April 8, 2020: This park is currently closed
Due to the COVID-19 response, BC Parks has fully closed this park including all related services and facilities
BC Parks has closed this park; this includes all associated access, e.g.; trails, parking lots, beaches, docks and marine buoys.
This decision has been made to ensure the continued health and safety of BC Parks visitors, employees, park contractors, volunteers and partners, and to support efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
For more information on protective measures for COVID-19, please visit the website for the BC Centre for Disease Control.
Firewood is available for purchase from the Park Attendant.
Canoes are available for rent on a first come, first serve basis. Please see a Park Attendant for all inquiries. Full day rental is $69.
About Birkenhead Lake
Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park is located 90 km north of Whistler. To get there, follow Highway 99 north from Whistler. In Pemberton follow the signs to Mount Currie and then to D’Arcy. The turnoff to the park is 33 km from the turnoff to D’Arcy. The park is 17 km from this point on a good quality, loose gravel road.
The park includes old growth forests, sub-alpine and alpine environments. Birkenhead Lake is right beside the campground and there are several other small lakes in the park. The park protects important habitat for a variety of wildlife, including spotted owls, mountain goats, black bears and grizzly bears.
Birkenhead Park offers the serenity of wilderness camping with the convenience of vehicle access. The Lake is great for fishing, complete with a boat launch. Fish for rainbow trout, dolly varden, kokanee and whitefish. Hiking and mountain biking are popular activities on the network of trails in the park and beyond. The lake is clear and fairly warm; great for swimming.
Note: Please check for the status of catch and release for fish identified above.
For more information about Birkenhead please visit the BC Parks website.
Birkenhead Lake Rates and Fees
|Drive-In – per party, per night||22.00|
|Drive-In (Senior – Shoulder Season Only) – per couple, per night||11.00|
|Second Vehicle (Drive-In) – per party, per night||11.00|
|Second Vehicle (Drive-In – Senior – Shoulder Season Only) – per couple, per night||5.50|
|Firewood||1 for $9 or 3 for $22|
TOTAL NUMBER OF SITES
|Vehicle Accessible Site||91|
|Walk In Sites||n/a|
TOTAL NUMBER OF RESERVABLE SITES
|Vehicle Accessible Site||46|
|Walk In Sites||n/a|
|Full Service||May 15 – September 30|
Pets on Leash
Pit or Flush Toilets
Sani-Station / Dump
Walk in / Wilderness Camping