List of provincial parks of Vancouver Island

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The list of provincial parks of Vancouver Island contains the provincial parks located on the island, which is part of the province of British Columbia, Canada. This includes parks from the seven regional districts of Alberni-Clayoquot, Capital Regional District, Comox Valley, Cowichan Valley, Mount Waddington, Nanaimo and Strathcona. The parks are run by BC Parks under the jurisdiction of the British Columbia Ministry of Environment.

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Parks[edit]

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District[edit]

Name Established Commons category Picture Coordinates
Clayoquot Arm Provincial Park 49°10′40″N 125°34′01″W / 49.1778°N 125.567°W / 49.1778; -125.567
Clayoquot Plateau Provincial Park 49°13′30″N 125°25′52″W / 49.225°N 125.431°W / 49.225; -125.431
Dawley Passage Provincial Park 49°08′50″N 125°47′10″W / 49.14722222°N 125.78611111°W / 49.14722222; -125.78611111
Epper Passage Provincial Park 49°13′10″N 125°57′00″W / 49.21944444°N 125.95°W / 49.21944444; -125.95
Flores Island Marine Provincial Park 1995
Dusk, Flores Island.jpg
49°17′15″N 126°11′31″W / 49.2875°N 126.192°W / 49.2875; -126.192
Fossli Provincial Park 49°15′N 124°57′W / 49.25°N 124.95°W / 49.25; -124.95
Gibson Marine Provincial Park 49°16′00″N 126°04′01″W / 49.2667°N 126.067°W / 49.2667; -126.067
Hesquiat Lake Provincial Park 49°30′07″N 126°23′17″W / 49.502°N 126.388°W / 49.502; -126.388
Hesquiat Peninsula Provincial Park 49°26′30″N 126°31′01″W / 49.4417°N 126.517°W / 49.4417; -126.517
Kennedy Lake Provincial Park 49°03′00″N 125°35′49″W / 49.05°N 125.5969°W / 49.05; -125.5969
Kennedy River Bog Provincial Park 49°05′50″N 125°37′01″W / 49.0972°N 125.617°W / 49.0972; -125.617
Maquinna Marine Provincial Park 1955 Maquinna Marine Provincial Park
Maquinna Marine Provincial Park (14890654338).jpg
49°24′00″N 126°20′31″W / 49.4°N 126.342°W / 49.4; -126.342
Sproat Lake Provincial Park 1966-06-06 Sproat Lake Provincial Park
Petroglyphs at Sproat Lake Provincial Park.JPG
49°17′46″N 124°55′37″W / 49.2961°N 124.927°W / 49.2961; -124.927
Stamp River Provincial Park 1940-12-20 Stamp River Provincial Park
Gorge of Stamp Falls in Stamp River Provincial Park in December.JPG
49°20′30″N 124°55′30″W / 49.341666666667°N 124.925°W / 49.341666666667; -124.925
Sulphur Passage Provincial Park 49°25′00″N 126°10′59″W / 49.4167°N 126.183°W / 49.4167; -126.183
Sydney Inlet Provincial Park 49°28′50″N 126°16′44″W / 49.4806°N 126.279°W / 49.4806; -126.279
Taylor Arm Provincial Park 49°17′00″N 125°03′00″W / 49.2833°N 125.05°W / 49.2833; -125.05
Tranquil Creek Provincial Park 49°19′00″N 125°37′08″W / 49.3167°N 125.619°W / 49.3167; -125.619
Vargas Island Provincial Park
Clayoquot Sound - Vargas Island.jpg
49°10′45″N 126°01′41″W / 49.1792°N 126.028°W / 49.1792; -126.028

Capital Regional District[edit]

