Clayoquot Arm

Type: Backcountry/Wilderness

Open: Year round

Fees: None

Reservations: No

Toilets: None, Leave no Trace
Showers: No
Potable Water: No, Water is available from streams but must be boiled, treated or filtered before drinking.
Pets: Yes, but not recommended due to wildlife concerns
Garbage: Pack it out
Fire Pit: No, Leave no Trace (Check for fire ban)
Hydro: No
Sanidump: No
Accessible: No
Description:  Clayoquot Arm Provincial Park encompasses the lower Clayoquot River, Clayoquot Lake and the forested slopes northwest of the Clayoquot Arm of Kennedy Lake. The park protects rare old-growth forests of Sitka spruce - a tenacious conifer able to grow in salty, magnesium-rich soils where most other seedlings die.

Things to Do: 

Boating - There is a boat launch located next to the Clayoquot Arm Bridge, accessed from Hwy 4 to West Main logging road adjacent to the park. This boat launch is suitable for car toppers, canoes and kayaks.

Fishing - There are opportunities for fresh water fishing on Kennedy Lake, which is known to contain cutthroat trout.

Hiking - Trails around Clayoquot Sound

Hunting - Portions of this park are open to hunting for specific species. Hunters must have valid licences and tags.

Swimming - There is no designated swimming area in this park however there are opportunities for swimming in Kennedy Lake.

Waterskiiing - Opportunities for waterskiing exist at this park via a boat launch located at Kennedy Lake Provincial Park

Windsurfing - Opportunities for windsurfing exist at this park on Kennedy Lake.

Rules: BC Parks Policy. Practice Leave no Trace and BC Backcountry Camping Ethics

Operated by: BC Provincial Parks

Number of Sites: 0

Map: Park Map

Website: BC Parks

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