The 303-hectare Finn Creek Provincial Park encompasses the lower part of the meandering Finn Creek and several small islands in the North Thompson River. Surrounding vegetation includes stands of cottonwoods, cedars, hybrid spruce and birch.

The park protects important spawning habitat for the bull trout, Coho salmon, and Chinook salmon. It is also an excellent habitat for Grizzly bears, moose and a variety of bird species. Approximately 3 km from the park, the local regional district has a day use area that offers a viewing platform overlooking a spectacular river feature.

Past surveyors used Pinkie Peak adjacent to eastern boundary of the park as a lookout point up and down the valley. The Old Highway 5 passes along the west side of the park, featuring heritage sites and old homesteads.

There are no camping or day-use facilities provided in the park. Rough and unmaintained trails exist along Finn Creek, but use caution. A canoe or kayak is necessary to access the North Thompson River in this area. Always exercise caution when navigating the North Thompson River. Sweepers and log jams may not always be visible in advance.

Finn Creek Provincial Park is located on the North Thompson River, 44 miles (70 km) northeast of Clearwater and 13 miles (21 km) south of Blue River, British Columbia, off Yellowhead Highway 5.

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