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Belcarra Regional ParkBelcarra Regional Park959707709001http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/PublishingImages/Belcarra_photo.gif

 

 

Belcarra photo1http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Belcarra-photo1_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2790&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosBelcarra photo1White Pine Beach is a popular summer destination for area residents
Belcarra photo2http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Belcarra-photo2_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2793&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosBelcarra photo2Trails of Belcarra Regional Park draw hikers and recreationists from around the region
Belcarra photo3http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Belcarra-photo3_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2797&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosBelcarra photo3Belcarra wharf at sunset
Belcarra picnic sheltershttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Belcarra-photo4_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2796&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosBelcarra picnic sheltersLarge picnic shelters can be used by large groups of up to 75 people at a time. For information and reservations call 640-432-6359
Belcarra-photo10http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Belcarra-photo10_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2791&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosBelcarra-photo10Belcarra offers splendid hiking with gently undulating terrain through western hemlock and red cedar forest
Belcarra-photo11http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Belcarra-photo11_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2795&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosBelcarra-photo11Along the Springboard Trail near Belcarra picnic area
Belcarra-photo12http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Belcarra-photo12_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2792&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosBelcarra-photo12White Pine Beach is situated on Sasamat Lake, and offers excellent swimming and beach activities.
Belcarra-photo13http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Belcarra-photo13_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2794&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosBelcarra-photo13Symmetrical holes in the trunk of a western hemlock tree are caused by woodpeckers and sapsuckers looking for insects
Belcarra-photo6http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Belcarra-photo6_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2800&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosBelcarra-photo6The Belcarra picnic shelter can be reserved for large groups
Electric Barbecuehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Belcarra-photo5_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2798&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosElectric BarbecueElectric barbecues are available at the Belcarra picnic shelter

 

 

