There is beauty and adventure to be found in all the parks in the Lower North Thompson Valley. Pick your level of rugged and then discover what your came for. Grab you camera to capture the wilderness, wildlife and vistas and enjoy the memories for years to come.
Adams Lake Provincial Park has several popular sites to explore. The Bush Creek Site is perfect for boating, watersports and fishing. There are two boat access only sites as well, Spillman Beach, and Poplar Point.
Bonaparte Provincial Park is accessible by floatplane or boat and is well known for fishing and fishing lodges.
Chu Chua Cottonwood Park is only accessible by canoe or kayak. This park is an Important habitat for bats, vaux swifts, and a variety of cavity-nesting birds.
Dunn Peak Protected Area can be reached by ferry and then by road from Little Fort. This protected area has large areas of undisturbed old–growth forest as well as lakes, tarns and swamps.
For maximum ruggedness, put on your hiking boots, or saddle up the horses and head west of Little Fort to High Lakes Basin. There are some primitive camping areas; however, there is no drinking water and camp stoves are recommended.
North Thompson Islands is a series of braided channels and sandbars, located adjacent to Hwy #5 in the North Thompson River and only accessible by boat. There is no camping allowed in this area of undisturbed floodplains.
The North Thompson Oxbows Jensen Island Provincial Park is a riparian habitat, covered by water four months. It can only be accessed with permission via private land.
|Adams Lake Marine Provincial Park||Adams Lake|
|Adams Lake Park — Bush Creek Site||Barriere|
|Bonaparte Provincial Park||Bonaparte Plateau|
|Chu Chua Cottonwood Provincial Park||Barriere|
|Eakin Creek Canyon Provincial Park||Hwy 24|
|Emar Lakes Provincial Park||Bonaparte Plateau|
|High Lakes Basin Provincial Park||Bonaparte Plateau|
|Monte Creek Provincial Park||South Thompson River|
|Momich Lakes Provincial Park||Adams Lake|
|Niskonlith Provincial Park||Sun Peaks|
|North Thompson Island Provincial Park||Barriere|
|North Thompson Oxbows — Jensen Island Provincial Park||Barriere|
|Paul Lake Provincial Park||Paul Lake|
|Porcupine Meadows Provincial Park||Bonaparte Plateau|
|Pritchard Provincial Park||Pritchard|
|Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park||Little Shuswap|
|Taweel Provincial Park||Hwy 24|
|Tsintsunko Lake Provincial Park||Bonaparte Plateau|
|East Barriere Lake||Barriere|
|Mason Lake North||Barriere|
|North Barriere Lake||Barriere|
|South Barriere Lake||Barriere|
|Community Lake South West||Heffley|
|Heffley Lake Northwest||Heffley|
|Hyas Lake South||Heffley|
|Sulivan Lake West (Knouff)||Heffley|
|Deer Lake||Little Fort|
|Dunn Lake North||Little Fort|
|Goose Lake||Little Fort|
|Hudson’s Bay Company||Little Fort|
|Latrenouille Lake||Little Fort|
|Lost Horse Lake||Little Fort|
|Little McGillivary||Sun Peaks|
|McGillivray Lake West||Sun Peaks|
|Morrisey Lake East||Sun Peaks|
|Morrisey Lake West||Sun Peaks|