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Marine-accessible camping

Wilderness camping is allowed, but please tread lightly and respect the biological kingdom. No facilities are provided and it is marine-access only. All sites are on a first come, first served basis. 

Winter camping
There are winter camping opportunities in this conservancy as it can be accessed year-round.
Firewood and campfire rings are not provided. If you must have a fire, please have it in the intertidal area, burn only dead and down wood, be sure to fully extinguish the fire when done and spread out the ashes and rocks. Dead wood is an important habitat element for many plants and animals and it adds organic matter to the soil so please use it conservatively, if at all. We encourage visitors to conserve wood and protect the environment by minimizing the use of campfires and using camp stoves instead. Limited burning hours or campfire bans may be implemented during extremely hot weather conditions.
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Swimming is possible in the ocean, but the water is cold all year-round and subject to strong tides. There are no lifeguards on duty in the conservancy.
Adventurous and experienced canoeists or kayakers may enjoy exploring the inlets, bays, lagoons, lakes and shorelines in this conservancy. The many inlets can be sheltered and calm, with landing beaches available. Wilderness and backcountry camping is allowed. Kayak rentals are available in Prince Rupert.

Excellent tidal water fishing opportunities for salmon and groundfish. Please consult the appropriate non-tidal fishing regulations for more information. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate license. Fishing licenses are available for purchase in Kitimat and Prince Rupert.

Wildlife viewing

Black bears, wolves, waterfowl, eagles, spawning salmon and the occasional deer can be seen in the conservancy. Humpback whales, killer whales, Dall’s porpoises, Pacific white-sided dolphins, sea lions and harbour seals can also be seen in the adjacent marine waters.

Pets on leash
Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues like potential for problems with bears or wolves and the spread of diseases.
Scuba diving
There are opportunities for scuba diving in this marine conservancy. The water clarity is best during winter and spring.

This conservancy is open to hunting during lawful hunting seasons. Please check the BC Hunting and Trapping Regulations Synopsis for more information.