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Kikomun Creek Provincial Park is a popular well-maintained BC Park alongside Lake Koocanusa about 30 minutes from Fernie.

BC Parks Response to COVID-19

BC Parks are now open for day use and Discover Camping reservations are available again as of May 25, 2020. Please note – reservations are available 2-months in advance of an arrival date, on a rolling window. Most provincial campgrounds and backcountry camping are open as of June 1, 2020. Reservations MUST be made online or by calling 1-800-689-902. Reservations cannot be made by email.

IMPORTANT: Preferential access to camping will be given to BC-residents for the 2020 camping season. Some first-come first-served sites may be available to out-of-province residents. Day-use of parks are open to everyone whether from BC or other provinces.

Track BC Parks updates here. More on COVID-19 Community Updates

Kikomun Creek Provincial Park offers 168 camping sites for tents and RV's within 3 unique areas, either next to the shores of Lake Koocanusa or adjacent to Surveyors Lake

Lake Koocanusa is popular for motorized boating and house boating and Surveyors Lake is non-motorized, both are great for swimming. Located in a dry sunny area of the province, this Park preserves an example of Interior Douglas fir and Ponderosa pine forest and grassland habitat. Paved roads within this family-oriented park are conducive to biking.

NOTE: Kikomun Creek is a very popular park, if it is full please see other accommodation alternatives in and around Fernie.

Driving directions:

From Fernie there are two ways to get there:

Option 1

  • Take Hwy 3 west past the town of Elko Continue on Hwy 3 past the 3 & 93 Dairy Bar
  • After about 2km turn left onto Kikomun Newgate/ Teepee Creek Road
  • Follow that road for about 7km until the junction with Jaffray Baynes Lake Road.
  • Continue straight through the intersection, Kikomun Creek Provincial Park is on your left.
  • From there speak to the park staff at the entrance if you’re staying overnight, or follow the signs to Surveyors Lake if you are just there for a day trip.

Option 2

  • Take Hwy 3 west past the town of Elko
  • Take a left (south) onto Hwy 93, at the 3 & 93 Dairy Bar
  • After about 10km turn right (west) onto Jaffray Baynes Lake Road (small sign)
  • Follow road for about 7km to the junction with Kikomun Newgate/Teepee Creek Road
  • Turn left onto Kikomun Newgate/Teepee Creek Road, and Kikomun Creek Prov Park entrance will be on your left side.
  • From there speak to the park staff at the entrance if you’re staying overnight, or follow the signs to Surveyors Lake if you are just there for a day trip.

The map of the Park (see Related Documents to the right) details the location of the lake and three separate camping areas.

To reserve a site visit the Discover Camping website. Reservations MUST be made online or by calling 1-800-689-902. Reservations cannot be made by email.

 

  • Contact Information
  • 1-800-689-9025 (Toll Free)
  • 250-422-3003
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  • www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/kikomun_crk/#Location
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