Name Established Commons category Picture Coordinates
Beaver Point Provincial Park 1949 48°46′17″N 123°24′13″W / 48.771388888889°N 123.40361111111°W / 48.771388888889; -123.40361111111
Bellhouse Provincial Park 1964-08-21 48°52′20″N 123°18′36″W / 48.8722°N 123.31°W / 48.8722; -123.31
Bodega Ridge Provincial Park 2001-04-11 48°57′30″N 123°31′30″W / 48.9583°N 123.525°W / 48.9583; -123.525
Burgoyne Bay Provincial Park 2004 48°48′00″N 123°31′59″W / 48.8°N 123.533°W / 48.8; -123.533
Collinson Point Provincial Park 2004
Shoreline, Collinson Point.jpg
48°51′42″N 123°21′42″W / 48.86166667°N 123.36166667°W / 48.86166667; -123.36166667
Dionisio Point Provincial Park 1991-07-31 Dionisio Point Provincial Park
Dionisio Point Provincial Park, Dionisio Point and sand spit from mainland.JPG
49°00′46″N 123°34′22″W / 49.01277778°N 123.57277778°W / 49.01277778; -123.57277778
Discovery Island Marine Provincial Park 1972
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48°25′00″N 123°14′00″W / 48.416666666667°N 123.23333333333°W / 48.416666666667; -123.23333333333
French Beach Provincial Park 1974-01-24
French Beach.jpg
48°23′39″N 123°56′35″W / 48.3941°N 123.943°W / 48.3941; -123.943
Goldstream Provincial Park 1958
Niagara Creek Falls.jpg
48°28′00″N 123°33′00″W / 48.4667°N 123.55°W / 48.4667; -123.55
Gowlland Tod Provincial Park 1993
Saanich Inlet (6930977012).jpg
48°32′46″N 123°30′36″W / 48.546°N 123.51°W / 48.546; -123.51
John Dean Provincial Park 1921 48°36′44″N 123°26′53″W / 48.61222222°N 123.44805556°W / 48.61222222; -123.44805556
Juan de Fuca Provincial Park 1996
Juan de Fuca Trail Suspension Bridge.jpg
48°29′00″N 124°16′59″W / 48.4833°N 124.283°W / 48.4833; -124.283
Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park
Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Marine Park, tidal lagoon with view of Mt. Sutil.jpg
48°54′N 123°24′W / 48.9°N 123.4°W / 48.9; -123.4
Mount Maxwell Provincial Park 48°48′15″N 123°30′57″W / 48.804166666667°N 123.51583333333°W / 48.804166666667; -123.51583333333
Ruckle Provincial Park
Canada Geese and goslings, Ruckles Park.jpg
48°46′00″N 123°22′59″W / 48.7667°N 123.383°W / 48.7667; -123.383
Sooke Mountain Provincial Park 48°26′22″N 123°39′31″W / 48.439444444444°N 123.65861111111°W / 48.439444444444; -123.65861111111
Sooke Potholes Provincial Park 1972 Sooke Potholes Provincial Park 48°25′41″N 123°42′43″W / 48.428°N 123.712°W / 48.428; -123.712
Wallace Island Marine Provincial Park 1990-11-09 48°56′34″N 123°33′04″W / 48.9428°N 123.551°W / 48.9428; -123.551

Comox Valley Regional District[edit]

Name Established Picture Coordinates
Denman Island Provincial Park 2013-03-14 49°33′55″N 124°48′40″W / 49.565277777778°N 124.81111111111°W / 49.565277777778; -124.81111111111
Fillongley Provincial Park 49°32′38″N 124°45′43″W / 49.5439°N 124.762°W / 49.5439; -124.762
Helliwell Provincial Park 1966
The Cliffs at Helliwell.JPG
49°31′00″N 124°36′20″W / 49.51666667°N 124.60555556°W / 49.51666667; -124.60555556
Kin Beach Provincial Park 49°44′00″N 124°54′00″W / 49.7333°N 124.9°W / 49.7333; -124.9
Kitty Coleman Provincial Park 1944-11-14
Kitty Coleman Beach Provincial Park (6942517582).jpg
49°47′20″N 124°59′46″W / 49.7889°N 124.996°W / 49.7889; -124.996
Miracle Beach Provincial Park 1950 49°51′N 125°06′W / 49.85°N 125.1°W / 49.85; -125.1
Mount Geoffrey Escarpment Provincial Park 2004 49°30′25″N 124°41′02″W / 49.5069°N 124.684°W / 49.5069; -124.684
Tribune Bay Provincial Park 1978-11-02
Tribune Bay, Hornby Is.JPG
49°31′46″N 124°38′31″W / 49.5294°N 124.642°W / 49.5294; -124.642

