Lakelse Provincial Park encompasses two seperate areas on the north
and east shores of its namesake lake. "Lakelse" is a Tsimshian Indian
word meaning "freshwater mussel" referring to the mollusc found in the
Lakelse Lake and River.
of the park are noted for their excellent swimming and fishing. Five
species of salmon, steelhead, rainbow trout and Dolly Varden are resident
in the parks lakes and rivers. A forest of western hemlock, western
red cedar and Sitka spruce is home to wildlife species such as moose,
coyote, wolf, black and white kermodei bear.
Provincial Park is located 25 km south of Terrace
and 40 km north of Kitimat. Access
to both sections of the park are possible from
Highway 37, 20 km south of Terrace.
FACILITIES & ACTIVITIES
- The 156 unit campground provides water, wood and toilets. Picnic areas
and good beaches are located nearby.
and Boating - A boat launch allows the avid angler access to the
parks waterways where the fishing is excellent.
and Trails - Trails provide access to various beaches, picnic areas
and notable features of the area.
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