Murrin Provincial Park
Attention Visitors – Important Notice!
Caution: stay off the ice
Frozen lakes are extremely dangerous and ice thickness is not monitored.
Our recommendation is to stay off the ice.
Should you choose to proceed onto the lake, this is at your own risk.
If you would like more information on the dangers of ice, please visit: Canadian Red Cross: Ice Safety.
Illegally parked vehicles
Vehicles parked illegally at Murrin Provincial Park will be subject to towing at the owner’s expense. Visitors must park in designated parking lots and observe the “no parking” signs posted. Vehicles parked illegally in closed day-use areas will be charged a fee for gate unlocking. Thank you for your compliance.
- A big thank you to all Wilderness Leadership Students from Capilano University, Don Webster and Brian Moorhead for their dedication towards working on the Loop Trail.
About This Park
Established in 1962, this park has various climbing walls named the Shaman, Sugarloaf, Bog Wall, Leviticus, Petrifying Wall and The Brunser that provide for excellent climbing opportunities.
Browning Lake offers swimming, picnicking, fishing and a nice walking trail around the lake.
Established Date: May 1, 1962
Park Size: 32 hectares
Know Before You Go
- Bring your own drinking water; there is no potable water available in the park.
- There is no boat launch and motor boats are not permitted.
- Overnight parking is prohibited.
BC Parks has implemented a parking enforcement policy at Stawamus Chief and Murrin Parks.
Provincial parks along the Sea-to-Sky corridor have experienced exceptional growth in visitor numbers, leading to parking congestion and illegally parked vehicles. Public safety is paramount for BC Parks, and new parking policies are in place to ensure safe access for all.
Visitors must park in designated parking lots and observe the “no parking” signs posted. BC Parks has implemented a tow-away policy for any vehicles parked illegally.
Location and Maps
Activities Available at this Park
There are climbing or rock climbing opportunities in this park. The climbing is varied from novice to expert with variety and diversity. There are approximately 250 routes. There are some bolted routes. Keep in mind that this is a very busy spot for climbing in the summer and parking is limited.
Best Practices Guide For Rock Climbing Route Development in the Squamish Area Provincial Parks [PDF 2.18MB]
This Best Practices Guide recommends new guidelines and considerations for rock climbing route cleaning, including route development, and intends to balance climber’s needs with protecting the environment and public safety.
Pets on Leash
Dogs are strictly prohibited from the main beach and picnic area. Pets/domestic animals must be on a leash at all times. You are responsible for their behaviour and must dispose of their excrement. Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.
Facilities Available at this Park
There are some wheelchair-accessible facilities at this park.