This park is currently closed due to fire hazard.
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].
Yalakom Provincial Park
About This Park
Location: approximately 60 kilometres northwest of Lillooet.
Park Status: Class “A” provincial park.
Area: 8,941 hectares
Representation: Extensive representation of the Camelsfoot Range, including extensive elevational sequence of biogeoclimatic zones.
Values: The park protects the whole of the undeveloped basin of Yalakom Creek and much of Nine Mile Ridge. The park contains:
- Old growth forest, areas of high elevation aspen stands and krumholz forest.
- A mosaic of dry forests and riparian forests.
- Extensive alpine grasslands, riparian systems and wet sites.
- Multiple California bighorn sheep, mountain goat and mule deer migration corridors.
- Thick metamorphosed sedimentary rocks forming scarp/dipslope topography.
- Many trails throughout the area for backcountry recreation and hunting.
Management PlanningManagement Planning Information
- BC Parks is in the process of developing a management plan for this park. Click here for more information and to get involved.
Activities Available at this Park
Hunting is permitted only during lawful game hunting season. Check with Hunting and Trapping Synopsis for regulations.
Pets on Leash
Backcountry areas are rarely suited for dogs due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears. Pets/domestic animals must be on a leash at all times. You are responsible for the behavior of pets and domestic animals and must dispose of their excrement.