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Get Your BC Parks Passport Now!

The BC Parks Passport is an exciting program geared towards families, but BC Parks encourages everyone – especially those kids at heart - to join the adventure!

Passport holders can choose from over 200 sites in B.C. to visit, including provincial parks and Visitor Centres. The BC Parks Passport program encourages passport holders to have fun and experience new places while collecting stamps/stickers towards wonderful and fabulous prizes.

There are also coupons and trip planning resources in the passport.
Any questions - please email Park Info.

Click here for a pdf of the passport. [PDF 3.33MB]
           BC Parks Passport

Ranger Welcome:

Park Ranger Ryan

In my first memory of a BC Park, I am a young boy, standing under fall colours and hanging lichen at Goldstream Provincial Park, watching salmon complete their amazing life cycle.

As I grew so did my memories of BC Parks:

Foggy tranquil mornings on the Juan de Fuca trail listening to gray whales surface offshore; or walking through the oceans of blooming colour in the alpine meadows of Wells Gray Park.

Turquoise waters seen from the golden grasslands of Kalamalka Lake Park and friends laughing around a campfire in Ruckle Park; and as a park ranger in Desolation Sound Park watching the sun cast fiery colors across the horizon as it sets over the Strait of Georgia.

My memories have now come full circle. Now that I have a young son, my new memory of Goldstream Park is the look on my son’s face as he watches the fish fight their way upstream and experiences one of nature’s great journeys.

As you experience our amazing provincial park system this year, I invite you to take time to truly cherish your memories, both old and new.

Enjoy your visit,
Ryan Elphick, Senior Park Ranger, South Coast Region

Program Dates:

May 18, 2012 to December 31, 2013

Stamps are available at BC Parks campgrounds when full-service/full camping fees are in effect and stickers are available at Visitor Centres during seasonal operating hours.

Awards:

1. BC Parks Prizes

One (1) prize per collection page will be awarded as follows;

Provincial Parks Stamp

For every six (6) stamps collected and dated on the BC Parks collection pages (p. 12 & 13), passport holders will receive a high-quality, collectible Jerry the Moose pin. Pins are different for 2012 and 2013. Once the validation line has been signed, the prize for that page will be assumed to have been collected and will not be awarded at a later date. Passport holders may collect a stamp for each day they visit or camp at any participating BC park. Park stamps do not need to be unique, for example, all stamps can be collected in the same park if the passport holder visited or camped on six different days.



2. Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC Prizes (Learn to Fish)Learn to Fish Logo

A maximum one (1) award per passport holder will be awarded as follows;

Participants who attend a Learn to Fish program in a BC Park are eligible to collect a starter fishing tackle gift. A sticker (p. 24) and the award can be collected from a Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC visitor centre.



3. Visitor Centre Prizes Sample Visitor Center Sticker

A maximum of one (1) prize per passport holder per year will be awarded as follows;

For every six (6) unique Visitor Centre stickers affixed to the designated Visitor Centre collection pages (p. 21 & 22), you will receive one exclusive, branded, foldable, environmentally-friendly water bottle. Collect yours from a participating Visitor Centre. There are two collection pages, one for 2012 and one for 2013, so retain your passport to use again next year!

Once the validation line has been signed, the prize for that page will be assumed to have been collected and will not be awarded at a later date.

Where to get a Passport:

At all participating sites – most provincial park campgrounds and BC Visitor Centres – are distributing passports. You can pick up your first stamp/sticker there too! See participating sites below.

List of Participating Sites:

All participating BC Parks and Visitor Centres are listed by tourism region. See map.