-122.92308149.306101959707709001http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/PublishingImages/Belcarra_photo.gifTrueTrueFalseTrueFalseFalseFalseFalseTrueTrueTrueTrueTrueFalseTrueFalseTrueFalseFalseFalse2269.5http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=49.31138714840http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPublications/BelcarraParkMap.pdfTrueTrueFalseFalseFalseFalseTrueFalseMetro Vancouver Regional Parks Central Area Office: 604-520-6442<div class="ExternalClass7ADA33EE7AA742C08C1BEC1448B6074A"> <div> <div><a href="/services/parks/reservable-facilities/facilities/belcarra-picnic-area-shelters">2 Picnic Shelters</a> (each seat 75 people)</div><div><a href="/services/parks/reservable-facilities/facilities/belcarra-dock">Dock</a> (capacity 1 boat)</div> </div></div><div class="ExternalClassAA4D30B471F64B9AA731FD5E0DB94216"> <div>At the Belcarra Picnic Area, the sheltered picnic tables are wheelchair accessible. White Pine Beach has a wheelchair accessible path, picnic tables and beach access (although no direct wheelchair access to the water). All park washroom buildings are wheelchair accessible. There is ramp access to the fishing/boating dock at Belcarra Picnic Area, however at moderate to low tides, the slope may be too steep for disabled access.</div> <div><strong></strong> </div> <div><strong>Trail Accessibility:</strong></div> <div> </div> <div><strong>Springboard Trail</strong> is 4 km long and is primarily a bicycle path, but the chip seal hardened surface is partially wheelchair accessible. There are some steep, switchback sections west of Woodhaven Swamp that would be very challenging for a wheelchair user.  </div> <div> </div> <div><strong>Sasamat Lake Loop</strong> has 12 bridges, many with at least one step. There are also 14 sets of steps around the lake, with as little as three steps and as many as 33 steps.  There are 147 steps in total.  Only one of these sets of steps has a handrail.</div></div><div class="ExternalClassAEEEE8929CBF44C298E52FF7BEBE05BA"> <div>Dogs are welcome but must be leashed and under control at all times. Please scoop up your dog's poop and dispose of it properly.</div> <div> </div> <div>Dogs are not allowed at White Pine Beach; on the swimming decks of the floating walkway; and at most pocket beaches along Sasamat Lake. Beach By-Pass signs near White Pine Beach clearly mark a route for dog walkers.  </div><div> </div> <div class="ExternalClassF901E96E6124485A9C5FA6B76C930467"><a href="/services/parks/managing/resource-management/dogs/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">More on dogs in Metro Vancouver regional parks ...</a></div></div><div class="ExternalClass116AC2A96F6546649C757573545C9534"> <div class="ExternalClass53CCB92F82C34BAD89845D538B9B0E4B">Both fishing and crab fishing are permitted in the ocean with a valid tidal licence.  To protect breeding stocks, only male crabs can be harvested. For information about tidal fishing licences, special restrictions and closures, contact <a href="http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/recfish/Licensing/info_e.htm" target="_blank"><font color="#4e72ab">Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans</font></a>.</div> <div class="ExternalClass53CCB92F82C34BAD89845D538B9B0E4B"> </div> <div class="ExternalClass53CCB92F82C34BAD89845D538B9B0E4B">Fishing is permitted in Sasamat Lake but a non-tidal angling licence is required from the<font color="#4e72ab"> </font><a title="Visit the provincial recreational fishery website (external)" href="http://www.fishing.gov.bc.ca/" target="_blank"><font color="#4e72ab">BC Ministry of the Environment </font></a>.</div> <div class="ExternalClass53CCB92F82C34BAD89845D538B9B0E4B"><font color="#4e72ab"></font> </div></div><div class="ExternalClass34157C737B3C42BA97D4E326EA9787A1"><strong>Sasamat Outdoor Centre</strong>, a day and residential camp, is located in Belcarra Regional Park and can be reserved by contacting the <a href="http://www.anhbc.org/sasamat_outdoor_centre.php" target="_blank">Association of Neighbourhood Houses</a> at 604-939-2268.</div><div class="ExternalClass34157C737B3C42BA97D4E326EA9787A1"> </div><div class="ExternalClass34157C737B3C42BA97D4E326EA9787A1"><a href="/services/parks/ParksPublications/BeachEtiquette.pdf" target="_blank">Resource - Beach Etiquette Sheet</a> </div><div class="ExternalClass34157C737B3C42BA97D4E326EA9787A1"> </div> <div class="ExternalClass7FE1AD28B56240BBB08B9AAFE6C7526C">To learn about ways to get involved in regional parks, contact the <a href="mailto:trina.sakata@metrovancouver.org">Community Development Coordinator</a> at 604-520-6442.</div><div class="ExternalClass7FE1AD28B56240BBB08B9AAFE6C7526C"> </div><div class="ExternalClass7FE1AD28B56240BBB08B9AAFE6C7526C"><strong>The Pacific Parklands Foundation</strong> is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of Metro Vancouver’s regional parks.  For information or to make a donation, visit <a href="http://www.pacificparklands.com/">www.pacificparklands.com</a></div><div class="ExternalClass1C1B2331B0E4484496E501AF2021DD76"> <div> <div class="ExternalClass7BFFAD8ABA8D43EAA43EC54424933434"> <div>Prepare for your visit to a regional park before you leave home. <a href="/services/parks/managing/public-safety/Pages/default.aspx">more...</a></div></div></div></div><div class="ExternalClass864D57B01E484BA48C8C3359E373F4F2"> <a href="/events/school-programs/K-12-field-trips/regional-parks-field-trips/Pages/default.aspx">School Field Trips Information </a><br><a href="/services/parks/reservable-facilities/group/Pages/default.aspx">Workshops & Community Group Field Trips Information</a> <div> </div></div><div class="ExternalClass4F4AE2B072884E41AFB04C942EE4C3AC"> <p><strong>Contact Us</strong> <br>The calendar fills quickly so please plan to register two months in advance of your preferred date. <a href="/events/school-programs/K-12-field-trips/regional-parks-field-trips/Pages/default.aspx"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Book on-line</span></a> or call 604-432-6359 for more information. </p></div><div class="ExternalClass02605895DB684BF7A347E2BE1F606442"><p>Forested trails, rocky beaches and mountain views make this regional park a great place to explore year round. Swimming draws crowds to Sasamat Lake in summer. Trails range from easy to challenging for hikers, cyclists and horseback riders. The rocky shores are home to a rich variety of marine life.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassC7C7B6A702FA43BDB98F23F9AFBCE834">​<strong>April 12 - September 5<br></strong>Opening: 7:00 am<br>Closing: 9:00 pm</div>

