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Wilderness camping

There are no designated campsites at this park, however random wilderness camping is allowed. No facilities are provided. Please practice “Leave No Trace” camping ethics.

Winter camping

This park is open year-round, however the roads may become inaccessible in the winter due to snowfall.


While fires are allowed, we encourage visitors to conserve the environment by minimizing the use of fire and using stoves instead. If you must use a campfire, please practice “Leave No Trace” camping ethics. Please be responsible with your fire and be aware of fire closures.

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There are no maintained trails in this park, however visitors do use game trails to access riverside areas.
White water kayaking and rafting are pursued on the waters of the Gold and Muchalat Rivers.

Steelhead, rainbow trout and other Pacific salmon species are found in both the Gold and Muchalat Rivers. Anglers should be aware of closures in this area and check the 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.

Wildlife viewing
Chances of spotting Roosevelt elk are quite good at Gold Muchalat Park.
Pets on leash

Pets and domestic animals must be under control at all times and are not allowed in beach areas or park buildings. You are responsible for their behaviour and must dispose of their excrement. 

Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.


Bicycles must keep to roadways. Bicycle helmets are mandatory in British Columbia. Be aware that logging trucks frequently travel on the roads in the park.

Please note that bicycles with electric assist motors (e-bikes) are not allowed on the trails within Gold Muchalat 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.


The park is open to hunting. All hunters to the area should refer to the current BC Hunting and Trapping Regulation synopsis.