Cowichan Valley Regional District[edit]

Name Established Commons category Picture Coordinates
Bamberton Provincial Park 1960 48°36′30″N 123°31′30″W / 48.6083°N 123.525°W / 48.6083; -123.525
Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park 1991-03-13 Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park
Carmanah walbran park.jpg
48°39′N 124°39′W / 48.65°N 124.65°W / 48.65; -124.65
Chemainus River Provincial Park 48°50′28″N 123°49′34″W / 48.841°N 123.826°W / 48.841; -123.826
Cowichan River Provincial Park 1995-07-13 48°46′20″N 123°53′45″W / 48.772222222222°N 123.89583333333°W / 48.772222222222; -123.89583333333
Eves Provincial Park 1962-02-15 48°51′41″N 123°41′54″W / 48.861388888889°N 123.69833333333°W / 48.861388888889; -123.69833333333
Gordon Bay Provincial Park 1969-09-18 48°50′10″N 124°11′49″W / 48.836°N 124.197°W / 48.836; -124.197
Hitchie Creek Provincial Park 48°47′45″N 124°44′17″W / 48.7958°N 124.738°W / 48.7958; -124.738
Koksilah River Provincial Park 1954-09-10 48°39′02″N 123°43′25″W / 48.650555555556°N 123.72361111111°W / 48.650555555556; -123.72361111111
Memory Island Provincial Park 1945-08-23 48°36′50″N 123°37′59″W / 48.6139°N 123.633°W / 48.6139; -123.633
Nitinat River Provincial Park 1996-04-30 48°53′59″N 124°33′45″W / 48.899722222222°N 124.5625°W / 48.899722222222; -124.5625
Spectacle Lake Provincial Park 48°35′00″N 123°34′01″W / 48.5833°N 123.567°W / 48.5833; -123.567
Wakes Cove Provincial Park
Wakes Cove Provincial Park.jpg
49°07′25″N 123°42′07″W / 49.1236°N 123.702°W / 49.1236; -123.702
West Shawnigan Lake Provincial Park 1979 48°38′27″N 123°39′04″W / 48.6408°N 123.651°W / 48.6408; -123.651
Whaleboat Island Marine Provincial Park 49°04′00″N 123°42′00″W / 49.0667°N 123.7°W / 49.0667; -123.7

Regional District of Nanaimo[edit]

Name Established Commons category Picture Coordinates
Arbutus Grove Provincial Park 1966-07-21 49°15′N 124°09′W / 49.25°N 124.15°W / 49.25; -124.15
Boyle Point Provincial Park 1989-08-10 49°28′50″N 124°42′00″W / 49.480555555556°N 124.7°W / 49.480555555556; -124.7
Drumbeg Provincial Park Drumbeg Provincial Park
Drumbeg provincial park, August 2005.jpg
49°08′02″N 123°41′49″W / 49.134°N 123.697°W / 49.134; -123.697
Englishman River Falls Provincial Park 1940 Englishman River
Englishmen-river-falls2.jpg
49°14′51″N 124°21′07″W / 49.2475°N 124.352°W / 49.2475; -124.352
Gabriola Sands Provincial Park 49°11′39″N 123°51′32″W / 49.1942°N 123.859°W / 49.1942; -123.859
Hemer Provincial Park 1981 49°06′00″N 123°49′59″W / 49.1°N 123.833°W / 49.1; -123.833
Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park 1989 Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park 49°20′40″N 124°45′29″W / 49.3444°N 124.758°W / 49.3444; -124.758
Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park 1940
Little Qualicum Falls2.jpg
49°17′07″N 124°35′56″W / 49.2853°N 124.599°W / 49.2853; -124.599
MacMillan Provincial Park 1947 MacMillan Provincial Park
Cathedral Grove 2006.jpg
49°17′24″N 124°39′40″W / 49.29°N 124.661°W / 49.29; -124.661
Morden Colliery Historic Provincial Park 1972 Morden Colliery Historic Provincial Park 49°06′00″N 123°52′01″W / 49.1°N 123.867°W / 49.1; -123.867
Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park 1961
Nanaimo aerial 2.jpg
49°11′26″N 123°56′05″W / 49.1905°N 123.9347°W / 49.1905; -123.9347
Petroglyph Provincial Park 1948-08-24 49°08′28″N 123°55′37″W / 49.141111°N 123.926944°W / 49.141111; -123.926944
Pirates Cove Marine Provincial Park
Pirates cove.jpg
49°05′47″N 123°43′33″W / 49.096388888889°N 123.72583333333°W / 49.096388888889; -123.72583333333
Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park
Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park (5108813946).jpg
49°19′23″N 124°16′12″W / 49.323°N 124.27°W / 49.323; -124.27
Roberts Memorial Provincial Park 1980-05-22 Roberts Memorial Provincial Park 49°04′00″N 123°46′00″W / 49.06666667°N 123.76666667°W / 49.06666667; -123.76666667
Rosewall Creek Provincial Park Rosewall Creek Provincial Park 49°27′15″N 124°46′30″W / 49.4542°N 124.775°W / 49.4542; -124.775
Sandwell Provincial Park 1988 49°11′06″N 123°49′01″W / 49.185°N 123.81694444444°W / 49.185; -123.81694444444
Spider Lake Provincial Park 1981 49°20′35″N 124°37′55″W / 49.343°N 124.632°W / 49.343; -124.632

