Fire Restrictions in Effect for this Park
Please Note: During a campfire ban, smoking is restricted in all public areas of a park or protected area. Please read this Information Bulletin [PDF 79KB].
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Activities Available at this Park
Facilities Available at this Park

Anderson Bay Provincial Park

About This Park

Anderson Bay Provincial Park Anderson Bay, a separate parcel of park located on South Texada Island’s eastern shore, provides well-protected anchorage from all sides except the southeast.

The small island and peninsula are included in South Texada Provincial Park, but the head of the bay is private land.

There are no camping facilities or other services. This park has opportunities for fishing, kayaking and hiking.

South Texada Island has many old roads that are suitable for mountain biking and hiking.

Established Date: June 29, 2000

Park Size: Anderson Bay is 35 hectares and South Texada Provincial Park is 900 hectares.

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Location and Maps

Please note: Any maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation. Located on the southeastern side of Texada Island, this park is an extension to the South Texada Provincial Park.
The nearest communities are Gillies Bay and Vananda located near the northern end of Texada Island. RCMP and First Aid services are located at Gillies Bay.
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Nature and Culture

  • Wildlife: Black-tailed deer, birds and intertidal life can all be found in the park.
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Management Planning

Management Planning Information
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Activities Available at this Park

Canoeing

Canoeing

There are opportunities for canoeing or kayaking in this park. There are no designated kayak/canoe accessible camping sites, just find a suitable spot to haul out or camp. Practice "No Trace" camping.
Fishing

Fishing

There is good ocean fishing for salmon, rockfish and lingcod. Exposed coastal conditions. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
Hiking

Hiking

There are no developed trails at this park. For your safety and the preservation of the park, obey posted signs. Shortcutting trails destroys plant life and soil structure. Nearby South Texada Provincial Park has many old roads that are suitable for mountain biking and hiking.
Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

SCUBA diving opportunities are available at the park by self-equipped parties. There are no rentals.
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Facilities Available at this Park

Campfires

Campfires

Campfires are permitted below the high tide line only. There are no designated fire rings or firewood provided.