Pukeashun Provincial Park
About This ParkPukeashun 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 MapsPlease note: Any maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
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.
Management PlanningManagement Planning Information
Activities Available at this Park
Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
For your own safety and the preservation of the park, obey posted signs and keep to designated trails. Shortcutting trails destroys plant life and soil structure.
The park is open to hunting. Anyone hunting in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence. Check the B.C. Hunting Regulations for seasons and closures.
Pets on Leash
Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.
Wildlife viewing opportunities exist but there are no viewing platforms in the park.
There are winter recreation opportunities such as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling/ski-dooing opportunities in this park. There are no maintained trails.