About the program

Recreation Sites and Trails B.C. exists to provide safe, quality recreation opportunities for the public by developing, maintaining and managing a network of sites and trails. It is based in Victoria, with operations province-wide.

Partnering and volunteering

B.C.'s trails and recreation sites are managed through service contracts and partnership agreements with a range of groups and both public and private sector organizations. Many groups and individuals also volunteer their time and services.


Authorization is required if you wish to organize or host an event at a recreation site or trail.

Policies and strategies

Policies and strategies to enhance safe and enjoyable use of trails.

Maintenance and development

Maintaining or developing recreation sites and trails on Crown land requires authorization by Recreation Sites and Trails B.C.