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Some nice se­cluded beach­ing ar­eas but beach with care.

Peb­ble day-beaches.

A nice se­cluded bay with sandy beaches - pro­vides shel­ter from south winds. Beach with care.

Pri­vate beaches and docks lo­cated on both sides of the point. There is very shal­low wa­ter for 150 me­tres off­shore up to the S.Y.C. orange marker.

The public boat launch is hard to see but there is a beach­ing area in the north cor­ner of the bay which pro­vides shel­ter from north winds.

Pri­vate beaches and docks for 400 m south and north - no beach­ing.

Peach Or­chard Park - A play­ground, sandy beach, wash­rooms, pic­nic ta­bles, marked swim­ming ar­eas and a ce­ment boat launch.

The C.P.R. wharf was the hub of the first com­mu­nity in the area. There were no roads along the lake so the Cana­dian Pa­cific Steam­boats car­ried the first pioneers who were to set foot in Sum­mer­land. Ro­tary Beach has pic­nic ta­bles, sandy beaches, and wash­rooms.

Sum­mer­land Trout Hatchery – The hatchery breeds rain­bow trout and east­ern char to stock 300 lakes with over two mil­lion fish each year. They have videos on fish habi­tat, fly ty­ing and an­gling for any­one in­ter­ested in lur­ing the big one! Come with the fam­ily and friends to

Sum­mer­land Yacht Club (250) 494–8312. Three vis­i­tor moor­ing slips, gas, a pumpout, bar, kitchen. Pro­vides great ac­com­mo­da­tions for all boaters. The wa­ter depth is ap­prox­i­mately two me­tres with large a break­wa­ter and a light. The bay im­me­di­ately to the south pro­vides suf­fi­cient shel­ter from north winds.

Kin Park – A great beach and chil­dren’s play­ground is lo­cated here, but there is no beach­ing. The creek has a fish lad­der to aid spawn­ing fish.

Pri­vate beaches and docks. Be care­ful as the wa­ter is very shal­low in this area.

Man­i­tou Park – Beach with care for 400 m south. A beau­ti­ful bay with peb­ble beaches pro­vides shel­ter from north winds. Watch for the pil­ings in the bay and the marked swim­ming area.

Nara­mata Yacht Club (250) 469-5771 - Stall #25 is for vis­i­tors. There is a park and beach on the east side large break­wa­ter with a light. En­ter with care from the east end of the bay - shal­low wa­ter. The boat launch is $5 per launch or a yearly mem­ber­ship with var­i­ous priv­i­leges for $125.

Nara­mata Cen­tre Park – Sandy beaches, wa­ter slide, benches, and a large dock. Swim­ming ar­eas to the south and north. The Nara­mata II kid’s boat is in the park just across the street from Nara­mata Cen­tre Park. Pri­vate beaches and docks are lo­cated to the south. Cau­tion : very shal­low wa­ter.

Pri­vate beaches and docks south to Nara­mata Creek and north to the pil­ings. No beach­ing.

Old wharf with a small boat launch on the east side of the pil­ings.

Beau­ti­ful bay pro­vid­ing shel­ter from south winds. Avoid pri­vate beaches and docks. There is a small beach on the east side.

Beau­ti­ful Bay that of­fers shel­ter from south winds. Avoid pri­vate beaches and beach only in emer­gen­cies.

Rocky shores - no beach­ing for 800 m south or north.

Nice sandy beach in the bay with ex­ten­sive shel­ter from winds. There are beach­ing ar­eas to the north for 800 m.

Small cove with some beaches to the north of the pri­vate beaches - beach with care. Shel­ter from north winds in the cove.

Small rock out­crop close to shore - stay clear. A “Ca­ble” sign on shore may be used as a ref­er­ence point. Some nice beach­ing ar­eas are lo­cated in the area.

Some beach­ing ar­eas - beach with care north of the pri­vate beaches and docks.

Paradise Ranch – Ma­jor Wil­son used to own this land. This lo­ca­tion is where they filmed My Amer­i­can Cousin. There are old pil­ings and a pri­vate beach with small peb­ble beaches to the north.

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