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Kawkawa Lake - Hiking

Vancouver Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Kawkawa Lake ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Kawkawa Lake?

Kawkawa Lake is a serene and beautiful spot to spend a day or weekend. The lake is surrounded by forest and mountains, and it's perfect for swimming, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking. There's also a playground and a few small restaurants nearby. If you're looking for a peaceful escape from the city, Kawkawa Lake is definitely worth a visit!


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-121.3998857
49.3860008

What are the coordinates and address of Kawkawa Lake?

Kawkawa Lake
Kawkawa Lake, British Columbia V0X 1L1, Canada

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Starting Point

The Kawkawa Lake trails can be accessed from the parking lot at the end of Kawkawa Lake Road.

Why visit Kawkawa Lake

The Kawkawa Lake is a beautiful place to visit in British Columbia. The lake is surrounded by mountains, and it is a great place for fishing, swimming, and boating. The scenery is beautiful, and the lake is a great place to relax and enjoy nature.

Is Kawkawa Lake in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what the family is looking for in a vacation spot. Some potential pros of visiting Kawkawa Lake include its proximity to Vancouver, its scenic setting, and the range of activities available there (e.g. swimming, fishing, hiking, etc.). On the other hand, some potential cons could be the lake's relatively small size, which may not be ideal for those who want to swim or boat for long distances, and the lack of nearby amenities (e.g. restaurants, shops, etc.).

Things not to be missed

Near Kawkawa Lake in British Columbia, there are many great activities to enjoy. Some of the best include hiking and biking along the trails that surround the lake, fishing for trout and salmon, swimming, and canoeing and kayaking on the clear waters. There are also several picnic areas and campgrounds nearby where visitors can relax and take in the natural beauty of the area.

1. Kawkawa Lake Provincial Park - A beautiful park located on the shores of Kawkawa Lake, offering a variety of recreational activities including swimming, fishing, boating, and hiking.

2. Hope Mountain Trail - A challenging hike that offers stunning views of the surrounding area.

3. Hatzic Lake Provincial Park - A beautiful park with a variety of recreational activities, including swimming, fishing, and boating.

4. Fraser River - A popular spot for fishing and kayaking.

5. Mount Cheam - A challenging hike with stunning views of the surrounding area.

Where to eat?

1. The Kettle Valley Railway Trestle - This is a hidden gem located in Myra Canyon just east of Kelowna. It's an old railway trestle that has been turned into a pedestrian and cyclist bridge with amazing views of the valley below. There are a few restaurants located along the route, but it's worth bringing a picnic lunch to enjoy while taking in the incredible scenery.

2. The Kettle Valley Steam Railway - Another hidden gem located in Myra Canyon just east of Kelowna. This is a restored railway that offers scenic train rides through the canyon. There are a few restaurants located along the route, but it's worth bringing a picnic lunch to enjoy while taking in the incredible scenery.

3. The Okanagan Rail Trail - This is a beautiful cycling and hiking trail that runs for over 60 km from Kelowna to Penticton. There are a few restaurants located along the route, but it's worth bringing a picnic lunch to enjoy while taking in the incredible scenery.

4. Gellatly Nut Farm - This is a beautiful farm located on the shores of Kawkawa Lake. They offer self-guided tours of their nut orchards, as well as a variety of food options including a cafe, ice cream shop, and bakery.

5. The Old Spaghetti Factory - This is a unique restaurant chain that specializes in serving Italian-style pasta dishes. They have locations in both Kelowna and Penticton, and both offer stunning views of the Okanagan Valley.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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