This park is currently closed due to fire hazard.
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].
Babine Lake Marine Provincial Park – Pendleton Bay Site
About This Park
This is a quiet park in a natural setting. The boat launch provides easy access to Babine lake for travellers visiting the community of Burns Lake. Anglers will enjoy the challenge of fishing for rainbow trout and char in the wilderness area of Babine Lake.
See also Babine Lake Marine – Smithers Landing Site
See also Babine Lake Marine – Pinkut Creek Site
Please note: This park is cooperatively managed by a community, society or other partner. Services may differ from those offered in other BC Parks.
Established Date: January 1, 1993
Park Size: 37 hectares
Location and MapsThe park is about 45 km north of the closest community of Burns Lake. It is located on the southwest shore of Babine Lake. Follow Babine Lake Road north of Burns Lake for 20km. Turn left onto the Augier FSR and follow this for 10km. Turn right at km 47 and follow this road 5 km to the park.
Nature and CultureGeneral Wildlife, Marine & Outdoor Ethics Information
- Management Planning Information
- The approved Babine Lake Marine Provincial Park – Pendleton Bay Site Management Direction Statement [PDF 161.76KB].
Because of the large size of the figures, they are listed separately:
- Because of the large size of the maps, they have been listed separately (Any maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation):
Activities Available at this Park
Bicycles must keep to roadways. Bicycle helmets are mandatory in British Columbia.
Anglers will enjoy the challenge of fishing for rainbow trout and char in the wilderness area of Babine Lake. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
Pets on Leash
Pets/domestic animals must be on a leash at all times and are not allowed in beach areas or park buildings. There are no off-leash areas. You are responsible for their behaviour and must dispose of their excrement.
Facilities Available at this Park
There is a gravel/brick boat launch with a moderate grade available at this park. There is limited parking available for boat trailers. It is not recommended to leave a trailer parked or boat moored overnight.
Campfires are permitted but firewood is not provided. To preserve vegetation and ground cover, please don’t gather firewood from the area around your campsite or elsewhere in the park. Dead wood is an important habitat element for many plants and animals and it adds organic matter to the soil. You can conserve firewood and air quality by keeping your campfire small. Limited burning hours or campfire bans may be implemented and some parks may use communal fire rings. Be prepared to bring a portable stove for cooking.
Potable water is not provided at this park. Visitors must bring their own water.
Pit or Flush Toilets
This park only has pit toilets – no flush toilets.
Vehicle Accessible Camping
This park offers vehicle accessible campsites on a first-come, first-served basis – campsite reservations are not accepted. There are 16 regular size campsites. Some are under tree cover and others are beach front. There is limited parking available for extra vehicles. No camping fee currently charged at this park and no services are provided; it is user maintained.