The Junction Sheep Range Provincial Park consists of rolling grasslands and deeply eroded gullies at the confluence of the Chilcotin and Fraser Rivers in central BC. This unique landscape is a place of spectacular scenery, with cliffs and hoodoos breaking the grassland benches.
The park was originally part of a Wildlife Management Area managed by BC Environment. It was then proposed for protection through a wide variety of planning processes including the Protected Areas Strategy and the Cariboo-Chilcotin CORE process, and was designated a provincial park in 1995 through the Cariboo-Chilcotin Land Use Plan. The area is protected most notably because of its importance to an internationally significant herd of California bighorn sheep.
To learn more about conservation efforts to preserve the values in this park, click to view Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society’s webpage [non-government website].
Established Date: July 12, 1995
Park Size: 4,774 hectares
Bicycles must keep to roadways. Bicycle helmets are mandatory in British Columbia.
Please note that bicycles with electric assist motors (e-bikes) are not allowed on the trails within Junction Sheep Range 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.
The park is open to hunting and horses can brought in for hunting. Please check the BC Hunting and Trapping Regulations for more information.
The Junction Sheep Range Provincial Park is located at the junction of the Fraser and Chilcotin Rivers. The closest major center is Williams Lake. Access to the park is difficult, via rough 4 x 4 dirt roads through private ranchlands. For map information, please refer to topographical map numbers: 1:50 000-92O/16, 92O/15, and 92O/9.
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.