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].
Ethel F. Wilson Memorial Provincial Park
About This Park
Please note: This park is cooperatively managed by a community, society or other partner. Services may differ from those offered in other BC Parks.
Established Date: May 2, 1953
Park Size: 33 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
- History: Ethel F. Wilson Memorial Provincial Park is dedicated to Ethel F. Wilson who unstintingly gave time and energy for the benefit of others, especially the young people of Burns Lake District, where she resided from 1930 until her death June 14, 1952.
- General Wildlife, Marine & Outdoor Ethics Information
Activities Available at this Park
There are paddling, canoeing and kayaking opportunities on Pinkut Lake.
Bicycles must keep to roadways. Bicycle helmets are mandatory in British Columbia.
Rainbow trout fishing is a popular activity. Pinkut Lake is also well-suited to paddling small boats, and has a fish hatchery located at the south end. 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.
There are no lifeguards on duty at provincial parks.