Kakwa Provincial Park is a land of iceclad mountains and extensive alpine meadows. The park encompasses Mount Sir Alexander (3270 m), Mount Ida (3189 m), Kakwa Lake and a portion of the Continental Divide. Summer activities include camping, hiking, fishing, and horseback trips. A number of hiking routes exist within Kakwa Provincial Park, but these trails are unmarked and not maintained. Winter activities include snowmobiling and wilderness ski tours.
The wide range of resident animal species provides excellent wildlife viewing. Wildlife species found in Kakwa include grizzly and black bear, caribou, moose, deer, elk, wolves, Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, mountain goat, wolverine and marten. Visitors interested in photography will appreciate the incredible beauty of the remote area. Winter visitors should note limited access routes apply.
Located approximately 70 km north of McBride in British Columbia. The Kakwa Provincial Park can be accessed from McBride in B.C., Grand Prairie in Alberta, or by air charter. The closest communities, towns and cities are McBride, Prince George and Valemount.
Kakwa Provincial Park, together with Kakwa Wildlands Park in Alberta and Willmore Wilderness Park in Alberta, make up the first Interprovincial Park for B.C. and Alberta called Kakwa-Willmore Interprovincial Park.