Duffey Lake Provincial Park
About This Park
Established as a provincial park in 1993, this park is centered around the picturesque Duffey Lake and overshadowed by the Mt. Rohr.
It is a popular spot for canoeing, kayaking and wildlife viewing. Use caution, as the wind can be strong at times while on the lake. The park offers a rough gravel boat launch.
Park Size: 4048 hectares
Safety Notes: Bring your own drinking water, as potable water is not available in the park.
Location and MapsPlease note: Any maps listed are for information only - they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
Maps and BrochuresAny maps listed are for information only - they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
- Duffey Lake Provincial Park map [PDF 294KB]
Nature and Culture
- Heritage Culture - The Duffey Lake/Cayoosh Creek Valley was historically used as a travel route between the Lillooet First Nations on Lillooet Lake and the Stl’alt’imx First Nation on the Fraser River. The area was important for hunting, trapping and gathering.
- Conservation - The main conservation role of Duffey Lake Provincial Park is to protect a representative portion of the Leeward Pacific Ranges ecosection and to protect important wildlife habitats, particularly for goats and bears. The Duffey Lake area contains some of the flora, fauna, landforms and waters which are characteristic of the region, and illustrates transitional vegetation between coastal and interior climates.
- Wildlife - Mountain goat, grizzly bear, deer, black bear, osprey and great blue heron can all be found in the park.
- General Wildlife, Marine & Outdoor Ethics Information
Management PlanningManagement Planning Information
- Approved Management Plan [PDF 718.67KB] for Duffey Lake Provincial Park is available online in pdf format.
Activities Available at this Park
There are opportunities for canoeing or kayaking in this park. Use caution, as the wind can be strong at times while on the lake.
Limited fish available at this lake. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
There are no formal trails in Duffey Lake Park. Backcountry hiking is permitted. Please follow "leave no trace" ethics.
Pets on Leash
Pets/domestic animals must be on a leash at all times and are not allowed in beach areas or park buildings. You are responsible for their behaviour and must dispose of their excrement.