Simpson Lake East Conservancy protects a small portion of land, water and forest at the eastern end of remote Simpson Lake, in the Hecate Lowlands Ecosection. Access into this wilderness area is difficult because there are no roads, trails, or marine boat access.
Conservancy Size: 54 ha
Wilderness camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided. All sites are on a first-come, first-served basis.
There are opportunities for trout and char fishing in Simpson Lake. Please consult the appropriate non-tidal fishing regulations for more information. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate license.
This conservancy is open to hunting during lawful hunting seasons. Please check the BC Hunting and Trapping Regulations for more information.
Simpson Lake East Conservancy is only accessible by float plane or helicopter and is located approximately 28 km NW of Hartley Bay and 74 km SW of Kitimat. It is located about 13 km NE of Grenville Channel, about 2/3 way down the Channel. It is also located between (but not adjoining) Alty Conservancy to the north and K’mooda/Lowe-Gamble Conservancy to the south.
Visitor Information Centre:
Kitimat Visitor Information Centre
PO Box 214
2109 Forest Avenue
Kitimat, BC, Canada V8C 2G7
phone: 250-632-6294 or 1-800-664-6554
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.