Pink Mountain offers visitors with the opportunity to travel through scenic mountainous habitats and to view a variety of wildlife. Recreation activities in the area include hiking, photography, scenic viewing and wildlife viewing.
The area has an international reputation as the most accessible spot in northern British Columbia to observe Arctic butterflies.
Park Size: 92 hectares
Know Before You Go
Bring your own drinking water, as potable water is not available in the park.
Off-Road Vehicles (ORVs) are prohibited in this park. ORVs include ATVs, off-road motorcycles, snowmobiles and side-by-sides.
Location and Maps
Please note: Any maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
Pink Mountain Provincial Park is located approximately 180km northwest of Fort St. John. It is reached by turning west off the Alaska Highway at mile 147, onto Road #192. This road proceeds in a south-westerly direction for 16 km. At this point there is a fork in the road, access to Pink Mountain is by the northerly fork which travels up Pink Mountain via a number of switchbacks. The road to the summit of Pink Mountain is not maintained in winter and is accessible by vehicle only from late spring to fall.
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. Dogs should be under control to avoid any potential problems with wildlife. Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.
There are wildlife viewing opportunities for caribou, elk, Stones sheep, grizzly bears and black bears.
Facilities Available at this Park
Keep backcountry fires small.
Wilderness, backcountry or walk-in camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided.