Sasquatch Provincial Park, Harrison Hot Springs

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Sasquatch Provincial Park is a provincial park in Kent, British Columbia, Canada.HistoryThe park was established 1968, in its present condition. It actually began in 1959 as a 20 hectare inland fjord called Green Point Park, which was expanded into a picnicking area in 1960. Eight years later the park was expanded greatly and renamed. It was named after Sasquatch (a Halkomelem Salish word), the cryptid said to be endemic to the area.GeographyThe park is 1217 hectares in size. It is characterized by a series of pocket lakes, a unique second-growth and birch forest, and scenic mountain ridges.The park is located in the District of Kent, 6 kilometres north of Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia.ConservationWildlife: tailed frogs, beavers, mountain goats, bears, deer, and allegedly bigfootFish: sturgeon, smelt, rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, brook char, salmon, catfish, and stickleback Birds: bald eagles, woodpeckers, warblers, and vireosInsect: black petaltail dragonfly
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  • September 17, 2017
    This is a beautiful park located on the shores of Harrison Lake. Lots of areas to picnic and lots of parking. There are also areas to walk/hike if desired.  more »
  • September 13, 2017
    This is one of our favourite spots to spend an afternoon with a picnic. It is usually not as busy as the main beach in Harrison, lots of shade , we don't have a boat but others will bring their boats ...  more »
  • September 11, 2017
    This was a last minute plan to drop in here for a night after driving from Mt Rosons and was worth the stop. We stayed at Deer Lake and got a spot very close to the water. It is not too far from Harri...  more »
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  • May 20, 2017
    I feel fortunate to be able to experience the inevitable the cycle of life! November! The salmons come to the shore to die! Hundreds of them! The water in the lake is so clear! I can see the salmons swimming and struggling at the end of their life. The park is lovely and clean. Hardly anyone around now that it is only couple of weeks away from official winter. Still nice and peaceful to come here.
  • June 29, 2017
    Great place to camp. Lakes are close and warm. There was people camped in our reserved site when we arrived. Rangers were pleasant to talk to and were around frequently on patrol carrying firewood. I would come back again.
  • July 4, 2017
    Pleasant enough park. Very accessible as the "path" is a closed off gravel road. We did get turned around by a stream that we couldn't easily ford. Wished the path had been closer to the lake.
  • July 4, 2017
    This was a great camping area, although the daytime park girl is pretty rude,ignorant, pick 1. We were packing had younger generation cook breakfast while adults packed n cleaned, took dogs for a walk, did doggie duties etc, Everything was just finished so we all stopped to eat, Now check in time is 3pm Check out time is 11am ... the campsite was clean, Yet all the girl had to say " check out time is 11am it is now 1120 , i don't see packing you're all eating , " and walks away... No hello how was your stay? No Where are you from? Just rude as F@#$ ! On another note the graveyard shift night guy was alot more nicer, especially with neighbors whom were never at their camp for check in... He was nice when he finally caught up with them at 11pm... Park is dark at night We couldnt see in front of us or see anyone just 5 feet away.. Plus people were chopping own wood, I thought you weren't allowed to do that ?
  • May 16, 2017
    We stayed at the Hicks Lake campground which is fine and has not changed in years except for the price which continues to rise with no improvements. What is especially grating is that horrible unpaved road leading to Hicks and Deer Lakes, one would assume after all these years the provincial government would have the resources to pave the road. Our second issue is the sani-dump which was out of order and according to the park ranger the problem is known but the incentive to repair the problem properly is absent, this is indicative of the attitude of the current provincial government, not willing to adequately invest in our provincial parks and campgrounds. Compared to U.S. state parks its embarrassing.

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