 

 

Belcarra Regional Park-122.92308149.306101http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=49.31138714840,,+-122.89353679600&sll=49.015018,,-122.468719&sspn=0.042445,,0.111322&ie=UTF8&z=15, http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=49.31138714840,+-122.89353679600&sll=49.015018,-122.468719&sspn=0.042445,0.111322&ie=UTF8&z=15<div class="ExternalClass0FF9AC5E19474E6D92115AF298E949C4">From St. Johns Street (Port Moody) or Barnet Hwy (Coquitlam), go north on Knowles Rd to Ioco Rd. Turn left onto Ioco Rd, continue to 1st Ave and turn right. Follow 1st Ave as it becomes Bedwell Bay Rd to the White Pine Beach entrance.</div> <div class="ExternalClass0FF9AC5E19474E6D92115AF298E949C4"> </div> <div class="ExternalClass0FF9AC5E19474E6D92115AF298E949C4">To get to Belcarra Picnic Area, continue on Bedwell Bay Rd to the three-way stop. Turn left, travel uphill to Tum-tumay-whueton Drive and keep right. </div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPublications/BelcarraParkMap.pdf

 

 

BelcarraBelcarra<div class="ExternalClassB76190CCE7A54A24BA70FDF2B69642F3"><p>Due to recent rainfall the fire danger rating is currently in LOW. Visitors are asked to obey posted signs and check back for regular updates as conditions and restrictions can change quickly.</p></div>2016-05-20T07:00:00ZLOW

 

 

Picnic Shelter Water Tap OUT OF SERVICE<div class="ExternalClass2766074DC9B7477BB912CF376F8B4C9B"><div>Due to a broken water line, the tap located beside the Belcarra Picnic Area shelters will be out of service until further notice.</div> <div> </div> <div>Drinking water is available from the sinks inside the washroom building. Because filling large containers from the sinks is difficult, visitors needing a large water supply for their picnic or gathering may wish to bring their own. For more information call 604-520-6442.</div></div>True

 

 

Celebrating the SeashoreCelebrating the Seashore<div class="ExternalClassCDC728EA5E6941EA8E80496F5ACFEBC6"><p>​Join us for an up-close look at sea creatures found at Belcarra.  Watch barnacles eat withi thier feet, touch a Dungness crab and get you face painted.</p></div>GP0|#a05f2b1c-5db7-43c2-a43b-d5df8c0ff425;L0|#0a05f2b1c-5db7-43c2-a43b-d5df8c0ff425|Belcarra;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d34202016-07-16T18:00:00Z
Curious by NatureCurious by Nature<div class="ExternalClassFA31538F369B4D39BC3AD3A84148F497"><p>​Want to know more about nature in Regional Parks?  Drop by these pop up nature stations to chat with an expert.  Learn about a featured creature - from birds to bears to beavers - or bring your questions.</p></div>GP0|#a05f2b1c-5db7-43c2-a43b-d5df8c0ff425;L0|#0a05f2b1c-5db7-43c2-a43b-d5df8c0ff425|Belcarra;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d34362016-08-09T17:00:00Z

 

 

Central Area Office604-520-6442regionalparks.info@metrovancouver.org