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Wilderness camping

Wilderness camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided.

Campfires are permitted.
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For your own safety and the preservation of the park, obey posted signs and keep to designated trails. Shortcutting trails destroys plant life and soil structure. There are no developed trails at this park.

Swimming is possible in the ocean, but the water is cold all year-round. There are no lifeguards on duty in the conservancy.
Adventurous and experienced canoeists or kayakers may enjoy exploring the inlets, lagoons, rivers and shorelines in this conservancy. Kayak rentals are available in Prince Rupert.

The Ksi X’anmaas River provides excellent salmon and stealhead fishing in a wilderness setting. 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
There are excellent wildlife viewing and birding opportunities in the conservancy, primarily in the river estuary.

Grizzlies, 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.
Scuba diving
There are opportunities for scuba diving in this marine conservancy. The water clarity is best during winter and spring.

Adventurous and experienced climbers may enjoy the challenge of the remote and rugged coastal mountains including the majestic Kwinamass Peak which rises from the ocean to 1807 m (5928 ft).


The park is open to hunting. The conservancy is part of the Nass-Skeena Grizzly Bear Management Area where the hunting of grizzly bears is prohibited. Please check the BC Hunting and Trapping Regulations for more information.