Premier Listings for White Ridge Park
White Ridge Provincial Park extends from the boundary of Strathcona Provincial Park northwest to the Gold River Highway corridor on Vancouver Island.
The park protects important deer and elk habitat and derives its name from the white limestone and karst topography for which the area is internationally known.
The 1,343-hectare White Ridge Park includes a prominent mid-elevation forested ridge that forms the eastern viewscape of the community of Gold River.
Karst topography is a sensitive area and is easily damaged. Although there may be potential for caving opportunities in the future, current use for caving is not recommended until a management plan is complete.
There are no designated campsites at this park, however random wilderness camping is allowed. No facilities are provided. White Ridge Provincial Park is open year round, however access roads may become snowbound in the winter.
White Ridge Provincial Park is located 2.5 miles (4 km) west of Gold River and is accessed off Gold River Highway 28 via the BR 80 logging road.
Nearby Regions & Towns
Practicar Nanaimo offers low rates on daily, weekly and monthly rentals for cars, passenger vans, and trucks; ferry and airport pick-up and delivery, cars also available in Parksville/Qualicum and Gabriola Island; no charge for additional drivers; minimum driver’s age 21; special packages, including self-drive vineyard tours, Tofino/Pacific Rim, Gulf Islands available.
Nanaimo is the Gateway to Vancouver Island, with convenient and frequent ferries from Vancouver as well as float plane service from both Vancouver airport and downtown Vancouver. Walk on – walk off – drive away – with Practicar rentals – free pickup at Departure Bay ferry terminal, and downtown Nanaimo float plane docks.
Practicar provides discount car rental prices with top of the line auto rental customer service. At Practicar we believe that cheap car rental can be accompanied with excellent service. With airport locations and convenient neighborhood locations Practicar strives to meet all of your car and truck rental needs; whether you are looking for airport car rental, an insurance replacement vehicle or a van or minivan to take on vacation. Drive a Good Bargain…Practicar!