This park is currently closed due to fire hazard.
Bowser Ecological Reserve
Ecological Reserves are areas in British Columbia selected to preserve representative and special natural ecosystems, plant and animal species, features, and phenomena. Ecological Reserves provide the highest level of protection for the maintenance of physical and biological diversity while allowing for research and educational activities. More information on Ecological Reserves ».
Bowser Ecological Reserve was established to protect a highly productive forest ecosystem for research use.
Detailed Ecological Reserve Description
BC Parks has created a detailed description of each Ecological Reserve to support current or potential education and research. Each account includes physical, biological, and cultural information as well as management concerns regarding the Ecological Reserve, with references to supporting documents where available. Additional documents may also be made available, upon request.
Location and Maps
Any maps listed are for information only - they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
15km N of Parksville, Vancouver Island
- The Purpose Statement for this Ecological Reserve is now available in pdf format.