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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.

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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.

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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.
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Management Planning

Management Planning Information

Approved Pukeashun Provincial Park Management Direction Statement and Background Document

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Activities Available at this Park

Fishing

Fishing

Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
Hiking

Hiking

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.
Hunting

Hunting

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

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

Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife viewing opportunities exist but there are no viewing platforms in the park.
Winter Recreation

Winter Recreation

There are winter recreation opportunities such as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling/ski-dooing opportunities in this park. There are no maintained trails.
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Facilities Available at this Park

Walk-In/Wilderness Camping

Walk-In/Wilderness Camping

Wilderness, backcountry or walk-in camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided.