Campbell River Marine Parks

Our region is rich with Parks from our local Municipal Parks to Provincial Parks and Reserves.

Provincial Marine Park – God’s Pocket

Gods Pocket Ecological Reserve Vancouver Island British Columbia

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.

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Provincial Marine Park – Mitlenatch Island

Scuba Diving Mitlenatch Island Campbell River British Columbia

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.

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Provincial Marine Park – Octopus Islands

Kayaking Octopus Islands Marine Park and Ecological Reserve Quadra Island British Columbia

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.

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Provincial Marine Park – Rock Bay

Rock Bay Provincial Marine Park Campbell River Vancouver Island British Columbia

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.

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Provincial Marine Park – Desolation Sound

looking out at Desolation Sound from Cortes Island British Columbia

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.

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Provincial Marine Park – Surge Narrows

kayaking surge narrows Quadra Island British Columbia

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.

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Provincial Marine Park – Small Inlet

small inlet provincial marine park Quadra Island British Columbia

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.

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