The 333-hectare Tsintsunko Lakes Provincial Park is situated on the Bonaparte Plateau and encompasses a portion of Tsintsunko Lake and Jolly Lake, and a series of interconnected smaller mountain lakes and associated wetlands. Surrounding forests consist of Engelmann spruce, subalpine fire and lodgepole pine.
The park provides calving and summer habitat for moose and waterfowl. The park is mainly used by fishermen, and a backcountry trail system connects some of the lakes, offering an opportunity for walk-in trout fishing. Wild rainbow trout can be found in the many lakes in the park.
The trailhead for the 4-km (1 Hour) is at the 14-km mark on the Beaverhut Lake Road. The easy walk follows a well-marked flat trail through second growth forest to the Tsintsunko Lake. The trail is wide enough to carry a small boat to the lake. No camping or day-use facilities are provided in the park. This is a wild area with limited Park Ranger patrols, so visitors must be well prepared and self-sufficient.
There are some historical trails and old cabin sites within the park.
Tsintsunko Lakes Provincial Park is located 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Kamloops in the Thompson Okanagan region of British Columbia. Access to the park is by Westside Road, and then on logging roads up Jamieson Creek.
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