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 is a small, narrow rock canyon with steep walls, natural tunnels and rock outcrops. Note that no camping or day-use facilities are provided here.
Park Size: 10 hectares
There is a scenic 8 meter waterfall on Eakin Creek within the park.
Location and Maps
5 km west of Little Fort, south of Hwy #24. There are no public roads entering the park and no developed trails in the park. The only way to access the park is through self-guided exploration with a map and compass.
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 meter waterfall.
- Wildlife - Well-established wild trout stocks are found in Eakin Creek. Predicted bat habitat.
- General Wildlife, Marine & Outdoor Ethics Information
Activities Available at this Park
Pets on Leash
Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.