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Vaseux Lake Provincial Park

Highway 97, Oliver, British Columbia V0H 1R0, Canada
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Picturesque lake!

Surrounded by sage and pine covered hills and mountains, this lake is non motorized due to the fact... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Margaret A
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Nice place to visit!

Really nice view and nice trails. Don't just drive by on the highway, my friends, stop and check it... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2018
VanDelay_12
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Oliver, BC, Canada
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Facilities: 12 campsites, pit toilets, water hand pump, nature boardwalk. Location: 25 km south of Penticton on Highway 97. Vaseux Lake Provincial Park is a popular roadside campground that provides excellent fishing opportunities for bass, trout and carp. This park boasts beautiful lakeside sites. It is conveniently located on Highway 97 between OK Falls and Oliver. It is minutes away from amenities and popular tourist spots. Viewing platforms at Vaseux Wildlife Centre offer excellent nature sighting opportunities for birds, aquatic life, mountain goats and big horn sheep. Park users at Vaseux Wildlife Centre should use caution as poison ivy is common in the area. Open from the first weekend in April through Thanksgiving Weekend.
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Highway 97, Oliver, British Columbia V0H 1R0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surrounded by sage and pine covered hills and mountains, this lake is non motorized due to the fact that it is a bird sanctuary. The waterfowl life is wonderful to observe and you will see everything from American Coots, swans, mallards, canvas backs, etc.. We...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

Really nice view and nice trails. Don't just drive by on the highway, my friends, stop and check it out. You will be glad you did!

Thank VanDelay_12
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Vaseux Lake is the home to many species of water fowl, plants and trees. We walked along the designated pathway that eventually turned into a boardwalk that rose above the marshy parts of the trail. We saw geese, ducks and swans swimming as we walked...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2017

A very small park with short walk to an observation tower in amongst the reads. We saw plenty of birds and even an otter in the water. Only downside is that it is very close to the highway.

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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

While enjoying a road trip in the south Okanagan, British Columbia, we decided to visit this park for a break. If you're ever in the area and have a bit of time to kill, it is well worth your effort's. If you hit it at...More

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Reviewed March 2, 2017

Vaseux lake provicial park is located between Hwy 97 and Vaseox Lk. It is small but quaint. Vaseux Lk. is a reserve and great for bird watching and canoeing, no power boats. also good fishing.

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Reviewed November 9, 2016

Been coming here for many years. Very convenient. A little toad noisy ax it sits just off he highway between it and the lake, but lots of shrubbery helps to alleviate that and make you feel like you're in the mountains. All the amenities of...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2016

First of all, the site is very clean. You are right on the highway, but later in the evening the noise does settle down from traffic. The lake itself is nice and the view of the lake is great. However, if you have little ones...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Great place to stop for lunch and Go for a small walk and to see wildlife . Wear some closed shoes because there is poison ivy in the area . You can even canoe and kayak on the lake .

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Reviewed September 13, 2016

We camped at Vaseaux Lkae for 3 nights, the site is rignt by the highway, but, the noise did not worry us, you are only 10 minutes from the town of Oliver and 5 minutes from the delightful small 'town'of Okanagan Falls, wortn a visit...More

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Lynda B
July 9, 2017|
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Yes, dogs are welcome on leash.
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mickeycampos
April 9, 2017|
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Response from Quality_Recreation | Property representative |
Vaseux Lake is open from late March until October 31st. It is now open.
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adventuregirl15
February 21, 2015|
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Response from Joanne5502 | Reviewed this property |
hi. We just went along the boardwalk and I believe the resort itself is at the other end of the lake and sorry we didn't check that part out. It does say "Vaseux Lakefront Resort is a four unit townhouse resort located at... More
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