Starting on May 14th, E.C. Manning Provincial Park will reopen for day use activities. This means that day use facilities and trails will be open, including Lightning Lake Day Use Area and all road pull-outs within the park.
No backcountry camping is permitted at this time. All campgrounds will remain closed until June 1st, when they will be reopening (weather permitting). For more information on BC Parks camping reservations, please visit: http://bcparks.ca/covid-19/
Manning Park Resort is open in May with limited operations in the following departments:
Country Store: Open 10am-4pm Friday-Sundays for basic necessities and grab-and-go sandwiches and snacks. Along with increased sanitation measures, we will also have a greeter at the entrance of the Pinewoods building to help limit the number of people in the building .
The Boathouse: Open for 10am-4pm on Friday-Sundays for canoe, kayak, stand-up paddleboard and rowboat rentals.
Washrooms: will be available outside the Pinewoods building at the Resort, as well as pit toilets at the day use areas. These will be open 7 days/week starting May 14th.
The Lodge and all accommodations in the park will remain closed at this time. These buildings will be closed and access to them is not permitted.
We are happy to open these operations, and will be taking precautionary measures to ensure the safety of our staff and our guests.
Guests are asked to comply with all social distancing measures, and follow provincial and federal guidelines regarding COVID-19. If you are sick or have been in contact with anyone who may be sick, we ask that you stay home. Please help us keep Manning Park a safe place to visit!
For any updates, please see our Hours of Operation page. Thanks and look forward to seeing you soon!