Otter Lake Provincial Park

 

Otter Lake Provincial Park, located 33 km northwest of Princeton, offers a tranquil and relaxing camping experience on the shore of the beautiful Otter Lake. This location is greatly appreciated by anglers, who come here to fish for rainbow and lake trout. Swimming, canoeing, and kayaking can also be enjoyed on the calm reflective waters of Otter Lake. The Kettle Valley Railway trail found on the opposite shore of the lake offers excellent hiking and cycling opportunities. The nearby communities of Tulameen and Coalmont have a rich mining history.

Facilities

Vehicle Accessible Camping - - - - Picnic Areas Campfires Flush Toilets Pit Toilets - Drinking Water - - - Boat Launch Wheel Chair Accessibility - Managed Site / Facility Operator

Activities

Fishing Hiking Swimming - - Canoeing / Kayaking Waterskiing - Bicycling - - - - - - - Winter Recreation - - -

Rating

Campsite privacy
Fun for kids
Lots of shade
Peacefulness/Quietness
Activities

Number of campsites: 45, reservable: 32, nearest town: Tulameen (5 km), Princeton (33 km)

Additional Information

Location

The park is located 33 km northwest of Princeton off Hwy 5A toward Coalmont and Tulameen and the route is well marked with signs. There is also access from Hwy 97C, Coquihalla Connector Hwy.- turn at Aspen Grove, which is Hwy 5A, and follow signs. A 34 km gravel road leaves Hwy 5A just past the Kentucky-Alleyne turnoff. It leads through sections of the Nicola Ranch to approach Otter Lake from the north. The roads, both from Tulameen and the gravel road from the north, are narrow and winding with limited visibility. Use caution and yield to logging trucks.

Contact Information

Gibson Pass Resort Inc.
E-mail address: camping@manningpark.com
Phone: 604-795-6161
Please go to www.discovercamping.ca to reserve a campsite.

Camping Information

Fees

Vehicle Accessible Camping Fee: $15.00 per party / night.BC Senior Rate (Labour Day to June 14 only): $7.50 per senior couple/night.   

Operation Dates

Campground opening and closing dates: May 9 - October 12. Campground dates with full fees and services: May 9 - October 12.

Campground reservable dates: June 5 – September 6.

User Reviews

Campsite privacy
Fun for kids
Lots of shade
Peacefulness/Quietness
Activities

Out-of-the-way but popular

Submitted by Guest on September 19, 2011

I was surprised to find out that this area is actually a recreation hot spot given that it's about 30 km away from Princeton and is reached by a narrow and winding (but paved) mountain road. When we got here on a Saturday afternoon, the park was full. I guess it's to be expected since there is a ton of stuff to do here. The park is adjacent to Trans Canada Trail which is popular for ATVing, hiking, and biking. Boating, jet skiing, and swimming is enjoyed on the lake. I thought the water was too cold to go in, but some people did swim. There is also a cozy sandy beach at the park. Another beach is found at the picnic area at the opposite end of the lake. The campsites are all well shaded and fairly secluded. A general store in nearby Tulameen sells supplies.

 

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Dog Beach Otter Lake Provincial Park

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Sep 19, 2011

A typical campsite

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Sep 19, 2011

The beach at Otter Lake Provincial Park

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Sep 19, 2011

 

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