About the Park

Notice: All camping has been suspended until at least June 1, 2020. Some parks have been fully or partially closed and in many parks, services are suspended and facilities are closed until further notice. Please visit www.bcparks.ca to see which parks have been affected.

This park features the only remaining coal tipple on the Island. It is a relic of Vancouver Island’s rich coal mining history. This is a small undeveloped day-use park with no facilities. The tipple is all that remains of the Morden Coal Mine, which once thrived here.

For more information, please visit www.bcparks.ca


No picnicking spots.


No camping permitted.


No fires allowed.

Park Info


  • Hiking

  • Pets on leash

  • Bicycling


  • Picnic sites


Morden Colliery Historic Provincial Park is 7 km south of Nanaimo. Take Morden Road east off of Hwy 1.

Tours & Programs

Forest Foraging

Discover the secret menu of the forest with our enthusiastic Park Naturalist.  With a passion for everything outdoors, our Naturalists are professionally trained to make “a walk in the park” one of the most interesting and inspiring activities you will experience.  Find out what you can nibble on the next time you’re cruising through the...

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