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Alice Lake Provincial Park
- CAUTION: Please ensure all food and garbage are secured at all times that you are away from your camp and at night. Bears are killed every year due to campers neglecting to properly manage their attractants. It is illegal to leave food and/or garbage unsecured and unattended. Campers failing to ensure their camp is secure of attractants may be evicted from the park and issued a violation ticket under the BC Wildlife Act. Please do your part to ensure the safety of your family, fellow campers, and the local bears, by keeping a clean camp!
For more wildlife information please go to the BC Parks website: http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/wild_gen.html
- Electric Hookups: There are now 55 vehicle accessible campsites and one of the group camping areas with electrical hook-ups. The charge is an extra $8/night.
About This ParkAlice Lake is surrounded by towering mountains, dense forests and grassy areas. There are four fresh water lakes that dominate the landscape and make swimming and fishing very enjoyable pastimes. The trail around Alice Lake is a popular one for an evening stroll and for the more adventurous there is the Four Lakes Trail. There are excellent views of the Squamish River and the Tantalus Range from the DeBeck’s Hill Trail. This is a favourite family park.
Park Size: 396 hectare
It is strongly recommended that you make a reservation well in advance to stay at this park during the months of July, August and September. The park is usually full even on weekdays with little turnover of campsites in the morning. Some weekends when the weather is particularly warm, people are restricted from driving into the park if the parking lots are full. The park has access to many mountain bike trails outside of the park. Please obey all signs while riding.
Please note that dogs must be on a leash at all times and are not allowed on the Alice Lake Trail, beach, playground or picnic areas.
| Campground Dates of Operation
All dates are subject to change without notice
|Note: This information is for the campground only. Park users can still walk into the park if conditions such as weather permit. Check the "Attention Visitor Notice" above for park alerts.|
|Opening and Closing Campground Dates:||March 13 – October 31|
|Campground Dates with Full Services and Fees:||March 13 – October 31|
|Campground Reservable Dates:||May 8 – September 6|
|Total Number of Vehicle Accessible Campsites:||96 vehicle accessible and 12 walk in sites|
|Number of Reservable Campsites, if applicable:
||108 – 100% reservable|
ReservationsAll campsite and group site reservations must be made through Discover Camping. When reservations are not available all campsites function as first-come, first-served.
Campsite reservations are accepted at this park and first-come, first-served sites are available until May 8 at which time all sites become reservable. Check-in for reservation holders is between 1:00 pm and 10:00 pm; non-reservation holders between 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. Check-out time for all sites is 11:00 am. Gates open 7:00 am and close at 11:00 pm.
Group Campsite Reservations: Group campsite reservations are accepted at this park for dates starting April 2 to October 11.
Location and MapsPlease note: Any maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
Maps and BrochuresAny maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
Nature and Culture
- History: Alice Lake, was named for the wife of Charles Rose who settled in the district about 1888. It was a popular recreation spot for local residents even before the park was established in 1956.
- Wildlife: Small mammals and birds such as squirrels, chipmunks, raccoons, Stellars Jays, crows and osprey can often be seen in the park.
Management PlanningManagement Planning Information
- Approved Purpose Statement and Zoning Plan [PDF 383.88KB] for Alice Lake Provincial Park is available online in pdf format.
Activities Available at this Park
Pets on Leash
Facilities Available at this Park
Youth group camping charges per night are $1/person (6+), with a $50 minimum and $150 maximum. Read the Youth Group policy about Criteria for Youth Groups.
Regular group camping charges per night are the base rate for the site, which is $100.00/group site/night, plus $4/adult (16+, minimum charge for 15 adults), plus $1/child (6-15). Children under 6 are free!
Pit or Flush Toilets
Vehicle Accessible Camping
There is a gatehouse. If there is no staff available to direct you to a site, go to the gate house to check which sites do not have reservations, then choose a site that does not have a camping receipt posted on the campsite number post. Park operations staff will collected the park fees from you at your site each evening, or you can register and pay for your site at the gatehouse during posted operating hours. Reservation sites are assigned and posted at the gate house. Available first come, first serve sites are also posted.
The closest store is located 6 km away in Brackendale.
The gate is locked and there are no services or fees from November 1 to March 12.