BC Parks Day Use Pass
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 3, 2023. BC Parks has announced that several of the Province’s most popular parks will require a free Day Use Pass to enter the park beginning for the 2023 hiking season. This year, there will be different dates that the Day-Use Passes will be required depending on which park you plan to visit.
BC Provincial Parks that will require the Day Use Pass are:
- Garibaldi Park (Diamondhead, Rubble Creek, and Cheakamus trailheads): June 14 – October 9, 2023
- Golden Ears Park (Gold Creek, West Canyon, and Alouette Lake parking areas): June 14 – September 4, 2023
- Joffre Lakes – May 6 – October 9, 2023
The Day Use Pass can only be reserved starting at 7:00am 2 Days Before your Planned Hike from the BC Parks’ website. The Day Use Pass is Free.
Visitors to these BC Parks will have to have a printed copy or downloaded copy of their Day Use Pass on their mobile device when they visit these parks. Keep in mind that cell service is unavailable in several areas of these Provincial Parks, so save or print a copy before you leave home.
For more information on the BC Parks Day Use Passes, visit: https://reserve.bcparks.ca/dayuse/