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Parks & Recreation

Parks and Playgrounds

Fort St. James has a number of parks and playgrounds. We believe that parks are important to making the community what it is. Check out what outdoor activities are available in Fort St. James! If you love wilderness camping, hunting or trekking, our forests provide a vast expanse of wilderness for you to discover.

Fort St. James truly is a four season community. Have fun at the Municipality's Parks facilities all year round

Year Round Events

Community groups organize many events throughout the year. There is always something to do and experience in the Fort.

This campsite was once a Forest Service recreation site. Site layout is not BC Parks standard; larger RVs may have difficulty maneuvering. This is a busy destination for boaters and anglers, with a single lane concrete boat launch available with limited parking.
Opened in 2009, the Spirit Square is the Fort’s downtown gathering place. This park commemorates the 150th anniversary of the establishment of British Columbia as a Crown Colony. The park features include a large paved plaza, a centrepiece representing First Nations and European…
Stuart Lake is one of the largest natural fresh water lakes in BC, providing over 275 kilometres of shoreline to explore. The lake is a popular recreation destination for many locals and visitors but what makes Stuart Lake even more special is that it is part of a chain of lakes…
A challenging nine-hole course located on the shores of beautiful Stuart Lake. Book your own golf event, party, or wedding. The Stuart Lake Golf Course invites you to golf the links of New Caledonia.