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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 79KB].
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Fred Antoine Provincial Park

About This Park

Park Status: Class A provincial park.

Location: approximately 25 km. northwest of Lillooet.

Area: 2,230 hectares

Representation: These two watersheds together protect under-represented stands of interior Douglas fir old growth forest. It represents a unique range of very dry forest types in rugged, steep terrain with delicate riparian areas. It contains a gradient from ESSF parkland down to river valley.

Values: Includes a complete and undisturbed watershed (Antoine Creek) and the upper elevations of Fred Creek. It contains critical wildlife winter and spring range. It offers a wilderness recreation experience and contains numerous signs and artefacts of First Nations traditional use. Further values common to both watersheds include:
  • Under-represented ecosystems with developed structural characteristics.
  • Location at western limit of ponderosa pine zone.
  • Fossil site.
  • Known occurrences of blue listed species: fisher, California bighorn sheep, rubber boa, peregrine falcon.
  • Habitat for grizzly bear, wolves and cougar.
  • Migration corridors for goats and mule deer, critical winter and spring range.
  • Harlequin duck nesting and rearing.
  • Downstream fisheries including salmon spawning grounds.
  • Rugged backcountry recreation and tourism and wildlife viewing potential.
  • Numerous signs and artefacts of traditional aboriginal use and residence.
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Management Planning

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Activities Available at this Park

Hunting

Hunting

Hunting is permitted only during lawful game hunting season. Check with Hunting and Trapping Synopsis for regulations.
Pets on Leash

Pets on Leash

Backcountry areas are rarely suited for dogs due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears. Pets/domestic animals must be on a leash at all times. You are responsible for the behavior of pets and domestic animals and must dispose of their excrement.