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 Shuswap Lake Provincial Park



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Sorrento


Park Size: 149 hectare
Park Amenities:
Amphitheatre
Beach
Birding
Boat Launch
Campground
Canoeing
Diving
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback Riding
Interpretive Signs
Kayaking
Mountain Biking
Picnicking
Playground
Sightseeing
Swimming
Washrooms
Wind Surfing


Shuswap Lake Provincial Park is one of the more popular activity destination parks situated on Shuswap Lake. The park is located east of Scotch Creek and north of the community of Sorrento, British Columbia, Canada.

First established in 1956 the 149 hectare Shuswap Lake Provincial Park is a full service destination park popular for swimming, boating, water skiing, sightseeing, canoeing, hiking, camping, snorkeling, wind surfing and fishing. Just outside the front gates of the park is a selection of businesses providing para-sailing, horseback riding, bumper boats, mini-golf, go-carts, whitewater rafting, boat and jet-ski rentals.

Shuswap Lake is the main source of entertainment in the park with fishing attracting allot of attention year round because of the over 15 different species of fish in the lake including Trout , Dolly Vardens, Kokanee, Burbot, and Whitefish. Fishing is reported to be good around Copper Island.

During the winter months, after the snow has fallen, the park trails become cross country and snowshoe routes. Although, be reminded the park is not maintain during the winter months and services are non existence.

The park includes an extensive day-use area and a very large campground with a good selection of amenities including a paved boat launch, adventure playground, a large grassy field, picnic tables, hot showers, pit and flush toilets. However, the biggest draw of the park is the 1 kilometre long pebbled, sandy beach and Copper Island.

The day-use/picnic area next to the paved parking lot provides picnic tables, a change house and flush toilets. Also within the park is an amphitheatre and a self-guided nature trail. Please make a note that the day use area does not provide covered shelters, BBQ’s, fire pits, or water taps.

Water activities seem to be the dominate activity in the park. Boating, canoeing and kayaking provide the water transportation for fishing and sightseeing. The most popular destination on the lake is Copper Island. It is a small day-use island located just 2 kilometres from the main provincial park boat launch. There is a 2.8 km hiking trail on the island and some day moorage for boaters. There is no camping or fires permitted on the island.

Shuswap Lake Provincial Park, Shuswap Lake, BC, Canada in the Thompson-Shuswap

Address:

Shuswap Lake Provincial Park
Squilax Road
Sorrento
Canada

How To Get ToShuswap Lake Provincial Park

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The Provincial Park is located on the north shore of the main arm of Shuswap Lake including Copper Island. From Hwy #1, west of Sorrento and north of Chase, turn onto the Squilax Road and continue driving for 19 kilometres on paved roads to the park. Copper Island is only accessible by boat.
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