Catto Creek Conservancy
- This is a very remote area. Any visitors must be self sufficient and fully prepared. It is recommended that visitors carry a Satellite Phone or handheld VHF radio in case of emergencies.
About This Conservancy
Catto Creek Conservancy contains part of the Silverthrone volcanic complex which lies near the coast in SW British Columbia NW of the head of Knight Inlet. Silverthrone is a roughly circular, 20-km-wide, deeply dissected caldera complex containing rhyolitic, dacitic and andesitic lava domes, flows and breccia.The nearest town is Campbell River which is 2 hours flying time south of the Conservancy. Flying time from Tatlayoko Lake is approximately 1 hour.
ReservationsFor parks that accept reservations, all vehicle accessible campsites and group sites must be reserved through Discover Camping.
No facilities or campgrounds in Catto Creek Conservancy. Backcountry camping only. Currently there are no fees collected in this Conservancy.
Maps and BrochuresLocation: Catto Creek Conservancy is located about 2 hrs flying time from Campbell River. Access is difficult as this conservancy is in a very remote location.
Please note: Any maps listed are for information only - they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
- Catto Creek Conservancy Map [PDF 201KB]
Nature and Culture
- History - Catto Creek Conservancy was established August 23, 1973.
- Conservation - The primary role of Catto Creek Conservancy is the preservation of geomorphological features known as “the paint pots”.
Management PlanningManagement Planning Information
- Online Management planning information for this park is not available at this time.
Activities Available at this Conservancy
Pets on Leash
Facilities Available at this Conservancy
Wilderness, backcountry or walk-in camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided. This is a very remote area and users must be fully prepared and self sufficient if visiting this Conservancy. This should include carrying a VHF radio or Satellite Phone as any rescue from this area could be problematic.