Tetrahedron Provincial Park
- December 6, 2016: The gate to the upper, summer, parking lot has now been locked closed for the winter season. Enjoy the snow.
- Being prepared and equipped with 4x4, good winter chains, shovel and tow ropes at a minimum is strongly recommended. When possible please spread vehicle tracks across the road to avoid creating deep ruts.
- Caution: The bridge at Steele Creek is out. Please use extreme caution when crossing the creek.
- Tetrahedron Park encompasses the headwaters of Chapman and Gray Creeks – watersheds that supply local communities with drinking water. Protection of watershed values is extremely important. Special park regulations are in effect. Please be familiar with park rules before visiting Tetrahedron Park. See Special Notes for a list of park rules.
About This Park
Park Size: 6000 hectares
- Due to protection of watershed values, special park regulations are in effect for this park. Please familiarize yourself with the following rules before visiting Tetrahedron Park:
- All mechanized access, including mountain bikes and snowmobiles, is prohibited.
- Hunting is prohibited.
- Domestic animals are prohibited.
- Open fires are prohibited.
- Use the outhouses for all human excrement.
- Pack out all garbage.
- Camp only at designated cabins.
- Wash dishes only in the cabins.
- Dump all grey water in outhouses.
- No swimming or bathing in streams or lakes within the park.
- Only use the wood stove when absolutely necessary.
- Be self-sufficient and carry a fuel burning stove for cooking.
Location and MapsPlease note: Any maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
Tetrahedron Provincial Park is located northeast of Sechelt. The main access to the park is via Gray Creek Forest Service Road. Four-wheel drive vehicles with good winter tires and chains are recommended during winter conditions. Snow plowing on the access road is occasionally provided by a local volunteer.
Maps and BrochuresAny maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
- Trail Map [PDF 8.6MB]
Nature and Culture
- History: This park designation is part of the Lower Mainland Nature Legacy initiative.
- Cultural Heritage: This park is located within the traditional territories of the Sechelt and Squamish First Nations. Please respect cultural and spiritual activities and avoid disruption of them. Do not collect or remove any natural objectS or historical artifacts. If you find something of interest, leave it intact and notify BC Parks or the Sechelt Indian Band. 604 885-2273
- Conservation: Visitors to the park must use special care to protect the community watershed. Negative impacts on water quality could result in restrictions to the recreational use of the park.
- Wildlife: Old-growth forests of mountain and western hemlock, Pacific silver fir and yellow-cedar provide habitat for deer, cougar, black bear, and birds, such as the rare marbled murrelet.
Management PlanningManagement Planning Information
- Approved Master Plan [PDF 833.95KB]
- Background Document [PDF 364.34KB]
This is NOT the original management planning product. These documents have been scanned from the original format of the plan. They may contain some formatting changes, however the content is consistent with the original.
Activities Available at this Park
Avalanche hazards exist in the Park. Park visitors should have the appropriate avalanche safety equipment and training. Current avalanche conditions can be found on the Canadian Avalanche Center (CAC) site under the Sea-to-Sky bulletins.
Facilities Available at this Park
Cabins / Huts / Yurts
The firewood supplied at the cabins is provided by BC Parks and the Tetrahedron Outdoor Club, and is for winter use only. It is extremely expensive as it is delivered by helicopter. Misuse of firewood may result in the loss of this privilege. Only use the wood stove when absolutely necessary. Be self-sufficient and carry a fuel burning stove for cooking.