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 79KB].
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Park Contact

Caretaker Contact
Rick Stone
Phone: 250-836-4663

CSRD Yard Creek webpage

Yard Creek Provincial Park

  • September 27, 2016: Please note Trail #4 is currently closed due washout and is not passable to the picnic site until further notice. Please see Trail Map [PDF 203KB] for reference. Thank-you for your patience.

About This Park

Yard Creek Provincial Park, photo credit to the Shuswap Trail AlliancePhotoGallery Yard Creek Park, photo credit to the Shuswap Trail Alliance
Yard Creek Provincial Park was established as a 59 hectare Class “A” park on March 16, 1956 for the purpose of providing a campground for the travelling public on the Trans-Canada Highway. As an outcome of the Okanagan Shuswap Land and Resource Management Plan, another 116 hectares were added to the park in 2004 under Schedule C of the Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, adding a strong conservation component to the park’s role.

Established Date: March 16, 1956

Area: 175 hectares

Representation: The landscape surrounding Yard Creek Park is part of the Interior wetbelt characterized by cedar and hemlock forest and lush undergrowth.

The park contains a variety of bird species including American dippers. These fascinating little birds dive into the icy waters of the creek and “fly” along under the water in search of water insects. Watch for them on the rocks along the creek.

Remember fires, wood cutting & vehicles are NOT permitted on the Nature Trails and can lead to fines under the Park Act.

The Yard Creek campground is managed by the Yard Creek Park Caretaker (Columbia Shuswap Regional District).
For more information, please call 250-836-4663 or click here to access the Columbia Shuswap Regional District’s webpage.
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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. Location: Approximately 15 kilometres east of Sicamous, along the Trans Canada Highway.

Maps and Brochures

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

Yard Creek Provincial Park offers an extensive network of nature trails (Eagle River Nature Trails) on the North side of Highway 1. The trial head is accessible from the parking lot located at the west end of the park.
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Management Planning

Management Planning Information