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Eakin Creek Canyon Provincial Park
About This Park
Many interesting geological features are found in this short section of narrow canyon on Eakin Creek. Special features in the park include a small, narrow rock canyon with steep walls, natural tunnels and rock outcrops.
There is a scenic 8-metre waterfall on Eakin Creek, within the park.
Note: There are no camping or day-use facilities provided at this park.
Established Date: April 20, 1996
Park Size: 10 hectares
Know Before You Go
- There are steep rock cliffs on either side of the canyon.
- Bring your own drinking water, as potable water is not available in the park.
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Nature and Culture
- History: The park was created April 30, 1996 as a result of recommendations made in the Kamloops Land and Resource Management Plan. Remnants of old placer gold mining operations (sluice box) are in the park.
- Conservation: This park contains a small, narrow canyon with steep walls, a natural rock tunnel, rock outcrops, and a picturesque 8 metre waterfall.
- Wildlife: Well-established wild trout stocks are found in Eakin Creek. Predicted bat habitat.