E.C Manning Provincial Park, Manning Park

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E.C. Manning Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. It is usually referred to as Manning Park, although that nomenclature is also used to refer to the resort and ski area at the park's core. The park covers 83,671 hectares (323 mi2) and was the second most visited provincial park in 2017-18 after Cypress Provincial Park. The park lies along British Columbia Highway 3, and occupies a large amount of land between Hope and Princeton along the Canada-United States border.

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  • Over 83,671 hectares out door fun ,great area for camping ,hiking lot of trails the Three Brothers trail amazing views ! Also beware BUGS ! Bugs ! evrery where .  more »
  • Take mosquito spray with you, you will not regret it. Take your camera, and prepare to take beautiful pics once you reach the top.  more »
  • Had a great time camping here. Super quiet and the campsites are fairly large. Would definitely come back again.  more »
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  • This park is amazing! Lighting Lake is a very nice place to stop. There is an easy 9km hike around the lake which is worth to do. There are some very nice views. You can also rent a canoe/kayak to go around the lake. We stayed at Hampton Campground which is very nice. The sites are big. It has brand new showers, they are very clean.
  • Manning Park is a stunning tapestry of mountains, river and valleys that is left untouched for the most part. Many, Many hiking trails and as many bike riding trails as well. Choose from a number of different camping areas throughout the park. Enjoy the peace and serenity of the mountains. It is well worth relaxing a stressed out life!
  • Great park! So many things to do here - great camping and lots of hiking trails. The main resort area has a great day use area with a beach and plenty of benches. Kayak and canoe rentals available and trails around the area. Definitely take the family for the day or book a campsite in the park, it's worth it!
  • Behind the lodge a few km up the road you hit the lightning lakes day use park. It's beautiful and a good amount of people using it but not to many though. The trails around the area are maintained well and fun to hike. Frosty trail is a great workout if you are carrying gear.
  • As always Manning did not disappoint! The scenery is spectacular, as always! Lone Duck 2 group site is the best place to spend a week in August with a group of friends! Canoeing and kayaking on the lakes is so peaceful and relaxing because of the scenery! Camping in Manning Park is very special and I always look forward to go every year!

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