Environment and Climate Change Strategy

BC Parks projects support economic recovery

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Environment and Climate Change Strategy

BC Parks projects support economic recovery

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Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
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Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
Media Relations
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BC Parks infrastructure projects

Through StrongerBC, infrastructure projects are now underway in 24 provincial parks. The projects include:

Peace/Omenica

  • Mount Robson Provincial Park: upgrades to the Berg Lake Trail, including bear cache replacement, foot bridge repairs and a new shelter at Marmot Campground. Upgrades will also be made to ranger station buildings in the service compound.
  • West Lake Provincial Park: service building renovations.
  • Swan Lake Provincial Park: boat launch dock installation.

Skeena

  • Lakelse Lake Provincial Park: new electric vehicle (EV) charging station in day-use area.
  • Tyhee Lake Provincial Park: new EV charging station in day-use area.
  • Naikoon Provincial Park: new EV charging station and water quality upgrades.
  • Babine Lake Marine Provincial Park: new pit toilets and furniture.
  • Nisga’a Memorial Lava Beds Provincial Park: upgrade the interpretive audio-visual experience at the visitor centre to provide an accessible cultural experience.

Thompson-Cariboo

  • Tweedsmuir Provincial Park South: water quality improvements.
  • Lac Le Jeune Provincial Park: water system improvements.  
  • Shuswap Lake Provincial Park: water treatment and water heating system improvements.

Kootenay Okanagan

  • Wasa Lake Provincial Park: water system improvements.
  • Syringa Provincial Park: water system improvements.
  • Kokanee Creek Provincial Park: new accessible pit toilets and mobi-mat.
  • Bear Creek Provincial Park: 30-amp electrical services added to another 35 campsites.
  • Ellison Provincial Park: re-pave campground entrance road, campground loop roads and day-use parking lot.
  • Fintry Provincial Park: transform the boarded-up historic Packing House structure into a safe, useable day-use shelter.

South Coast

  • Pinecone Burke Provincial Park: trail and campsite improvements in backcountry locations and new trail markers to enhance visitor experience.
  • Porteau Cove Provincial Park: water system upgrades and armouring of campsites and boat launch to protect against shoreline erosion.
  • Alice Lake Provincial Park: improvements, including expanded parking for day use, new accessible pit toilets and a new bear-proof food storage locker for walk-in campsites.
  • Lower Mainland and Sea-to-Sky parks: a new bear-proof garbage bin program will apply to numerous parks in the Lower Mainland and Sea-to-Sky region.

West Coast

  • Macmillan Provincial Park: install a raised boardwalk and viewing platforms in the north side of the park to improve accessibility and protect tree roots.
  • Loveland Bay Provincial Park: upgrade campground at Loveland Bay, including enhancements to the beach, campsites and service areas.
  • Maquinna Marine Provincial Park: replace boardwalk and stair structures.
  • Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park: pave day-use parking lot to improve accessibility.

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