Quatsino Provincial Park

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Quatsino Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located on Quatsino Sound on northern Vancouver Island.

History[edit]

The park was established July 12, 1995.

Conservation[edit]

This undeveloped park protects some of the largest old-growth trees, some small lakes, Koprino Harbour, which is a sheltered inlet, and the Koprino River estuary, which is noted for its critical fish-rearing and waterfowl habitat. The park also protects nesting and feeding habitat that is used by a high concentration of bald eagles. Black bears are very common in Quatsino Provincial Park, as are coastal black-tailed deer and cougars.

Recreation[edit]

The following recreational activities are available: backcountry camping and hiking, kayaking and canoeing, fishing and hunting. Quatsino Provincial Park is primarily a marine-access recreational park.

Location[edit]

Located 50 kilometres west of Port Hardy, British Columbia. Accessible by rough logging roads or by kayaks. Quatsino is on a popular kayaking route.

Size[edit]

654 hectares in size.

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Coordinates: 50°29′30″N 127°49′00″W / 50.49167°N 127.81667°W / 50.49167; -127.81667