Golden Ears Provincial Park will retain the current 85% reservable model for the 2019 camping season, announced BC Parks.
Fifteen per cent of the sites will remain first come, first serve.
Retaining the reservable quota will provide more time to engage park users, campers and stakeholders on how to ensure safe and equitable access to Golden Ears Park.
In September 2018, BC Parks announced that Golden Ears would move to 100% reservable during peak season (typically from mid-May to Labour Day weekend).
The number of reservable sites at any given campground or park is driven by consumer demand and in alignment with BC Parks’ mandate to manage the land sustainably. The overwhelming public demand is for increased reservation opportunities. BC Parks adjusts reservable inventory on an annual basis in response to occupancy demand.
Golden Ears Provincial Park is one of the busiest parks in the province, given its location in the Fraser Valley and proximity to Vancouver.
Of the 10,700 campsites BC Parks manages, approximately 55% are reservable and 45% remain available on a first-come, first-serve basis.