This park is currently closed due to fire hazard.
Itcha Ilgachuz Provincial Park
Attention Visitors – Important Notice!
September 12, 2017: Itcha Ilgachuz Provincial Park Now Open
Itcha Ilgachuz Provincial Park is now entirely open for public access. For more information, please see the attachment:
September 10, 2017: Itcha Ilgachuz Provincial Park Now Mostly Open
Itcha Ilgachuz Provincial Park is now open, except for the Cariboo Regional District Evacuation Order and Cariboo Fire Center Restricted Area. More information will be posted as soon as it is available.
Know Before You GoIf you have visited Itcha Ilgachuz Provincial Park, we would appreciate if you could please complete an on-line comment form. This will allow park managers to obtain valuable information from those who have experienced the area.
About This Park
The park was recommended for protection under the Cariboo-Chilcotin Land-Use Plan, and designated a Class “A” Park in 1995. Itcha Ilgachuz is a wilderness park set aside to protect alpine grasslands, wetlands, and wildlife habitat, including the largest herd of woodland caribou in southern B.C.
The Itcha Range and Ilgachuz Range are examples of isolated shield volcanoes, rising up to 2400 metres above sea level. These ranges are situated in the rain shadow of the Coast Mountains, and support a high diversity of plant and animal species.
Established Date: July 12, 1995
Park Size: 109,063 hectares
Special Notes: It is an offence under the Heritage Conservation Act to damage or remove artifacts from any cultural heritage site.
Location and MapsPlease note: Any maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
Maps and BrochuresAny maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
Management PlanningManagement Planning Information
- Approved Management Plan [PDF 1.46MB] for Itcha Ilgachuz Provincial Park
- Regional Context Map [PDF 568.08KB]
- Zoning Map - Winter [PDF 641.28KB]
- Zoning Map - Summer [PDF 302.42KB]
- Tenures - Trapping and Guide Outfitting Map [PDF 456.34KB]
- Tenures - Grazing Map [PDF 408.48KB]
- Winter Recreation Map [PDF 414.67KB]
- Summer Recreation Map [PDF 348.6KB]
- Existing Recreation Permits Map [PDF 605.26KB]