Mud Lake Delta Provincial Park
About This Park
With an interesting mosaic of habitats on rich floodplain wetlands, back channels, beaver ponds, and oxbow lakes, this park contains a pristine delta area suited to nature study, wildlife viewing, fishing and hunting.
NOTE: there are no camping or day-use facilities provided at this park.
Park Size: 500 hectares
- Bring your own drinking water as potable water is not available in the park.
- Please bring your own campstoves for cooking as campfires are not permitted in the park unless for an emergency. If a fire is used for an emergency, please keep it small and ensure it is completely out before you leave.
- There are no developed trails in the park.
Location and Maps
On the east end of Mud Lake, due east of Blue River and 230 km north of Kamloops on Highway #5; the park is accessible by boat via the North Thompson and Mud Rivers. There is an active logging road that can be used to access portions of the Park.
Nature and Culture
- History - Established April 30, 1996.
- Conservation - The park encompasses a mosaic of habitats which include floodplain wetlands, back channels, beaver ponds, small oxbow cut-offs (lakes), cottonwoods and sedge meadows. It shows early successional stages on delta formations, with old-growth mixed cedar/hemlock/spruce on steep slopes on both sides.
- Wildlife - Important bull trout spawning and possible coho salmon spawning and rearing. Excellent moose calving and year-round habitat; could be spring grizzly range.
Activities Available at this Park
There are ice fishing opportunities in this park.