Bear Creek Provincial Park

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Bear Creek Provincial Park
Winter lookout over the peaks of Central Okanagan.png
Winter moon rising over snow covered Okanagan peaks, in Bear Creek Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada
Map showing the location of Bear Creek Provincial Park
Map showing the location of Bear Creek Provincial Park
Location within British Columbia
LocationCanada
Coordinates49°55′50″N 119°31′15″W / 49.93056°N 119.52083°W / 49.93056; -119.52083Coordinates: 49°55′50″N 119°31′15″W / 49.93056°N 119.52083°W / 49.93056; -119.52083
Area178 ha (440 acres)
Established1988
OperatorBC Parks

Bear Creek Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada.[1] It is situated on the west side of the Okanagan Lake and is northwest of the city of Kelowna. It was established on April 19, 1981, and was expanded to its current size of 178 hectares (440 acres) on May 12, 1988.[2]

The park features a beach and hiking trails that loop around the creek and surrounding canyon. The area is also used extensively for camping.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bear Creek Park". BC Geographical Names.
  2. ^ "Bear Creek Provincial Park". British Columbia, Ministry of Environment. Retrieved 16 October 2013.