M KALAMALKA & WOOD LAKE
1. Private beaches and docks for 1.6 km north. The bay at the south end is very shallow - no beaching along here.
2. Public boat launch for small boats. Private docks south - very rocky shores.
3. Do not boat between the shore and the outcrop of rocks. The water is very shallow and you can be assured of damage to your hull or the leg. A private facility to the south. Just north is a picnic table with small beaching areas.
4. Large beach with swimming areas and beaching areas along the north end. Many boats beach here.
5. Twin Lake Channel Access – (Wood to Kalamalka Lake) During the fall and winter you’re going to have to paddle across. In the summer be careful and keep your leg raised or you may lose your prop.
6. Boat launch in the east corner of the bay. Shelter from north winds - beach with care to the south.
7. Picnic tables at the point. Nice area to go for a walk along the waterfront.
8. Shelter from south winds - picnic tables at the point.
9. Private beaches and docks. No beaching 1.6 km north or south.
10. Reiswig Regional Park – Picnic tables with some nice beaches - no fires or overnight camping. Good shelter from south winds although the water is very shallow.
11. Don’t try to enter the small bay area just to the west of the docks as the water is very shallow. Refer to #5 above for the channel.
12. Jade Bay Veterinary Clinic building – Picnic tables and benches. Shelter from south winds. Private beaches and docks north and south 1.6 km - no beaching.
13. Rattlesnake Point – Some sandy beaches around the point. Shelter from south winds to the north of the old pilings. Shores are very rocky for 800 m north - no beaching. There is shelter from north winds to the south.
14. Shores are very rocky with a few small beaching areas.
15. Kekuli Bay Provincial Park – Two boat ramps and shelter from south and north winds. Kalamalka Lake is one of many unique bodies of water known as Marl Lakes. When the lake warms in the summer, calcium carbonate & limestone form crystals that reflect the sunlight and create the vivid blue.
16. Rocky shores for 1.6 km north.
17. Large boulders on shore with small rocky beaching areas to the south. Beach with care shelter from north winds.
18. Small public boat launch. There is very little room to park your vehicle on the road.
19. Pumphouse Beach – No life guards on duty. Small beach is in front of the cement building with the crane on top. Shelter from north winds.
20. Kalamalka Beach Park and the Rotary Pier – The original pier was built and donated to the city of Vernon by the Vernon Rotary Club in August, 1934 for the intended use of the general public. It was rebuilt in June 1949. No diving off the pier and no bikes on pier. Change rooms, washrooms and large beach area are available. Watch for swimmers.
21. Kalavista Park – Public boat launch beside the beautiful Coldstream Creek. Private docks to the south and north.
22. Jade Bay – Shelter from south and north winds. Picnic tables and washrooms. Beach with care. Juniper Bay – Beaching at the point. Hiking trails around the point.
23. Rock walls with some small rocky beaching areas. Beach with care.
24. Kalamalka Lake Park – Nice large beach with picnic tables and washrooms. This park stretches over the mountain to the north with numerous hiking trails. Some hazards to look out for are poison ivy, rattlesnakes and wood ticks. Protect yourself against swimmer’s itch when in the water. Please do not pick up or disturb any metal objects found along the trails. The area was used for target practice during the Second World War and unexploded bombs buried on impact are still making their way to the surface.
25. Private beaches and docks. No beaching for 1.6 km east or west.
26. Rocky shores – no beaching for 1.6 km north or south.
27. Rock walls at the point with a small beaching area to the north. Shelter from north winds in the south bay.
28. Rock walls - no beaching for 1.6 km south. Shelter from south and north winds.
29. This nice bay will provide shelter from north and south winds. Beach with care in the bay. Some beaching areas at the point.
30. Kaloya Regional Park – Picnic tables, nice beaches, BBQ stalls, changing rooms and a nice area for weddings. The perfect place to bring the family for a picnic. Plenty of parking and enjoy a long walk in the park. Waters are very shallow at the point. Watch for swimmers on the south side.