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Cetan/Thurston Bay Conservancy
About This Conservancy
Cetan/Thurston Bay Conservancy was designated in 2007 and is adjacent to Thurston Bay Marine Park. It is located on the northwest side of Sonora Island in Johnstone Strait. Cetan/Thurston Bay Conservancy connects the two seperate portions of Thurston Bay Marine Park and provides additional sheltered anchorage and recreational opportunities for boaters traveling the popular Inside Passage.
Access to the Conservancy is by boat, kayak or canoe only. There are no developed facilities in the Conservancy, although random camping is allowed. Visitors can go swimming, fishing, hiking or paddling, or explore the small, pretty beaches dotting the rocky shoreline. An unmaintained trail leads to Florence Lake, ideal for peaceful swimming, fishing and paddling.
Location: Cetan/Thurston Bay Conservancy is located on the northwest side of Sonora Island, in Johnstone Strait off the east coast of central Vancouver Island. This park is accessible by boat only. Boaters can reference marine chart #3539 and #3543 from more information on this area.
The closest city is Campbell River which is about one hour away by water taxi.
- Online Management planning information for this park is not available at this time.
Activities Available at this Conservancy
Facilities Available at this Conservancy
Wilderness, backcountry or walk-in camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided. There are no designated campsites at this Conservany, however random wilderness kayak or canoe camping is allowed. No facilities are provided and there is no fee. Please practice “Leave No Trace” camping ethics. This Conservancy is accessible year-round; there is no winter camping fee.