The park was created as a result of recommendations made in the Kamloops Land and Resources Management Plan.
Visitors can enjoy hiking, nature study, wildlife viewing, and hunting. Scenic and cultural heritage appreciation are also popular. The summit of Mount Savona – accessible by 4-wheel drive road – affords excellent views of the dry Thompson River Valley and Kamloops Lake.
Park Size: 382 hectares
Wilderness camping is allowed; no facilities are provided.
There are no designated cycling trails but the activity is allowed. Bicycle helmets are mandatory in British Columbia.
Please note that bicycles with electric assist motors (e-bikes) are not allowed on the trails within Mount Savona 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.
Hunting is permitted only during lawful game hunting season. Check with Hunting and Trapping Synopsis for regulations. Exempt from the No Hunting, No Shooting Restrictions within 400 m of the center of park roads.
The park is located off Hwy 1 approximately 35 km west of Kamloops. Access is by Tunkwa Lake Road from the town of Savona.
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.