allowed on the trails within Fossli 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.
Fossli Park is situated on the south side of Stirling Arm on Sproat Lake, west of Port Alberni on Vancouver Island. Access is by boat or an approximately 30-minute walk from the Stirling Arm Mainline, a private logging road. Travel through Port Alberni on the way to Tofino and turn left on the first McCoy Lake Road access. Travel approximately 6.5 km and then turn left on Stirling Arm Drive for about 3 km. Turn left onto Ash Main gravel road for 0.9 km. At the Stirling Arm Mainline intersection turn right and travel 4 km. Just before the bridge you’ll find a pullout where you can park. An old logging road from the parking lot leads to the trail that will take you to Sproat Lake. Nearby communites include: Port Alberni, Pacific Rim.
This park proudly operated by:
R.L.C. Enterprize Ltd.
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.