Wycliffe Regional Park

Park Facilities

At 164 hectares, Wycliffe Regional Park’s large size and many facilities make this park an excellent venue for large group events like family reunions, baseball and disc golf tournaments, or a good old-fashioned company picnic.

Map - Wycliffe Regional Park

AMENITIES INCLUDE: parking, picnic areas and shelters, hiking trails, fire pits, sports fields, ball fields, an 18-hole disc golf course, horseshoe and bocce pits, and wheelchair-accessible outhouse facilities.

Although there is no swimming area, Perry Creek runs through the park and has a beautiful picnic area down by the water with a view of the hoodoos.

Picnic sites and shelters are first come first serve unless reserved.

Find out more about each area:

Area 1 and Ball Field #1

Amenities include:

  • Ball Field
  • Picnic Tables
  • Fire Pit
  • Bocce Pit - Equipment not provided please bring your own
  • Horseshoe Pit - Equipment not provided please bring your own
  • Outhouse (located in Area 2)
  • Non-potable Water
  • Outhouse (located near Area 2)

Firewood is free at the firewood depot located by Area 3. Please bring your own axe to create kindling. 

Area 2 and Ball Field #2

Amenities include: 

  • Ball Field
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Fire Pits
  • Bocce Pit - Equipment not provided please bring your own
  • Horseshoe Pits - Equipment not provided please bring your own
  • Outhouse
  • Garbage Can
  • Non-potable Water

Picnic Shelter

The covered picnic shelter is approximately 5 m x 10 m ( 16’ X 32’)
The number of picnic tables available is subject to change, but the site typically has 10 tables.

Firewood is free at the firewood depot located by Area 3. Please bring your own axe to create kindling.
 

Area 3 (A and B) and Ball Field #3

Amenities include: 

  • Ball Field
  • Picnic Tables
  • Fire Pits
  • Horseshoe Pit - Equipment not provided please bring your own
  • Outhouse
  • Garbage Can
  • Non-potable Water

Firewood is free at the firewood depot located by Area 3. Please bring your own axe to create kindling. 
 

Area 4

Amenities include: 

  • Soccer Field with 2 Nets
  • Picnic Shelter with Wood Burning Stove
  • Picnic Tables
  • Fire Pits
  • Bocce Pit - Equipment not provided please bring your own
  • Horse Shoe Pits - Equipment not provided please bring your own
  • Outhouse
  • Garbage Can
  • Non-potable Water
  • Single Power Outlet - 110 amp

Picnic Shelter
The covered picnic shelter is approximately 5 m x 10 m ( 16’ X 32’)
The number of picnic tables available is subject to change but the site typically has 10 tables. 

The site has a single power outlet near the picnic shelter. 

Firewood is free at the firewood depot located by Area 3. Please bring your own axe to create kindling.

Area 5 (A and B)

This site provides access to Perry Creek where you can enjoy viewing Kokanee spawning in the last summer/early fall and views of the hoodoos. 
Please note: this site tends to flood in spring from Perry Creek.

Amenities include:

  • Picnic Shelter (5B)
  • Picnic Tables
  • Fire Pits
  • Horseshoe Pit - Equipment not provided please bring your own
  • Outhouse – At the intersection between areas 5 and 6
  • Garbage Can – At the intersection between areas 5 and 6
  • Non-potable Water 

Picnic Shelter
Small picnic shelter that covers 1-2 picnic tables.

Firewood is free at the firewood depot located by Area 3. Please bring your own axe to create kindling.

Area 6 (A and B)

This is an off-leash dog area. 

Amenities include:

  • Picnic Tables
  • Fire Pits
  • Horse Shoe Pit - Equipment not provided please bring your own
  • Outhouse – At the intersection between areas 5 and 6
  • Garbage Can – At the intersection between areas 5 and 6

Firewood is free at the firewood depot located by Area 3. Please bring your own axe to create kindling.

Disc Golf Course

There is an 18-hole disc golf course that starts in the Ball Field near Area 2. No reservations are taken or required for use. 

The Cranbrook Disc Golf Club maintains the course. You can find more information on Wycliffe Regional Park’s disc golf course and other courses in the Kootenays by clicking HERE.

Hiking Trails

There are a variety of easy-to-moderate hiking trails with rest areas throughout the park. These trails form an approximate 3.2 km loop. 

Reserve a Site

Picnic sites and shelters are first come first serve unless they are reserved. Reservations are made for sites through a Facility Use Permit application.

The Regional District of East Kootenay reserves the right to grant or refuse any request for a Facility Use Permit subject to the provisions of the Parks Bylaw and all other applicable laws, rules, and regulations. The RDEK may also revoke a Facility Use Permit, in the event of an emergency, if the health and safety of the public are at risk or for any other reason as determined by the Manager.

Reservation Process

Note: Payment is not required until a reservation request has been reviewed and approved by a member of the Environmental Services Team. 

When a Facility Use Permit Application is submitted, you will receive an email confirming the request has been submitted. This creates a booking request for the Area and date(s) requested. Upon approval of the request, you will receive an email confirming the amount owing and a reference for payment.

Once payment has been made, a Facility Use Permit will be issued by email or mail (by request in permit) which confirms your reservation.

Payment Options:

Over the phone by - Visa or MasterCard

In person at the RDEK Cranbrook office by – Visa, MasterCard, Cash, or Cheque. 

The RDEK cannot accept e-transfers. 

A Facility Use Permit will be sent by email or mail (by request) confirming your reservation. 

When you arrive on-site, you will see a “Reserved” sign at the site with a name from the booking. 

Reservation Fees

Fees as set by the Parks and Trails Regulation and Fee Bylaw. 

  1. Day Use Area Booking - $100/site/day
  2. School Programs - NO CHARGE
  3. Educational Events Held By Youth Groups - NO CHARGE  

All fees are non-refundable. 
 

Special Requests

Liquor

By special request, liquor maybe allowed for your reservation. Please note this on your permit application form. This will also require:

1.    A Special Event Liquor License issued by the Liquor Control Board
2.    General Liability Insurance for a minimum of $2mil with the ‘Regional District of East Kootenay’ listed as additional insured. 

The RDEK may request higher levels of insurance based on your event.  

One insurance option: https://miabc.eventpolicy.ca

Food Vendors

Please note any request to have hired vendors at your event. It is the responsibility of the event planner to ensure the vendors have all applicable insurance and permits as required.

Live Music

Please note if there will be live music at your event. Live music may be allowed with consideration of other park users. 

To get started please submit your application through the link below:

Helpful links: 

If you have additional questions you can contact the Environmental Services Department at 250-489-6900 or 1-888-478-7335 or email environmentalservicesdept@rdek.bc.ca.
 

Last edited: Fri, January 13, 2023 - 3:59:58