BC Parks’ Future Strategy

Protecting our Legacy Together

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More Campsites

More Campsites

$23 million over the next five years to add 1,900 new campsites.

Conservation

Conservation

Hiring more park rangers to enhance conservation.

BC Parks Foundation

BC Parks Foundation

Helping enhance the BC Parks experience.

Buy a Licence Plate

BC Parks Plates

Support BC Parks and purchase a licence plate.

Important News and Updates

March 20, 2017 10,000 BC Parks specialty licence plates sold
A landmark 10,000 BC Parks licence plates have been sold; a milestone reached less than eight weeks after the specialty plates were unveiled earlier this year. The Province introduced this series of specialty licence plates, all depicting scenes from B.C.' s parks and protected areas, in partnership with the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC).
» For more information, check the BC Government News Release
February 13, 2017 Starting Feb. 28, more reservable camgrounds available in Garibalidi Park
Beginning on February 28, 2017, Helm, Cheakamus Lake and Singing Creek campgrounds in Garibaldi provincial park will require reservations between June 29 – October 17, 2017. Reservations can be made up to four months in advance of your arrival date.
» For more information, check the BC Government News Release
February 2, 2017 Increased BC Parks funding to provide more rangers, strengthen conservation

The Province will increase and strengthen conservation in its world-renowned parks with a new investment of $35 million over the next three years. The funding will result in approximately 25 more full-time park rangers, new programs to promote and protect the natural environment, as well as an initial endowment for a new BC Parks Foundation.

» For more information, check the BC Government News Release.
January 29, 2017 Remember to buy your new BC Parks licence plate

The public is encouraged to purchase their new BC Parks plates at Autoplan broker offices on Monday, and show their support for provincial parks through images of a Kermode Bear, Purcell Mountains or scenic Porteau Cove.

» For more information, check the BC Government Information Bulletin.
January 18, 2017 Announcing the New BC Parks Commemorative Licence Plate

The Province, in partnership with the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), has introduced a series of specialty licence plates, all depicting scenes from B.C.'s parks and recreation areas.

There are 3 images to choose from: the legendary Kermode bear found only in British Columbia; the snow-capped Purcell Mountains; and, a stunning view from Porteau Cove overlooking Howe Sound.

The three licence plate designs were unveiled by Environment Minister Mary Polak and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone today. The public can show their passion and pride for British Columbia by sharing the natural beauty of BC Parks on their licence plates, available for purchase at Autoplan broker offices as of Jan. 29, 2017.

» For more information, check the BC Government News Release.
December 22, 2016 Four more B.C. properties protected as part of $1 million conservation commitment

The Province has acquired four additional ecologically-sensitive properties throughout British Columbia, thanks to a partnership with the Nature Conservancy of Canada

» For more information, check the BC Government News Release.
December 21, 2016 Changes to camping reservation system take effect in January

With the 2017 camping season just around the corner, those looking to experience BC Parks are reminded to become familiar with new changes to the Discover Camping Reservation Service.

For more information, check the BC Government News Release.

» View the BC Parks Reservation Service page
November 28, 2016 BC Parks’ Future Strategy to feature stronger conservation, more campsites

The Province will build on its world-renowned provincial parks system by hiring more park rangers to enhance conservation, improving services for persons with disabilities and launching a new BC Parks Foundation so community groups, businesses and individuals can come together and have a voice in BC Parks priorities.

For more information, check the BC Government News Release.

» View the BC Parks Futures web page
November 7, 2016 Changes for Camping Reservations to Ensure Fairness for Users

Changes to the BC Parks Discover Camping Reservation Service for the 2017 season aim to improve fair access for everyone looking to book a campsite in B.C.’s world class provincial parks.

For more information, check the BC Government News Release.

» View the BC Parks Reservation Service page
October 27, 2016 Cheam First Nation appointed Park Board for Ferry Island Provincial Park

The Cheam First Nation and BC Parks are celebrating the Cheam First Nation's recent appointment as the Park Board for Ferry Island Provincial Park, in the Fraser Valley.

For more information, check the BC Government News Release.

» View the BC Parks page for Ferry Island Provincial Park.
October 21, 2016 $1.5 million to preserve Manor House, infrastructure at Fintry Provincial Park

The Fintry Manor House, which is a key part of the unique history of the heritage site at Fintry Provincial Park and Protected Area, is being preserved for future generations, thanks to a boost of more than $1.5 million by the Province.

For more information on the Manor House at Fintry Provincial Park infrastructure updates, check the BC Government News Release.

» View the BC Parks page for Fintry Provincial Park.
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