The park area covers more than 19,000 hectares including Carp Lake, War Lake and numerous other lakes and streams making water activities the most popular pastime within the park. At McLeod Lake, 141 kilometres north of Prince George, turn off the John Hart Highway #97. It is 32 kilometres to the Carp Lake Campground. Two campgrounds offer a total of 102 sites, as well as wilderness camping. Trails connect with Rainbow Lake, McLeod River and two of Carp Lakes beautiful sandy beaches.