M KALA­MALKA & WOOD LAKE

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Pri­vate beaches and docks for 1.6 km north. The bay at the south end is very shal­low - no beach­ing along here.

Pub­lic boat launch for small boats. Pri­vate docks south - very rocky shores.

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 boat or the leg. A pri­vate fa­cil­ity to the south. Just north is a pic­nic ta­ble with small beach­ing ar­eas.

Large beach with swim­ming ar­eas and beach­ing ar­eas along the north end. Many boats beach here.

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.

Boat launch in the east cor­ner of the bay. Shel­ter from north winds - beach with care to the south.

Pic­nic ta­bles at the point. Nice area to go for a walk along the water­front.

Shel­ter from south winds - pic­nic ta­bles at the point.

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.

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