Anarchist Protected Area
About This Park
Anarchist Protected Area was established on April 18, 2001, to provide increased representation of low elevation forests that are under-represented in the protected area system, including Douglas fir and ponderosa pine. The area will also protect a number of red and blue listed plant and birdspecies and is not, therefore, a recreational destination. Public access is extremely limited.
Park Size: 467 hectares
Location and Maps
This protected area is located 5 km north of Osoyoos. The closest community, town and city to this park is Osoyoos.
Nature and Culture
- Wildlife - Anarchist Protected Area plays a very important conservation role in the Okanagan Valley. It is home to four blue-listed and two red-listed bat species, The Ponderosa pine and Douglas fir forest provides habitat for the red-listed White-headed woodpecker and Williamson's sapsucker, among five other blue-listed birds. Four red/blue-listed snake species are also found in the protected area including the Night snake and Western rattlesnake.
Management Planning Information
- Approved Management Direction Statement (404 KB PDF).