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Tranquil Creek Provincial Park

About This Park

Tranquil Creek Provincial Park is comprised of steep forested slopes and alpine meadows surrounding Paradise Lake, a pristine mountain lake at the head of Tranquil Creek. There are no trails in the park, however the open terrain allows for easy access from Paradise Lake into the alpine meadows.

Recreational opportunities include hiking and rustic camping in this very remote, hard to reach wilderness area. Access to the park is by float plane only.

Park Size: 299 hectares
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Location and Maps

Please note: Any maps listed are for information only - they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation. Tranquil Creek Provincial Park is located in Clayoquot Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island. The park encompasses the headwaters of Tranquil Creek, which drains into the north side of Tofino Inlet, 8 km downstream. The park is accessible by float plane.
Nearby communities include: Tofino, Ucluelet.

Maps and Brochures

Any maps listed are for information only - they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
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Nature and Culture

  • History - This area was identified for protection in the Clayoquot Sound Land-Use Decision in 1995.
  • Conservation - The park includes steep forested slopes and alpine meadows surrounding a pristine mountain lake at the head of Tranquil Creek.
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Management Planning

Management Planning Information
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Activities Available at this Park

Hunting

Hunting

Portions of this park are open to hunting for specific species. Hunters must have valid licences and tags. Please refer to current printed Hunting and Trapping Regulations and Synopsis publication for closures and regulations.
Swimming

Swimming

There is no designated swimming area, however there are swimming opportunities in Paradise Lake. Please note that this is an alpine lake and the water is cold. There are no lifeguards on duty at provincial parks.
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Facilities Available at this Park

Campfires

Campfires

While fires are allowed, we encourage visitors to conserve the environment by minimizing the use of fire and using stoves instead. If you must use a campfire, please practice “Leave No Trace” camping ethics.
Walk-In/Wilderness Camping

Walk-In/Wilderness Camping

There are no designated campsites at this park, however random wilderness camping is allowed. No facilities are provided and there is no fee. Tranquil Creek Park is accessible year round; there is no winter backcountry camping fee at this time. Please practice “Leave No Trace” camping ethics.
Winter Camping

Winter Camping

There are no designated campsites at this park, however random wilderness camping is allowed. No facilities are provided and there is no fee. Tranquil Creek Park is accessible year round; there is no winter backcountry camping fee at this time. Please practice “Leave No Trace” camping ethics.