This park is currently closed due to fire hazard.
Babine Lake Marine Provincial Park – Pinkut Creek Site
Attention Visitors – Important Notice!
September 27, 2017: Pinkut site of Babine Lake Marine Park is closed
The Pinkut site of Babine Lake Marine Park is closed to public use due to the high number of Grizzly Bears being present in the adjacent DFO spawning channel facility.
About This Park
Babine Lake Marine Park – Pinkut Creek Site is one of 6 sites that comprises Babine Lake Marine Park. These sites all lie along the shores of Babine Lake and include Pendleton Bay, Hook (Deep) Bay, Smithers Landing, Pierre Creek, and Sandpoint sites.
The sites provide anchorage, scenic lakeshore viewscapes, beaches and fish-bearing creeks and provide access to internationally-significant fishing opportunities along 200 km of waterways on the largest natural lake entirely within BC.
The Pinkut Creek Site is adjacent to the Pinkut Creek spawning channel, and includes a small, rustic, road accessible campsite in a bay.
Park Size: 66 hectares
- The Pinkut Creek Site is in a wilderness area that is frequented by bears. Visitors are required to keep a clean campsite and should be familiar with bear safety.
- Bring your own drinking water as potable water is not available in the park.
Location and MapsThe Pinkut Creek Site is located on the shore of Babine Lake, northeast of Burns Lake.
From Burns Lake, follow Babine Lake Road north of Burns Lake for 20 km. Turn right onto the Augier FSR and follow this for 9.9 km and turn left (at km 26) onto the Grizzly FSR. Follow the Grizzly FSR for 2 km and turn left (at 28 km) onto Fisheries Road. Follow the Fisheries Road for 14 km and turn right, following this spur road for 1.1 km to the park campsite.
Nature and Culture
- Culture: The small marine sites lie within the asserted traditional territory of the Ned’u’ten Nation, Carrier Sekani Tribal Council, and the Yekooche First Nation.