This park is near popular salmon fishing areas in the Strait of Georgia. Fishing is permitted as per provincial and federal fishing regulations. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
Rockfish Conservation Areas occur within this park. Fishing activities are limited in Rockfish Conservation Areas. Before you go fishing please refer to the Rockfish Conservation Area descriptions available from Fisheries and Oceans Canada site (DFO).
Wakes Cove Park offers excellent views of Gabriola Passage, the Strait of Georgia and the Sunshine Coast. Whales, seals, sea lions and a variety of other marine life and birds can be seen in and around the park.