Wasa Lake Provincial Park
Known as the warmest lake in the Kootenays, this lake is considered one of the best recreational lakes.
Wasa Lake Provincial Park boasts two beautiful sandy beaches with picnic facilities, playing areas for the kids, and a reservable Provincial Park Campground - (no hookups though).
The park also has an 8 km wheelchair and bike accessible trail, plus a 2.7 km self-guided interpretation trail.
Around the town of Wasa Lake there are places to enjoy a meal or a refreshing beverage. Cranbrook is about a 25-minute drive away.
A family vacation destination since the 1950s, Wasa Lake village advertises the warmest swimming lake in the Kootenays. Wasa Lake Park offers camping, swimming, hiking, cycling, boating and nature viewing opportunities. There is an 8 km wheelchair and bike accessible trail around the lakeshore and a 2.7 km self-guided interpretation trail.
World class attractions such as Fort Steele Heritage town, guest ranches, ski hills and golf courses are nearby. In addition to being a popular recreation spot, the park protects a representative grassland ecosystem. It includes a portion of North America’s most northern ponderosa pine forest set amid blue bunch wheatgrass meadows that provide habitat for a wide diversity of animals and plants.
Established Date: October 4, 1955
Park Size: 154 hectares
BC Parks is committed to reconciliation with Indigenous peoples
We honour their connection to the land and respect the importance of their diverse teachings, traditions and practices within these territories. This park webpage may not adequately represent the full history of this park and the relationship of Indigenous peoples to this land. As such, BC Parks is working in partnership to update information found on our websites to better reflect the history, cultures and connection of Indigenous peoples to the land and to work together to protect these special places.
→ This Campground has accessibility in mind and offers an overview of all park features online. View them here.
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