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Manning Provincial Park

Coventry, United...
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Manning Provincial Park

Is there a charge for entering the Park - I bought a parks pass in 2003 while on holiday in the Rockies for Banff & Jasper parks, will I need to do this again for Manning Provincial Park?


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1. Re: Manning Provincial Park

No you will not, although they do charge a minimal fee for parking in certain areas. I stopped off at Lightning Lakes to go for a quick hike on my drive back to Vancouver from Kelowna last August. There were parking ticket dispensers in the parking lot... I think it cost us $4 to park all day, although we only stayed there for a few hours.

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2. Re: Manning Provincial Park

Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper are Canadian National Parks and require fees to enter. Manning Park is a BC provincial park. Eventhough you do not have to pay to enter the park costs are starting to creep in for certain things(like parking). This is one of BC's oldest parks and quite unique as it has coastal influences(western portion) dry interior influences(eastern portion) and high alpine meadows.


One of my favorite parks in BC, if you visit in the summer do go up to the alpine to see the flowers.

Depending on where you start from, it is about a three and a half hour drive from Vancouver and very popular place to visit by most of the people from Vancouver.

Hope you have a great visit.