Simson Provincial Park
Attention Visitors – Important Notice!
- To help preserve the natural values in this park, please do not discharge sewage in anchorages, but keep sewage contained in holding tanks while at anchor.
About This Park
This park is a dry island in Georgia Strait and has a rocky coastline and small bays. The forested upland and pebble beach are backed by impressive Spyglass Hill. While exploring the island you can view the old homestead rock walls and orchards.
Simson Park is accessible by boat, only, has limited anchorage for large boats, and there are no facilities in the park.
Special Features: There is a wetland area with a beaver pond that is easily accessed from Farm Bay.
Established Date: March 19, 1986
Park Size: 461 hectares
Location and Maps
Maps and Brochures
Nature and Culture
- History: This park is named after the family of Vancouver pioneer Calvert Simson, whose family donated the land.
- Management Planning Information
- Approved Simson Provincial Park Master Plan [PDF]
This is not the original management planning product. This document has been scanned from the original format of the plan. It may contain some formatting changes, however the content is consistent with the original.
Activities Available at this Park
There is some good canoeing and kayaking when weather permits. Paddlers can access paddle-in sites. There are rentals available at Halfmoon Bay and Sechelt. Please respect private property.
Charts and 1:50,000 Topo Maps:
- ...# 3512 Strait of Georgia Central Portion
- ...# 3535 Plans Malaspina Strait including Welcome Passage,
- ...Secret Cove & Smuggler Cove, Pender Harbour Topo Maps:
... Sechelt Inlet 92G12 & Sechelt 92G5