Campfire Conditions

Campfires are currently allowed throughout all Manning Park Campsites


A campfire is defined as:
An open fire that burns piled material no larger than 0.5 m in height and 0.5 m in width and is used by any person for recreational purpose, or by a First Nation for a ceremonial purpose. More information

Current Weather

Guest Speaker Series

Entertaining and Educational

The Guest Speaker Programs are ongoing all summer at Manning Park. We are still finalizing dates and guests for this season, so please stay tuned for the latest details and updates.

Interested in being a guest speaker?  Let us know!  Contact us at

Specific details are available at the Visitor Centre.

Parks Day & Manning Park's 75th Anniversary Celebrations

July 16th, 2016 – Celebrate EC Manning Park’s 75th anniversary with a party with all our friends – @ Lightning Lake Day Use from 11am-3pm, featuring Friends of Manning Park, Hope Mountain Centre with a Watershed Science interpretive program, Freshwater Fisheries Society, BC Hydro with their Electric Vehicle and energy conservation fun tips.

A number of hiking, naturalist, and outdoors groups will be on hand with displays and info about their group, including: 

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS), Tourism Princeton, Chilliwack Outdoors Club, Hope Visitor Centre, Princeton Search & Rescue, BC Parks & Mt. Waddington’s Outdoors

Join us for this special day!

Learn to Fish

Once again the Freshwater Fisheries Folks will be bringing their Learn to Fish programs to Manning Park!  Kids age 5-15 can bring their parents along as they learn everything there is to know about fishing!  Gear is provided.  Programs are every Tuesday from 11-1, until August 23, 2016.  Meet at the Lightning Lake Amphitheatre – rain or shine!

Dennis St. John - Butterfly Expect

Come learn all about butterflies with Dennis St. John, a butterfly expert, on August 6 at 8pm.

Sam and Fanny's Sing Along

Join Sam & Fanny for a Sing Along at the amphitheatre on August 13, 2016, starting at 7:30pm!

Make sure to check out our Event Calendar for any upcoming dates.

Contact Us

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