Effective Thursday, August 4, 2022, at 12:00 pm, campfires will be prohibited throughout Cultus Lake Park and Sunnyside Campground in alignment with Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. This prohibition is being enacted to help reduce wildfire risk and protect public safety.

This prohibition will be in place until October 28, 2022, or until the order is rescinded.

The campfire prohibition does not apply to cooking stoves that use gas or propane provided they are CSA or ULC approved, and the height of the flame is less than 15 centimeters.

As per the Cultus Lake Park Burning Conditions, Restrictions, and Fire Ban Bylaw No. 1144, 2019 Schedule A-4, 3.11 use of an open flame during a fire ban will result in a $500 fine.

The Province of British Columbia notes that anyone who lights, fuels or uses an open fire when a fire prohibition is in place or fails to comply with an open fire prohibition may be issued a ticket for $1,150 or, if convicted in court, be fined up to $100,000 and/or sentenced to one year in jail. If the contravention causes or contributes to a wildfire, the person responsible may be subject to a penalty of up to $100,000 and ordered to pay all firefighting and associated costs.

A poster explaining the different categories of open burning is available online  here.

To report a wildfire, call 1-800-663-5555 toll-free or *5555 on a cell phone. For the latest information on current wildfire activity, burning restrictions, road closures and air quality advisories, go to: www.bcwildfire.ca.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Cultus Lake Park office at 604-858-3334 or email [email protected].


Bookings for the gazebos can be made by filling out the Gazebo Rental Agreement and contacting the Park office.

The Main Beach gazebos offer a wonderful location to host a get-together with friends or family, club meeting, company picnic, birthday or anniversary celebration, or a team wind-up party!

Rental Information: (3-hour minimum)
Gazebo A – $30 per hour 29 x 29 ft*
Gazebo B – $25 per hour 17 x 21 ft*
Gazebo C – $25 per hour 15 x 19 ft*

*Measurements are approximate.

All rental fees are required at the time of booking. If a booking is cancelled up to seven (7) days prior to the booking date, 50% of the rental fees will be reimbursed. No reimbursements will be authorized within seven (7) days of rental date.

All gazebos are on a first-come, first-serve basis, from October 1 to April 30, unless a rental booking has been made. From May 1 to September 30, reservations may be made by contacting the Park Office (details below).

Rentals are permitted for groups of 50 people or less depending on the gazebo selected. They are available throughout the year during daylight hours (closed at dusk). Renters have the exclusive use of the gazebo for the period of time rented.

Propane barbecues are allowed unless restricted by a fire ban. The use of generators will require prior written approval by the Manager of Park Operations.

Renters must agree to the Terms and Conditions as per the Gazebo Rental Agreement. Washroom facilities are on-site – please confirm opening and closing times as they may fluctuate seasonally.

Cultus Lake Park is not responsible for any loss, property damage, or bodily injury that occurs on Park Property.


Large tents, canopies, inflatable structures, amplified sound systems, fences, poles, stages, signage, banners, rental tables/chairs, alcohol, portable toilets, the use of fireworks, or the installation of electricity, etc. are prohibited unless you’ve been provided with prior written approval by the Manager of Park Operations.

Rental Day Reminder

The Renter must provide hard copy confirmation for proof of booking if requested by Park staff. Renters must clean up after themselves.


Cultus Lake Park Office
4165 Columbia Valley Highway
Cultus Lake, BC
V2R 5B5
T: (604) 858-3334
[email protected]
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays)

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