Regional Map
Cariboo Chilcotin Coast  
Provincial Parks Visitor Centres
Big Bar 100 Mile House
Bowron Lake Lillooet
Green Lake Quesnel
Ten Mile Lake Wells
Williams Lake
   
Northern British Columbia  
Provincial Parks Visitor Centres
Beatton Burns Lake
Beaumont Chetwynd
Boya Lake Dawson Creek
Carp Lake Fort Nelson
Charlie Lake Fort St. James
Crooked River – Bear Lake Fort St. John
Lakelse Lake Granisle
Liard River Hot Springs Houston
Moberly Lake Hudson’s Hope
Nisga’a Memorial Lava Bed Kitimat
Paarens Beach Mackenzie
Purden Lake McBride
Red Bluff New Hazelton
Sowchea Bay Prince George
Swan Lake Prince Rupert
Whiskers Point Queen Charlotte
Sandspit
Smithers
Stewart
Taylor
Terrace
Tumbler Ridge
Vanderhoof
   
Thompson Okanagan  
Provincial Parks Visitor Centres
Adams Lake – Bush Creek BCVC @ Merritt
Allison Lake BCVC @ Mt. Robson
Bear Creek BCVC @ Osoyoos
Bromley Rock Armstrong
Cathedral Chase
E.C. Manning – Coldspring Clearwater
E.C. Manning – Hampton Enderby
E.C. Manning – Lightening Lake Grand Forks
E.C. Manning – Mule Deer Greenwood
E.C. Manning Park Lodge Kamloops
E.C. Manning Park Visitor Centre Kelowna
Ellison Keremeos
Fintry Logan Lake
Gladstone – Texas Creek Lumby
Herald Okanagan Connector
Kekuli Bay Oliver
Kentucky Alleyne Peachland
Kettle River Penticton
Lac Le Jeune Princeton
Mabel Lake Salmon Arm
Monck Sicamous
Mount Robson Summerland
Niskonlith Lake Valemount
North Thompson River Vernon
Okanagan Lake South West Kelowna
Otter Lake  
Paul Lake
Roderick Haig-Brown
Shuswap Lake
Steelhead
Stemwinder
Tunkwa
Wells Gray – Clearwater Lake
   
Vancouver Island  
Provincial Parks Visitor Centres
Bamberton Alert Bay
China Beach Campbell River
Cowichan River – Stoltz Pool Chemainus
Elk Falls Comox Valley
Englishman River Duncan
Fillongley Gabriola Island
French Beach Gold River
Goldstream Nature House Ladysmith
Goldstream Lake Cowichan
Gordon Bay Nanaimo
Horne Lake Caves Parksville
Little Qualicum Falls Port Alberni
Loveland Bay Port Hardy
Miracle Beach Port McNeill
Miracle Beach Nature House Qualicum Beach
Montague Harbour Salt Spring Island
Morton Lake Sidney
Rathtrevor Beach Sooke
Rathtrevor Nature House Tofino
Ruckle Ucluelet
Smelt Bay Victoria
Sproat Lake
Stamp Falls
Strathcona - Buttle Lake
Strathcona - Ralph River
Strathcona Park Wilderness Centre
   
Kootenay Rockies  
Provincial Parks Visitor Centres
Blanket Creek BCVC @ Golden
Dry Gulch Castlegar
Kikomun Creek Cranbrook
Kokanee Creek Creston
Martha Creek Elkford
McDonald Creek Fernie
Moyie Lake Invermere
Norbury Lake Kaslo
Premier Lake Kimberley
Rosebery Nakusp
Syringa Nelson
Wasa Lake New Denver
Whiteswan Lake Radium Hot Springs
Yahk Revelstoke
Rossland
Sparwood
Trail
   
Vancouver Coast & Mountains   
Provincial Parks Visitor Centres
Alice Lake BCVC @ Peace Arch
Birkenhead Lake BCVC @ YVR
Chilliwack Lake Abbotsford
Cultus Lake Chilliwack
Golden Ears Delta
Inland Lake Gibsons
Nairn Falls Hope
Plumper Cove Langley
Porpoise Bay Lytton
Porteau Cove Mission
Roberts Creek New Westminster
Rolley Lake North Vancouver
Saltery Bay Pemberton
Sasquatch Pitt Meadows/Maple Ridge
Shannon Falls Powell River
Richmond
Sechelt
Squamish
Surrey
Vancouver
Whistler
White Rock
   

What is that boxy thing on the back of the Passport?

It is a Quick Response code (QR code). QR codes can contain information such as a URL, a phone number, a photo, a map, or some text information that may be useful to you. Think of it as a bar code that you can read with your smart phone.

The QR code below directly links to the BC Parks home page as a convenient way to access information about camping and activities in BC Parks.
Parks QR Code