Pukeashun Provincial Park
About This Park
Pukeashun Provincial Park protects forested slopes, rolling alpine and sub alpine areas in the Shuswap Uplands area. Opportunities in this park include hiking, wilderness camping, wildlife viewing and hunting.
Park Size: 1,779 ha
Stay Safe: Although horseback riding is allowed in the park, it is not a recommended activity.
Location and Maps
Pukeashun is located 30 kilometres from Scotch Creek and 93 kilometres from Kamloops.
Access to this park can be gained by traveling approximately 40 kilometres up Road 670 off the Squilax/Anglemont highway. Access is seasonal.
Nature and Culture
- Conservation - This park protects a high elevation pass, a lake with forested slopes, subalpine parkland and alpine tundra. Large wetlands occur in Grizzly Lake valley with associated exceptionally large old growth spruce and subalpine fir.
- Wildlife - This park protects habitat for mountain goats, grizzly, mountain caribou, native stocks of rainbow trout, moose and alpine habitat species.
Approved Pukeashun Provincial Park Management Direction Statement and Background Document