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Coldwater River Provincial Park
Attention Visitors – Important Notice!
This park is a day-use area, only – no camping is permitted at any time of the year
Permanently closed to vehicular traffic
Please note: As of April 2015, Coldwater River Provincial Park will be officially undergoing reclamation activities for the next few years to return the entire area back to a river valley ecosystem.
The area is permanently closed to vehicular traffic – pedestrian traffic is strongly discouraged due to the various current safety hazards that exist throughout, particularly at the entrance. Please respect the area and give it time to revert back to its natural ecosystem.
About This Park
The Coldwater River runs north alongside the highway with its source being the Coquihalla Lakes. The area provides opportunities for fishing and nature and historical interpretation.
Park Size: 69 hectares
Date Established: May 15, 1986
Know Before You Go
- Bring your own drinking water; potable water is not available in the park.
Location and Maps
Nature and Culture
- History: Coldwater River was established as a Class A park in 1986.
- Cultural Heritage: This area is part of the Coldwater First Nation’s territory. It is part of their traditional fishing area.There is historical significance relating to the Kettle Valley Railway.
- Conservation: Protects important riparian areas including river wildlife habitats and steelhead spawning.
- General Wildlife, Marine & Outdoor Ethics Information
- Management Planning Information
- Approved management plan for Coldwater River Provincial Park [PDF]
This is not the original management planning product. This document has been scanned from the original format of the plan. It may contain some formatting changes, however the content is consistent with the original.