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While small fires are allowed, we encourage visitors to conserve the environment by minimizing the use of fire and using stoves instead. Never leave your fire unattended and practice “Leave No Trace” camping ethics.

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Anyone wishing to kayak in this area must be experienced due to the extreme weather and sea conditions.

Though this area has been traditionally utilized by commercial fishers, the extreme weather and sea conditions make it unsuitable for recreational fishers. 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.

Wildlife viewing

The difficult access to these parks limits wildlife viewing opportunities however boaters could expect to see a number of marine mammals and a variety of seabirds. 

Lanz and Cox Islands provide critical habitat for a number of seabirds, such as rhinoceros auklets, Cassin’s auklets and tufted puffins, as well as several species of cormorant and petrel. These islands also contain numerous bald eagle nests. In recent years there has been a reestablishment of a sea otter population in the kelp beds surrounding this area.