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Duffey Lake Provincial Park

About This Park

Duffey Lake Provincial 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.
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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 along Duffey Lake Road (Highway 99) about 35 km east of Pemberton, nearly midway to Lillooet. It is about a three hour drive from Vancouver. The Duffey Lake Road is a scenic highway that forms part of an automobile tour route called the Coast Mountain Circle Tour. This route forms a 700 km circle from Vancouver and takes from two to four days to enjoy all the sites.

Maps and Brochures

Any maps listed are for information only - they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
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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
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Management Planning

Management Planning Information
  • Approved Management Plan [PDF 718.67KB] for Duffey Lake Provincial Park is available online in pdf format.
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Activities Available at this Park

Canoeing

Canoeing

There are opportunities for canoeing or kayaking in this park. Use caution, as the wind can be strong at times while on the lake.
Fishing

Fishing

Limited fish available at this lake. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
Hiking

Hiking

There are no formal trails in Duffey Lake Park. Backcountry hiking is permitted. Please follow "leave no trace" ethics.
Pets on Leash

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.
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Facilities Available at this Park

Boat Launch

Boat Launch

Parking for vehicles and boat trailers is limited. Please do not block the launch ramp area. Overnight mooring is not permitted.