Sitting on the shore of Seeley Lake, against the backdrop of the Hazelton Mountains is Seeley Lake Provincial Park, a peaceful park that offers RV vacationers exciting camping experiences. Located 10 km (6 miles) west of Hazelton, along Highway 16, this small provincial park allows RV campers enjoy recreational activities including bird watching, wildlife viewing, boating, canoeing, and kayaking on Seeley Lake, hiking and cycling, picnicking, ice skating, swimming, photography, nature observation, and many more.
The park sits within the Nass Ranges Ecosection, and the interior cedar hemlock biogeoclimatic zone, making it a unique conservation zone that features marsh and wetland habitats that play host to wildlife and beautiful flora.
Seeley Lake Provincial Park features 20 RV campsites available on first-come first-served basis only. Amenities and facilities in the park include toilets, firewood, garbage disposal station, picnic tables, firepits, lookout point, picnic area, beach, Information Center, and a parking lot.
Established in 1956, Seeley Provincial Park is located close to K’san Indian Village which features a living museum to the long-lived Gitwangak culture.
RV Rentals in Seeley Lake Provincial Park
Transportation in Seeley Lake Provincial Park
Located 10 km (6 miles) west of Hazelton, along Highway 16, Seeley Lake Provincial Park is a simple drive-in park that is easy to access by RVs and trailers, as well as other motorized vehicles. Local paved roads within the park also make the campground easy to access and navigate. There are no driving restrictions within Seeley Lake Provincial Park.
There aren’t many parking options for RVs, trailers, and cars in Seeley Lake Provincial Park because there is only one large parking area for rigs and cars. The parking lot is located at the western entrance to the campground. An alternative for vacationers, however, is to park their RVs and trailers at their respective campsites. Overnight parking is available.
There are no direct public transportation services to Seeley Lake Provincial Park.
Campgrounds and parking in Seeley Lake Provincial Park
Campsites in Seeley Lake Provincial Park
Seeley Lake Campground
Seeley Lake Campground in Seeley Lake Provincial Park features 20 pet-friendly campsites available for RVs and tents. There are no hookup options available for RVs in the campground. RV length limit in the campground is 35 ft (11 m). Amenities available in the campground include toilets, firewood, garbage disposal station, picnic tables, firepits, access to trailheads, and parking lot. Water tap is available nearby.
All the campsites in the campground are available on first-come first-served basis only, hence reservations are not available.
Seasonal activities in Seeley Lake Provincial Park
Seeley Lake Provincial Park offers RV campers who enjoy hiking the chance to walk along a half kilometer (0.3 mile) easy trail that straddles the shore of Seeley Lake and leads to a wildlife viewing platform. RV campers enjoy the scenic view of the lake along the trail, as well as the resplendent vegetation and beautiful wildlife in the park. Posted signs are available along the trail to guide hikers. RV campers can also ride bicycles along the roads in the park. The use of bicycle helmets when cycling is mandatory.
Seeley Lake Provincial Park features a marsh that offers RV campers who love to engage in canoeing and kayaking amazing paddling experiences. Boating opportunities are also available in the park, although only electric motors are allowed on Seeley Lake. No boat launches are available in the park, however, there are good spots to launch vessels onto the lake. Boat rentals are also not available; hence, RV campers are advised to visit the park with their boats attached to their RVs.
Wildlife and Bird Watching
Seeley Lake Provincial Park is located within a unique conservation area; the Nass Ranges Ecosection and the interior cedar hemlock biogeoclimatic zone. Hence, the park forms a favorable habitat for wildlife such as reptiles, mammals, and nesting birds. Wildlife in the park include waterfowls, ducks, geese, beavers, moose, and muskrats. A wildlife viewing platform is available in the park.
Opportunities to swim are available in Seeley Lake Provincial Park for RV campers who enjoy taking a dip while on vacation. The lake in the park is perfect for swimming, however, no lifeguards are on duty in the park.
Ice skating opportunities are also available on Seeley Lake in the winter, and RV campers on vacation at Seeley Lake Provincial Park visit the park with their ice skating gear to enjoy the activity. The thickness of the ice often varies; hence campers are advised to check the thickness before venturing out.
Seeley Lake Provincial Park features a day-use/picnic area which sits on the shore of Seeley Lake available for RV campers and visitors to enjoy outdoor meals and lunch with family and friends. Picnic tables and pit toilets are available in the picnic area. The setting of the picnic area offers campers scenic mountain and beautiful lake views. The picnic area is open year-round.