Little Hell’s Gate Regional Park is located approximately halfway between Avola and Blue River in the North Thompson Valley. A viewing platform brings you above the Little Hell’s Gate gorge, where the North Thompson River narrows and rushes through.
Location: Little Hell’s Gate Park Access Road (Messiter Summit)
Hours: May to October, dawn to dusk, dawn to dusk. Please note that all TNRD regional and community parks are unsupervised year-round, and this park is unmaintained during winter months.
Amenities: Parking, viewing platform
Directions: Turn off of the Yellowhead Highway at the Little Hell’s Gate Park Access Road, from the west side of the Messiter Summit on Highway 5 (a sign is visible at the road entrance). Follow the winding road for approximately 3.2 kilometres. A small parking lot is situated approximately 500 metres from the end of the access road, with additional disabled parking adjacent to the viewing platform.