This marine park is also known as Port Blackney. The excellent all-weather anchorage and sheltered inside route provides protection for small boats. There are no landing docks or other facilities.
Park Size: 26 hectares of marine area and 48 hectares of land area.
The area surrounding the park is very popular for fishing, though the park itself is not a fishing destination. The park and entire North Coast area are closed to harvest of bivalves. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
Hunting is permitted only during lawful game hunting season. Check with Hunting and Trapping Synopsis for regulations.
Oliver Cove Marine Park is at the south end of Don Peninsula near the junction of Milbanke Sound and Mathieson Channel. Refer to Canadian Hydrographic Charts 3710 and 3728. The park is accessible by boat only. The closest communities for supplies are Bella Bella and Shearwater.
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.