Backcountry camping is allowed at seven designated camping areas in the park, but no facilities are provided. These areas are accessible by boat only. Camping is not permitted in other areas of the park. Please practice Leave No Trace camping ethics.
This park is open year-round. Backcountry camping fees are collected from May 15 to September 15, when backcountry services are provided.
The BC Parks backcountry permit registration service allows you to purchase a backcountry camping permit up to two weeks before your arrival date. Please note that this is a registration only and will not reserve you a site. You must have a copy of your registration with you at all times while in the park. No payments can be taken in the park.
Winter backcountry camping is allowed at seven designated camping areas in the park, but no facilities are provided. These areas are accessible by boat only. Camping is not permitted in other areas of the park. This park is open year-round.
A sandy bottom boat launch is available for small boats only. Please be aware that a 7.5kw (10hp) motor restriction is enforced on the Main Lake system.
An unmaintained, rough route leads from the access road just north of the entrance of the parking lot to Yeatman Bay. Another undeveloped route runs from Yeatman Bay to the northeast corner of Main Lake, approximately 1.6km away.
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 is no designated swimming area at this park. However, there are ample opportunities for lake swimming. Please be aware that there are no lifeguards on duty.
Fishing is permitted as per provincial and federal fishing regulations. 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.
Pets and domestic animals must be on a leash 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.