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Do you love fresh mountain air and the charming ambience of a cozy cabin nestled in the majestic mountains? If so, then immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature at Manning Park Resort.

We’re here to help you enjoy the mountains your way. Whether you’re looking for your family’s first authentic ski experience, a romantic escape to the peace and tranquility of the mountains with a partner, or a place to host your corporate retreat, that offers more than just a boardroom.

Manning Park Resort is your four-season, activity-packed destination. Just three hours by car from Vancouver, BC with easy access to the area’s most breathtaking scenery. Enjoy beautiful mountains, lakes, rivers and, forests. It’s your chance to reconnect with nature, with yourself and your family.

Manning Park offers a diverse range of activities including: hiking, camping, fishing, boating, and swimming in the warmer summer months. In the winter take advantage of some of the best Alpine and Nordic skiing in BC, as well as snowshoeing, tubing, skating and more. If you’ve always dreamed of a rustic wedding in the mountains, we offer wedding packages year-round to celebrate your special day.

With so much to explore and many different accommodation options to choose from, Manning Park Resort offers you the freedom to choose your own adventure and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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  • WINTER 2023/24 SEASON PASSES ON SALE – Now in Tier 2
  • The Blackwall Road to the Cascade Lookout is Open. Dry Ridge parking lot is currently accessible, but please note that the gate is closed beyond that point.
  • Lightning Lake UPDATE – BC Parks contractors are installing a septic system for the new Flush Toilets that are replacing the old pit toilets; BC Parks is also installing new picnic tables. Warning: Please keep pets and children away from fencing and work areas. Please Note: The Lightning Lake Day Use Area parking lot, will be closed on Wednesday June 7th from 7am until 11am. Parking will be available at the Spruce Bay parking lot.
  • The Boathouse at Lightning Lake is OPEN Saturday & Sundays 10am till 5pm. The Boathouse is closed during the week, but rentals are available from the Skyview Gatehouse or the Front Desk at Manning Park Resort.
  • We want to reassure you that campfires are still allowed for all our Nature Lovers coming out to camp in Manning Park. An open fire prohibition has been scheduled throughout the Coastal Fire Centre’s jurisdiction as of May 18th. The open fire prohibition bans Category 2 & 3 fires, which include open fires that burn, not including campfires.
  • Bear’s Den Pub OPEN – Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 4 pm to 10 pm
  • Visitor Centre will OPEN – June 16th to September 4th from 9am till 5pm
  • Hampton Campground OPEN – First Come First Served. Minimum 3-Night Stay.
  • Coldspring Campground OPEN – FCFS until May 18th and 80% reservable from May 19th onwards. For more information, click here
  • Mule Deer Campground OPEN – FCFS until May 18th and 80% reservable from May 19th onwards. For more information, click here.
  • Interpretation Programs (Free, but Donations are encouraged please). The Interpretation Programs start on weekends in June, and are available 7 days/week for the months of July & August. Visit our Events Calendar here.
  • Please Note: Due to construction work, the back entrance to the resort, games room, and basement washrooms will be closed from June 12th to June 14th. During this period, we encourage you to utilize the main entrance for access to the resort facilities. Outdoor washrooms and Pinewoods washrooms will remain open for all.


Parks Day at Manning Park – July 15th, 2023.

Let’s come together as a community and show our appreciation for Mannings beautiful parks. Celebrate with community partner booths, crafts, face painting and more!

  • Location: Lightning Lake Day Use Area, Manning Park
  • Time: 11am till 3pm
  • BBQ from 12pm till 2pm
  • The Great Parks Day Quiz Show will be live at the Amphitheatre (located at Lightning Lakes Campground) in the evening.

For more details, please click here.

Year-ROUND Camping

Offering an authentic Canadian outdoor experience. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. Whether you are a Summer Adventurer or Winter Warrior, we have the perfect camping spot for you.

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RV Camper at Skyview campground

Food & Drinks

Looking for a quiet evening with good food, then the Pinewoods Dining Room is perfect. More into an upbeat environment with a great selection of tunes and bevvies, then join us in the Bears Den Pub.

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manning Park weather and webcams

Check the weather before you come. We have an up-to-date Manning Park weather forecast that includes snow reports and webcams at the Ski Hill and Skyview Campground.

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Bird's eye view of Manning Park and Lightning Lake from Cascade lookout.


Look no further for your ticket to fresh powder and winter adventures. 2023/24 Seasons Passes are now on sale, and in Tier 2, so snag one today and save.

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Looking for something fun to do this season? With different events hosted throughout the year, there is always something fun happening at Manning Park, for the whole family to enjoy.

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Your safety is our top priority. Please do not hesitate to ask a Manning Park Staff member if you have any safety questions or concerns.

  • Alternative snow sliding devices
  • Alpine Responsibility Code
  • Cross-Country Responsibility Code
  • Canadian Ski Patrol
  • Backcountry Awareness 

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