Yard Creek Park is located east of Sicamous, along the Trans Canada Highway. The landscape surrounding Yard Creek Park is part of the Interior wet-belt, characterized by cedar and hemlock forest with lush undergrowth.
The park contains a variety of bird species including American dippers. These fascinating little birds dive into the icy waters of the creek and “fly” along under the water in search of insects. Watch for them on the rocks along the creek.
Established as a Class “A” park on March 16, 1956, for the purpose of providing a campground for the travelling public on the Trans-Canada Highway. As an outcome of the Okanagan Shuswap Land and Resource Management Plan, another 116 hectares were added to the park in 2004 under the Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, adding a strong conservation component to the park’s role.