This area is excellent Black and Grizzly bear habitat. Users of the area must be knowledgeable about wilderness travel and take the necessary precautions.
There are avalanche hazardsand blowdown hazards, please exercise caution while in the park.
It is necessary to cross Ptarmigan Creek (no bridge) in order to reach the trail. The trail is very steep; hikers should be in good physical condition.
Bring your own drinking water, as potable water is not available in the park.
Erg Mountain Provincial Park
About This ParkThis 1,011 hectare park protects interior cedar hemlock forests on a valley slope above the Upper Fraser Trench, leading to alpine/sub-alpine area at the top of Erg Mountain. Erg Mountain has historically been a hiking destination, and offers an excellent viewpoint of the Upper Fraser Valley and surrounding mountains.
On a good day, Mt. Sir Alexander in Kakwa Provincial Park is clearly visible. Extensive alpine ridge-top hiking outside of the park is accessible from the peak of Erg Mountain.
Special Feature: Mt. Vista views
Park Size: 1,011 hectares
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
- Wildlife - Caribou, grizzly bear, and mountain goat are found in the park.
- General Wildlife, Marine & Outdoor Ethics Information
Management PlanningManagement Planning Information
- Approved Purpose Statement and Zoning Plan [PDF] for Erg Mountain Provincial Park is available online in pdf format.