The area was identified in the Fort Nelson Land and Resource Management Plan in 1997 as a Protected Area. In 1999, the area was subsequently designated as a provincial park.
Prophet River First Nations traditional use.
The primary role of Prophet River Hot Springs Park is to protect the sensitive hot springs habitats and the abundant diversity of wildlife associated with those habitats. The park is located within the Eastern Muskwa Ranges adjacent to the Prophet River, which has been provincially designated as a Heritage River.
A diverse variety of wildlife species utilize the area. Examples of large mammals include Stone’s sheep, moose, caribou, elk, mountain goat, grizzly bear, black bear, and wolves.