The park was identified as a Protected Area in the Fort St. John Land and Resource Management Plan in 1997. It was designated a provincial park in 1999.
Prophet River First Nation and Fort Nelson First Nation.
The park is located within the Fort Nelson Lowlands ecosection and boreal white and black spruce biogeoclimatic zone. It protects locally significant alluvial old growth white spruce forests of the Muskwa Plateau and the associated wildlife species typical of old growth forests.
Moose, black bear, wolves occur throughout the river corridor.