This park is currently closed due to fire hazard.
Fire Restrictions in Effect for this Park
Please Note: During a campfire ban, smoking is restricted in all public areas of a park or protected area. Please read this Information Bulletin [PDF].
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Activities Available at this Park
Facilities Available at this Park

Walsh Cove Provincial Park

  • 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

Walsh Cove Provincial Park is located west of Gorges Islands, on the east side of West Redonda Island. This area provides a safe and scenic anchorage and has opportunities for diving, kayaking, swimming and fishing.

There are no facilities at this park and no development of this park is planned according to the 1993 Management Plan.

Park Size: 39 hectares of upland and 46 hectares of foreshore (85 hectares total)

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Location and Maps

Located on the east side of West Redonda Island on the Waddington Channel, north of Desolation Sound.

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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Management Planning

Management Planning Information

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Activities Available at this Park

Canoeing

Canoeing

There are opportunities for canoeing or kayaking in this park. The park is accessible by kayak, there are no developed campsites available. Kayakers should use “Leave No Trace” camping practices.
Fishing

Fishing

There is marine saltwater fishing for Rock fish, Lingcod and Salmon. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
Hiking

Hiking

There are no developed trails at this park; however, visitors can come ashore, and stretch their legs with a walk along the shoreline. 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.
Pets on Leash

Pets on Leash

Pets/domestic animals must be on a leash at all times and are not allowed in beach areas or park buildings. You are responsible for their behaviour and must dispose of their excrement.

Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears. Domestic animals must be on a leash at all times.

Swimming

Swimming

Cold ocean swimming is available. There is no designated swimming area and there are NO LIFEGUARDS on duty at provincial parks.
Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife Viewing

There are no wildlife viewing platforms; however, there are excellent coastal marine viewscapes throughout the park.
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Facilities Available at this Park