This park is currently closed due to fire hazard.
Please Note: During a campfire ban, smoking is restricted in all public areas of a park or protected area. Please read this Information Bulletin [PDF].
Eakin Creek Canyon Provincial Park
About This ParkMany 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.
Note: There are no camping or day-use facilities provided at this park.
Established Date: April 20, 1996
Park Size: 10 hectares
- There is a scenic 8 metre waterfall on Eakin Creek within the park.
- 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.
Location and MapsPlease note: Any maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
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.
Activities Available at this Park
Well-established populations of wild trout are present in Eakin Creek. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
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. Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears. Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.
There is no viewing platform in the park but there are wildlife viewing opportunities. This park also has picturesque waterfalls and an interesting natural rock tunnel.
There are snowshoeing and cross-country skiing opportunities in the park but there are no designated trails.