Strathcona Provincial Park


Campbell River BC 

Phone: +12504741336

Strathcona Provincial Park is the oldest provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, and the largest on Vancouver Island. Founded in 1911, the park was named for Donald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal, a wealthy philanthropist and railroad pioneer. It lies within the Strathcona Regional District. The Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, established in 2000, includes three watersheds in the western area of the park.GeographyThe park is 9 km east of Gold River and 25 km west of Campbell River. At 2,458 square kilometres, it contains a group of mountains called the Elk River Mountains. It contains the highest peaks of the Vancouver Island Ranges. Some notable mountains located within the park boundaries include: Golden Hinde (2198 m) Elkhorn Mountain (2166 m) Mount Colonel Foster (2129 m) Mount Albert Edward (2093 m) For others, see the List of mountains in Strathcona Provincial Park.

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Forbidden Plateau Traverse (ridge RambleLifetime Object) -C2P2

Forbidden Plateau Traverse (ridge RambleLifetime Object) -C2P2
07:00 am - 30 September 2018

At Strathcona Provincial Park

Contact the trip leader for more information.... Trip Leader Bil Derby Event Date: 09/30/2018 Level of Difficulty C2p2 Max of Participants 8 Dogs No Equipment:...

Trip FULL- Augerpoint Traverse -B3p2 (Ridge Ramble)

Trip FULL- Augerpoint Traverse -B3p2 (Ridge Ramble)
07:00 am - 06 August 2018

At Strathcona Provincial Park

Trip Full Trip Leader Matthew Lettington Event Title Augerpoint Traverse (Ridge Ramble) Event Date: 08/06/2018 - 08/10/2018 Max of Participants 9 Level of Difficulty...

Colonel Foster - D5

Colonel Foster - D5
06:00 am - 30 June 2018

At Strathcona Provincial Park

Contact the trip leader to join or get more information... Trip Leader Phil Jackson Event Title Colonel Foster Event Date: 06/30/2018 End Date: 07/02/2018 Max of...

Nine Peaks -D3p3

Nine Peaks -D3p3
05:00 pm - 22 June 2018

At Strathcona Provincial Park

Contact the trip leader for more info or to join... Trip Leader Matthew Lettington Event Date: 06/22/2018 - 06/23/2018 Hiking Location Strathcona Park Max of Participants...

Croteau Lake Snowshoe and Luncheon -B2p2

Croteau Lake Snowshoe and Luncheon -B2p2
08:00 am - 17 February 2018

At Strathcona Provincial Park

Contact the trip leader via email.... Trip Leader Matthew Lettington Event Date: 02/17/2018 Dogs No Level of Difficulty B2p2 Equipment: Snowshoes (available to...

Mount Elma snowshoe trip -B2p2

Mount Elma snowshoe trip -B2p2
08:00 am - 06 January 2018

At Strathcona Provincial Park

Contact the trip leader via email Trip Leader Matthew Lettington Event Date: 01/06/2018 Max of Participants 12 Dogs No Level of Difficulty B2p2 Equipment: snowshoes...

Mt Heber - C3p3

Mt Heber - C3p3
05:00 am - 04 June 2017

At Strathcona Provincial Park

Trip Leader Phil Jackson Event Date: 06/04/2017 Max of Participants 0 Dogs No Level of Difficulty C3p3 Equipment: Snowshoes (available to club members) crampons...

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