Skihist Provincial Park

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Skihist Provincial Park
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Pine trees in Skihist Provincial Park
Skihist Provincial Park is located in British Columbia
Skihist Provincial Park
TypeProvincial
LocationLytton
Coordinates50°15′41″N 121°31′27″W / 50.261254°N 121.524167°W / 50.261254; -121.524167Coordinates: 50°15′41″N 121°31′27″W / 50.261254°N 121.524167°W / 50.261254; -121.524167
Area386 hectares (3.86 km2; 1.49 sq mi)
Created1956
Operated byBC Parks
StatusOpen May-September

Skihist Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located on the Thompson River and adjacent to the Trans-Canada Highway #1 between the towns of Lytton (W) and Spences Bridge (E). The park is named for Skihist Mountain, which is visible from the park though on the opposite side of the Fraser River to the west of Lytton.

History[edit]

Skihist Provincial Park was established in 1956 as a rest stop and overnight camping location along highway 1.

Facilities[edit]

Day-Use[edit]

Adjacent to the highway, a rest area with water and flush toilets is available. There are standard parking spots as well as trailer parking spots. The rest area closes for the winter season.

Camping[edit]

Skihist Campground is located near the day-use area on the opposite side of Highway #1. It is open during the Summer season. There are 58 campsites.

References[edit]

  • "Skihist Park". BC Geographical Names.

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