Regional District of Mount Waddington[edit]

Name Established Commons category Picture Coordinates
Broughton Archipelago Marine Provincial Park 1992 50°41′00″N 126°40′59″W / 50.6833°N 126.683°W / 50.6833; -126.683
Cape Scott Provincial Park 1973-05-18 Cape Scott Provincial Park
Staircase North Coast Trail.JPG
50°44′00″N 128°19′59″W / 50.7333°N 128.333°W / 50.7333; -128.333
Echo Bay Marine Provincial Park 1971
Echo Bay PP.jpg
50°45′03″N 126°29′41″W / 50.75083333°N 126.49472222°W / 50.75083333; -126.49472222
Lanz and Cox Islands Provincial Park 50°48′30″N 128°40′01″W / 50.8083°N 128.667°W / 50.8083; -128.667
Lower Nimpkish Provincial Park 50°32′15″N 127°00′40″W / 50.5375°N 127.01111111111°W / 50.5375; -127.01111111111
Lower Tsitika River Provincial Park 50°27′30″N 126°35′20″W / 50.458333333333°N 126.58888888889°W / 50.458333333333; -126.58888888889
Marble River Provincial Park 50°32′30″N 127°31′35″W / 50.541666666667°N 127.52638888889°W / 50.541666666667; -127.52638888889
Nimpkish Lake Provincial Park 50°20′20″N 127°00′00″W / 50.3389°N 127°W / 50.3389; -127
Quatsino Provincial Park 50°29′30″N 127°49′00″W / 50.49166667°N 127.81666667°W / 50.49166667; -127.81666667
Raft Cove Provincial Park 1990 50°35′00″N 128°13′59″W / 50.5833°N 128.233°W / 50.5833; -128.233
Schoen Lake Provincial Park 1977 50°11′00″N 126°13′59″W / 50.1833°N 126.233°W / 50.1833; -126.233
Woss Lake Provincial Park
Rugged Mountain.png
50°06′05″N 126°37′16″W / 50.1014°N 126.621°W / 50.1014; -126.621

Strathcona Regional District[edit]

