Photo: Barb Houston

Toadfest is back for 2022!

We look forward to welcoming you back to Toadfest at Summit Lake Provincial Park near Nakusp this summer on:

Wednesday, August 17, from 4–7 p.m. PT
Thursday, August 18, from 9 a.m.–noon PT

It’s a fun event! Bring the family and learn more about western toads and other species that call the region home.

Toadfest 2022 is organized by the FWCP, BC Parks, Ministry of Forests, and the Okanagan Nation Alliance. Special thanks to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.

For more information call Angus at 250-777-2591 or

Watch videos from 2020 about western toads at Summit Lake and the ongoing work to help them.

Toadfest 2020 hopped online!

We hosted two online Toadfest events in 2020 and want to share our western toad videos with you. Learn more about the toad’s migration, life cycle and the research and mitigation work funded by FWCP. We’ve also posted a few toad jokes . Please share these videos with others.

Toad jokes!

Toad song


Links to kids crafts:
Jumping origami toads/frog
Colouring pages of toads and frogs
Difference between frogs and toad quiz


This event is sponsored by the FWCP with support from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development.

Toadfest 2019 photos

Toadfest 2018 photos

Toad tunnel targets adult toads

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