- Woss Lake Provincial Park
Infobox_protected_area | name = Woss Lake Provincial Park
caption = Location of "Woss Lake Provincial Park" in
locator_x = 115
locator_y = 216
British Columbia, Canada
nearest_city = Woss
lat_degrees = 50
lat_minutes = 6
lat_seconds = 5
lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 126
long_minutes = 37
long_seconds = 14
long_direction = W
area = 66.34 km²
established = 1995
governing_body = BC Parks
Woss Lake Provincial Park is a
provincial parkin British Columbia, Canada, located 75 kilometres southeast of Port McNeill.
The park was established 1995. Woss Lake Provincial Park is within the traditional territory of the Namgis First Nation. The park contains a portion of a First Nations traditional cross-island trade route known as the
Grease Trail, which made its way over the Tahsis divide..
The park is 66.34 km². The park landscape includes the southern portion of Woss Lake, as well as very steep forested slopes above the lake and the permanent snowfields and north facing slopes of Rugged Mountain, part of the Haihte Range.
Woss Lake Provincial Park is a very steep, forested, seldom visited wilderness area. The park contains
Roosevelt elkpopulations, a salmon fishery and potentially, habitat for the endangered Vancouver Island marmot. The park also contains a nameless, intact secondary watershed of 16 km² that drains into the head of Woss Lake. This unnamed drainage contains valuable Chinook salmonand steelheadspawning habitat and a sensitive delta area with a variety of rare plant species.
There are no recreation facilities in Woss Lake Provincial Park, but visitors with a boat, canoe or kayak can enjoy various activities ranging from backcountry hiking, skiing and mountaineering to camping, fishing, First Nations and nature appreciation and hunting.
List of British Columbia Provincial Parks
List of Canadian provincial parks
* [http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/wosslake.html Woss Lake Provincial Park at BC Parks]
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