Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park – CLOSED
The Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park is home to an engineering marvel, The Othello Tunnels. A straight line of railway tunnels were built through the solid granite cliffs of the Coquihalla Gorge in the early 20th century, but due to washouts and rock slides, the route was closed in 1959. Enjoy walking along the abandoned tunnels and bridges. Flashlights are strongly recommended for anyone walking or cycling through the Tunnels. Some are long and dark, and the gravel surface underfoot may be uneven due to erosion caused by dripping water. Features: Campground, picnic tables, fishing, hiking, cycling and toilets. Dogs on leash are allowed. Directions Traveling East on Highway #1, take exit 170 and turn left at the stop light at end of exit ramp. Turn right at Old Hope-Princeton Highway junction (stop light). Turn left at 6 Ave, then right on Kawkawa Lake Rd and slight left to stay on Kawkawa Lake Rd. Take second right on Othello Rd. and take first right to stay on Othello Rd. You will see parking area ahead. The tunnels are open dawn to dusk for the summer season.
Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park