North Thompson Islands Provincial Park
About This Park
An area of large, undisturbed, floodplain islands in the North Thompson River, containing braided channels, sand-bars and river-bank. Note that no camping or day-use facilities are provided here.
This park protects large undisturbed islands, associated braided channels and sand bars, including river bank in the North Thompson River Floodplain.
Park Size: 78.6 hectares
- Access to this park is only by boat or canoe.
Location and Maps
85 km north of Kamloops on Hwy #5; the Park is located adjacent to Hwy #5, in the North Thompson River; access by boat only.
Nature and Culture
- History – Established April 30, 1996.
- Cultural Heritage – Remnants of Hudson Bay Company trail nearby on east side of North Thompson River.
- Conservation – Contains cottonwood, hybrid spruce, willow, red ozier dogwood, black twinberry, hazelnut, carex.
- Wildlife – Fish species in the North Thompson River include rainbow trout, salmon, dolly varden.
Activities Available at this Park
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.
Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.