Some of our most popular parks regularly experience high visitor volumes, resulting in crowded trails and facilities, packed parking lots, impacts to park environments and wildlife, local community concerns, and safety issues. The Day-Use Pass Program helps address these issues by optimizing capacity during peak periods.
To learn more about the Day-Use Pass Program, see more about day-use passes, below. Alternatively, you can download the information leaflet in in Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), English, or French [PDF].
2022-23 Winter Day-Use Pass Program
From December 15, 2022 to March 31, 2023, day-use vehicle passes will be required to park at Mount Seymour Park. Any visitor with a valid ski hill pass and other clients of Mount Seymour Resort do not need a BC Parks day-use pass, as they will be directed to Mount Seymour Resort parking.
For information on parking at Mount Seymour Resort, see the parking map [PDF].
Passes are available to book starting at 7am Pacific Time, two days in advance of your planned visit. Additional passes may be made available at 7am each morning.
Types of day-use pass
|Type||Passes required||Pass maximums|
|Vehicle pass||1 pass required per vehicle||• Maximum 8 people (adult or child) per vehicle|
• Maximum 1 vehicle pass can be booked per time slot, per day
Day-use pass arrival times
|AM||AM pass is valid between 7am and noon|
|PM||PM pass is valid between noon and 4pm|
|Evening||Passes are not required after 4pm|
Parks requiring a day-use pass
|Park name||Location||Pass required||Timing||Season length|
• Upper mountain trails including the Seymour Main Trail and Dog Mountain Trail
|Vehicle||AM/PM||December 15, 2022–March 31, 2023|
|Overnight campers must reserve a day-use pass for the first day they will be using the parking lot|
More about day-use passes
- Managing the impact of visitor use through day-use passes helps us create a safer, less crowded environment for park visitors.
- Day-use passes can only be booked online through the day-use pass reservation site.
- Mobile network connectivity at the park may be limited. Always download the pass to your mobile device or print it out in before your visit. Be prepared to present your pass when you arrive.
- If you do not have internet or access, ask a friend, a neighbour, or someone else in your party to help you obtain a pass.
- Passes cannot be transferred to another date, time, or location. Your pass cannot be shared beyond the group reserved.
- Before booking your pass, consider weather conditions to best plan a trip within your ability.