Valemount Parks & Gardens
Mount Terry Fox Provincial Park is a day-use only park that offers limited facilities. It does offer some hiking trails but is primarily significant as a reminder of the outstanding achievemnets of Terry Fox, one of Canada's greatest national heroes. There is no road access into the park.
Located on the Upper Fraser River, Rearguard Falls Provincial Park is a good spot for fishing. The falls in mention are the last barrier for spawning salmon that travel to the area from August through September. The park has no campgrounds or facilities.
This park consists of about 18.5 ha, and provides its visitors with Brook Trout fishing, a beach area, fire pits, and picnic sites. Public washrooms are also located on-site.
Encompassing a portion of the UNESCO protected Canadian Rocky Mountains World Heritage Site, Hamber Provincial Park is home to grizzly and black bears. A popular spot of angling, the park includes a rustic campground with no facilities.
From the end of Jul. to mid-Aug., check out the annual spawning grounds where the world's longest chinook salmon migration is wearily completed. Open year-round. For details call the Visitors Info Centre.
Mount Robson Provincial Park is British Columbia's second oldest park. Established in 1913, the park is located within the Canadian Rocky Mountains World Heritage Site and is an important conservation area. The huge amount of undisturbed wilderness lends itself to hiking, wildlife viewing, camping and fishing.
Valemount Jackman Flats Nature Reserve
There are many unique natural features in Valemount Jackman Flats Nature Reserve. There are rare sand dunes, many diverse types of lichens and moss, and mistletoe. There are several interpretive trails visitors may take.
Robert W. Starratt Wildlife Sanctuary
An important link in the Rocky Mountain migration route for many species of waterfowl. Trails lead to observation towers; watch for moose and beavers in the wetland. Just south of Valemount on Highway 5. Call the Visitors Info Centre for details.
R.W. Staratt Wildlife Sanctuary
Located near Valemont, R.W. Staratt Wildlife Sanctuary features over 140 different song birds and waterfowl. The sanctuary has over seven kilometers of trails.
Located off 14th Avenue, this softball park features softball diamonds as well as concessions which are open during busy games.