From Gambier Island to Egmont, the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) manages and maintains a variety of parks, trails, beach accesses, playgrounds, sports fields and bicycle/walking paths so that residents and visitors can keep healthy and active and explore the great outdoors on the Sunshine Coast.
Dogs are permitted on all SCRD parks and trails, however they must be on a leash, except in off leash parks. Visit dogs in parks for more information.
If you see anything of concern that would require immediate attention, please contact parks services staff at 604-885-6802 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you need to report an animal injury, sighting, or conflict, please call the 24-hour Report All Poachers and Polluters (RAPP) line at 1-877-952-7277 or #7277 by cell.
The SCRD is not responsible for the removal of invasive plant species. To report an invasive plant species, call 250-871-5117 (please leave a message, they will call you back). For information on where to dispose of invasive plant species, visit our green waste webpage.
This community park is located near New Brighton Dock on Gambier Island. The park offers a sheltered community space.
This waterfront park looks across the Strait of Georgia and features a pebbly beach that gently slopes into the ocean which is great for intertidal exploration.
This park includes a scattered grove of old growth Douglas fir trees and is believed to have the largest existing tree on the Sunshine Coast.
This waterfront park is located at Bonniebrook Beach and has spectacular views toward Vancouver Island.
This woodland park features seven kilometres of forest trails, unique wooden bridges spanning foaming creeks, a multitude of waterfalls, and a 30 metre wheelchair accessible trail with a viewing platform.
Located in Halfmoon Bay, these parks contain extensive hiking and biking trails which wind through Halfmoon Bay. In Connor Park you will find a sports field, baseball diamond, playground and bike skills area.
This popular waterfront park that looks across the Strait of Georgia has a large grassy treed area ideal for family picnics. During the summer you can play beach volleyball on the sandy court. The park also includes a barbeque pit, washroom facilities, swimming beach and a public recreational boat launch. It is also a popular location for divers.
There is a designated parking area that is available for vehicles and trailers for those planning to launch boats. Further information on the load limit and permitted uses of the boat ramp can be found here.
Further information on how to book the hall can be found on the community halls webpage.
Dakota Ridge is a winter recreational area on a 1,532 acre plateau that features 20 kilometres of world class cross country ski trails (classic and skate), 4 kilometres of groomed snowshoe trails, 3 kilometres of wilderness snowshoe trails, and a sledding area.
The trails wind through old growth forests and open areas in a subalpine setting. Topping out at 1,200 metres, the facility offers amazing views of the Coast Mountains, Vancouver Island, and Salish Sea.