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Tsintsunko Lakes Provincial Park
About This Park
Set on the Bonaparte Plateau, this park protects a series of interconnected small lakes and wetlands. No camping or day-use facilities are provided, but a trail system connects some of the lakes and offers an opportunity for walk-in trout fishing.
Tsintsunko Lakes park protect a series of interconnected small lakes and wetlands on the Bonaparte plateau.
Park Size: 333 hectares
Know Before You Go
- This is a wild area with limited Park Ranger patrols; visitors must be self-sufficient.
Location and Maps
This park is located approximately 40 km northwest of Kamloops, accessed via Westsyde Road. Follow the Jamieson Creek Forest Service Road to the Beaverhut Road. Turn left at the Beaverhut/Home Cabin junction. The trailhead is about 13 km from the Jamieson Creek Road.
Nature and Culture
- History - The park was established on April 30, 1996.
- Cultural Heritage - There are historical trails and old cabin sites in the park.
- Conservation - The park encompasses a portion of Tsintsunko Lake and an interconnected series of smaller lakes and wetlands. Engelmann spruce, subalpine fir and lodgepole pine are found on Bonaparte Plateau.
- Wildlife - The park provides calving and summer habitat for moose and waterfowl. Wild rainbow trout are found in the lakes.
Activities Available at this Park
Pets on Leash
Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.