What is the difference between a park and an ecological reserve in British Columbia? Are there any ecological reserves on Vancouver Island or in the Campbell River area? The list is here.Read More
East Redonda Island BC Provincial Ecological Reserve, accessible by boat only, this reserve covers almost the entire island and is just outside the northern boundary of the Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Park.Read More
God’s Pocket Provincial BC Marine Park is located on Hurst Island in just north of Port Hardy on the east coast of Vancouver Island. Known for its excellent diving, many marine mammals feed in this area, so don’t be surprised if you see a whale or many of them.Read More
Ha’thayim Provincial Marine Park in BC is also known for its reversing rapids, fiords, tidal flats and sea lions. Located on Northern Cortes Island.Read More
Located in a rain shadow, Mitlenatch Island a BC Marine Park has often been referred to as the Galapagos of the north. With numerous species of birds nesting on the island, this small Island near Campbell River on the east coast of Vancouver Island is a haven for many unusual land and sea creatures as well.
Thurston Bay Provincial Marine Park on Sonora Island BC, represents islets and coves perfect for exploring by kayak, with excellent salt and fresh water fishing.Read More
The Nimpkish River Ecological BC Reserve was put in place to protect a sample of Canada’s tallest fir forests and with that the beasts that inhabit that forest.
The Octopus Islands Marine Provincial Park represents a small grouping of islands off the east coast of Quadra Island BC. A great place to take to your kayak or paddle board and explore the rocky shores, inlets and mini fjords.Read More
Rebecca Spit Provincial Marine Park encompasses a spit on the south western shores of Quadra Island BC, eagles, seals, whales and sea lions are a common occurrence at Rebecca Spit.Read More
The Robson’s Bight Michael Bigg Ecological Reserve in Johnstone Strait BC, is world famous Killer Whale or Orca congregate to rub themselves on the smooth pebble beaches and feed on the runs of salmon that travel down the Straits.Read More
Rock Bay Provincial Marine Park is located on the eastern shoreline of Vancouver Island BC, 40 km north of Campbell River at the confluence of The Discovery Passage and Johnstone Strait.Read More
Why they called this amazingly beautiful area Desolation Sound we cannot understand because it is anything but Desolate. This BC Marine Park is a flagship for our marine parks on the east coast of Vancouver Island.Read More
Surge Narrows Provincial Marine Park, on the shores of Maurelle Island in BC, is an ideal place for the proliferation of marine life. The fast tides, reefs and tidal changes here bring in nutrients to create prime conditions for a multitude of sea creatures.Read More
Small Inlet Provincial Marine Park located on the northern shores of Quadra Island BC, is tied closely to the Octopus Islands Marine Park to create an area of protected lands on both sides of the island.Read More
Bordering the Robson’s Bight Michael Bigg Ecological Reserve is the Tsitika Mountain Provincial BC Park and Reserve. Set aside for the protection of wild west coast forest.Read More