E.C. Manning Park is a focus of outdoor recreation that is unique in British Columbia. Located in the heart of the Cascade Mountains it is within a three hour drive from either the Lower Mainland (Vancouver) or the Okanagan. The climate and geography have combined to make this park an all season recreation area.
Bisected by Hwy 3, the park stretches for 58 km from portal to portal. The western portal, marked by the carving of a marmot, is 26 km east of Hope and the eastern portal, marked by a carving of a bear, is 52 km west of Princeton. The core area of the park is located 68 km east of Hope and 68 km west of Princeton.
Nearest Community:Hope, Princeton
Horses are allowed on designated trails only, these include: Monument 83; Dewdney; Hope Pass; Poland Lake; Pacific Crest; Windy Joe; Skagit Bluffs, Similkameen East and West, North Gibson and Little Muddy.
Camping: A new horse camp is under development. Camp only in designated areas. Horse camps are available at Dewdney and Hope Pass trails. Visitors are requested to carry backpacking stoves and not have open fires. Unless otherwise noted on the trail description all horse camps include a toilet, fire ring, water, hitching rail and grazing.
This information provided courtesy of: BC Parks
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Lat/Long: N 49.063548 W 120.785075
NTS map sheet reference: 92H2 Manning Park