Sheemahant Conservancy was established as part of government’s land use decision for the Central Coast planning area. Located near the northeast end of Owikeno Lake, this conservancy protects a unique freshwater delta and wetland complex.
The area receives heavy use by grizzly bears and sockeye salmon spawn in the narrows of Owikeno Lake.
The area is of high cultural importance to First Nations.
1,018 hectares – 815 hectares of upland and 203 hectares of foreshore
Date Established: May 31, 2007
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.