AROUND WEST LAKE
West Lake is a beautiful Provincial day park where visitors can enjoy fishing, boating, swimming, and hiking. A boaters beach complete with picnic tables, toilets and fire pits has been developed for boaters and water skiers. A swimming area is sectioned off. There is a volleyball net and horseshoe pit in the main area. A group picnic site (capacity 100) with toilets and a picnic shelter with wood stove, horseshoe pits, fire circle and play field is available.
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West Lake Provincial park has all the ingredients for an ideal family outing. Sunbathers will find a perfect spot to spread a blanket on the expansive sandy beach or under the shady cottonwood trees. Nearby change houses and picnic tables make it easy to spend an entire day enjoying this beautiful setting. Parents can relax in the picnic area while watching the children at the water’s edge nearby. For energetic visitors looking for a little light-hearted competition, a play field, volleyball net and horseshoe pitches are provided.
For groups, two picnic areas are available. A wood stove, horseshoe pitches, and a playfield make summer fun available for groups of up to 100. One of the shelters is enclosed for optimum use in winter and on cool days and is available on a first come first served basis.
There is a double concrete boat launch, complete with parking lots. The boat launch area is closed daily from dusk to 8:00 a.m. during the summer months.
There are over 15 km of beautiful hiking trails around West Lake Provincial Park.
Lots of opportunity for canoeing or kayaking.
There are over 15 km of beautiful trails around West Lake Provincial Park.
Waterskiing ia a popular activity in the park.
This park offers superb habitat for moose, deer, beaver, black bear, and a wide variety of bird life.