Union Passage Marine Park provides a large and placid body of tidal water where boaters will find numerous peaceful anchorages and beaches.
Provides a safe and scenic anchorage for boaters travelling along the Inside Passage.
Date Established: June 14, 1993
Park Size: 1,373 hectares
Wilderness and backcountry camping are allowed, but no facilities are provided. Marine access only.
Excellent tidal water fishing opportunities for salmon and groundfish. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence. Fishing licences are available for purchase in Kitimat and Prince Rupert. Please refer to current fishing regulations.
Hunting is permitted in the park during lawful hunting season. Please check the BC Hunting and Trapping Regulations for more information.
Union Passage Marine Park is located at the southern end of Grenville Channel, between Pitt and Farrant Islands. The closest communities are Hartley Bay (12 km), Kitimat (90 km), Port Edward (105 km) and Prince Rupert (120 km). Only accessible by boat or floatplane. For reference, use marine charts #3945 (Approaches to Douglas Channel), #3946 (Grenville Channel) or #3742 (Otter Passage to McKay Reach).
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.