Kennedy Lake

Tofino, Ucluelet

Park Amenities:
Boat Launch
Camping Rec. Site
Wilderness Camp
Wildlife Watching

Kennedy Lake is a large fresh water lake located in-between the communities of Tofino and Ucluelet, BC on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Kennedy Lake amenities include 2 day use areas, campsites, and a boat launch. Both picnic areas are located on the south end of the lake.

The lake destination measures over 379 hectares. It is a recreation destination for kayaking, boating, canoeing, picnicking, swimming, camping and sightseeing. The lake is also a gateway for boat, kayaks and canoes looking to access  the many bays, coves, islands and waterways connecting to the Clayoquot Arm Provincial Park.

The larger day use picnic site is located on the south east side of the lake. It includes a sandy beach area, picnic tables, swimming area with a floating dock, pit toilets, a boat launch and day use campsites. Parking is limited and many park on the side of Hwy #4 when over crowded.

The smaller day use site has one picnic table, a parking lot with plenty of parking, pit toilets and a boat launch. Although the marine views are captivating from the rock outcroppings at this day site, it is still mainly used as a boat launch. The smaller day use area is located on the southern tip of the lake.

There are some wilderness camping opportunities on Kennedy Lake for kayakers at designated recreation camping sites. There is also a recreational campsite on the southern tip of Clayoquot Arm. The campground includes a pit toilet only. There are no services at this campground.


Kennedy Lake
Tofino, Ucluelet

How To Get ToKennedy Lake

Travel towards the community of Tofino on the west coast of Vancouver Island, BC. Prior to the Ucluelet - Tofino junction (left to Ucluelet - right to Tofino) there is a large lake on your right. The day use areas are well marked by road signs along Hwy #4.
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