Name Established Commons category Picture Coordinates
Artlish Caves Provincial Park 1996-04-30
Artlish River Cave.jpg
50°10′00″N 126°55′01″W / 50.1667°N 126.917°W / 50.1667; -126.917
Big Bunsby Marine Provincial Park 1996-04-30 50°07′00″N 127°31′01″W / 50.1167°N 127.517°W / 50.1167; -127.517
Bligh Island Marine Provincial Park
Bligh Island (7462037886).jpg
49°38′00″N 126°32′30″W / 49.63333333°N 126.54166667°W / 49.63333333; -126.54166667
Brooks Peninsula Provincial Park Brooks Peninsula Provincial Park 50°08′23″N 127°46′59″W / 50.1397°N 127.783°W / 50.1397; -127.783
Catala Island Marine Provincial Park 49°50′10″N 127°03′15″W / 49.836111111111°N 127.05416666667°W / 49.836111111111; -127.05416666667
Dixie Cove Marine Provincial Park 1996 50°03′N 127°12′W / 50.05°N 127.2°W / 50.05; -127.2
Elk Falls Provincial Park 1940
Elk Falls.jpg
50°03′00″N 125°19′01″W / 50.05°N 125.317°W / 50.05; -125.317
Gold Muchalat Provincial Park 1996 49°51′58″N 126°06′09″W / 49.8661°N 126.1024°W / 49.8661; -126.1024
Háthayim Marine Provincial Park 1993 50°10′30″N 124°57′11″W / 50.175°N 124.953°W / 50.175; -124.953
Homathko Estuary Provincial Park 1997 50°56′15″N 124°50′31″W / 50.9375°N 124.842°W / 50.9375; -124.842
Loveland Bay Provincial Park 50°03′N 125°27′W / 50.05°N 125.45°W / 50.05; -125.45
Main Lake Provincial Park 1996-04-30 50°12′40″N 125°13′00″W / 50.211111111111°N 125.21666666667°W / 50.211111111111; -125.21666666667
Mitlenatch Island Nature Provincial Park 49°57′N 125°00′W / 49.95°N 125°W / 49.95; -125
Morton Lake Provincial Park 1966-11-28 50°07′32″N 125°29′05″W / 50.125555555556°N 125.48472222222°W / 50.125555555556; -125.48472222222
Nuchatlitz Provincial Park 1996 49°50′00″N 126°55′01″W / 49.8333°N 126.917°W / 49.8333; -126.917
Octopus Islands Marine Provincial Park
Octopus Island Marine Park sign.jpg
50°16′42″N 125°13′47″W / 50.27833056°N 125.22982222°W / 50.27833056; -125.22982222
Read Island Provincial Park 1996 50°08′30″N 125°07′59″W / 50.1417°N 125.133°W / 50.1417; -125.133
Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park 1959-07-07
Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park.jpg
50°06′00″N 125°11′00″W / 50.1°N 125.18333333°W / 50.1; -125.18333333
Roscoe Bay Provincial Park 1989 50°09′30″N 124°46′26″W / 50.1583°N 124.774°W / 50.1583; -124.774
Small Inlet Marine Provincial Park 1996 50°15′10″N 125°16′59″W / 50.2528°N 125.283°W / 50.2528; -125.283
Smelt Bay Provincial Park 1973 50°02′00″N 124°58′59″W / 50.0333°N 124.983°W / 50.0333; -124.983
Strathcona Provincial Park 1911 Strathcona Provincial Park
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49°52′27″N 125°44′38″W / 49.8742°N 125.744°W / 49.8742; -125.744
Strathcona-Westmin Provincial Park 1989 49°33′53″N 125°33′11″W / 49.5647°N 125.553°W / 49.5647; -125.553
Surge Narrows Provincial Park 1996-04-30 50°14′00″N 125°09′00″W / 50.2333°N 125.15°W / 50.2333; -125.15
Tahsish-Kwois Provincial Park 50°11′00″N 127°09′00″W / 50.1833°N 127.15°W / 50.1833; -127.15
Teakerne Arm Provincial Park 50°12′05″N 124°50′35″W / 50.2014°N 124.843°W / 50.2014; -124.843
Thurston Bay Marine Provincial Park 1970-04-23 50°23′00″N 125°19′01″W / 50.3833°N 125.317°W / 50.3833; -125.317
Walsh Cove Provincial Park 1989-08-10 50°16′05″N 124°48′00″W / 50.2681°N 124.8°W / 50.2681; -124.8
Weymer Creek Provincial Park 49°54′00″N 126°37′01″W / 49.9°N 126.617°W / 49.9; -126.617
White Ridge Provincial Park 49°46′42″N 125°58′26″W / 49.7783°N 125.974°W / 49.7783; -125.974
White River Provincial Park 50°08′29″N 126°02′02″W / 50.1414°N 126.034°W / 50.1414; -126.034

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