Northern Rocky Mountains Provincial Park


Northern Rocky Mountains Provincial Park
Northern Rocky Mountains Provincial Park
IUCN Category V (Protected Landscape/Seascape)
Map showing the location of Northern Rocky Mountains Provincial Park
Location of Northern Rocky Mountains Park in BC
Location British Columbia, Canada
Nearest city Fort Nelson
Coordinates 58°13′16″N 124°21′12″W / 58.22111°N 124.35333°W / 58.22111; -124.35333Coordinates: 58°13′16″N 124°21′12″W / 58.22111°N 124.35333°W / 58.22111; -124.35333
Area 6,657.1 km²
Established June 1999
Governing body BC Parks

Northern Rocky Mountains Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. It is located in the north-eastern part of the province, 90 km north-west from Fort Nelson and it is bordered to the north by the Alaska Highway. Access is mostly done by boat, on horseback or by hiking.

At 6,657.1 km², it is the largest protected area in the Muskwa-Kechika Management Area[1] and the third largest provincial park in British Columbia. The park borders Stone Mountain Provincial Park to the north-west and Kwadacha Wilderness Provincial Park to the south-west, creating a large contiguous protected area in the Muskwa Ranges of the Canadian Rockies.

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Activities

Activities in the park include wildlife viewing, fishing, boating, camping, hiking, horseback riding and nature photography. Hunting is permitted (but regulated) in the park.

View towards the Tuchodi River Valley

See also

References

  1. ^ Muskwa-Kechika Protected Areas, Muskwa-Kechika Management Area

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