Pritchard Provincial Park protects 15 hectares of wilderness that encompasses a 5-km section of riparian habitat on the South Thompson River. Surrounding vegetation consists of aspen, cottonwood, Ponderosa pine, Douglas fir, willow, Russian olive, Hawthorne, Saskatoon berry, grass and sedge.

The park provides important habitat for trumpeter swans and a variety of other waterfowl. Shorebirds, passerines, beavers, muskrats and otters also frequent the area. The South Thompson River contains trout, salmon and other fish species.

Visitors can enjoy hiking, bird watching, nature study, canoeing and kayaking. The park provides valuable public access to the South Thompson River, since much of the river frontage between Chase and Kamloops is privately owned.

There are no facilities provided at this park.

Pritchard Provincial Park is located in the Thompson region of British Columbia, near Pritchard on the South Thompson River, 25 miles (40 km) northeast of Kamloops .

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