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Barnes Lake

Barnes Lake (Ashcroft)

FishingBoat LaunchVehicle Accessible Camping

  • Rec Site #:REC1701
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:5
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:Boat Launch
  • Site Description:Effective May 15, 2013 - ALL DOGS MUST BE ON A LEASH AT ALL TIMES (for all Kamloops Recreation Sites). Close to Ashcroft, Barnes Lake is a popular fishing lake for rainbow trout. Fly fishing and trolling are the preferred methods. The lake water level can fluctuate, causing the north end campsite and boat launch areas to flood during periods of high water. Currently the site is 'user maintained' with no fee collection. We are actively looking for a Site Operator for this site, please contact Recreation Sites and Trails www.sitesandtrailsbc.ca/contact-us Please use the site responsibly. As per the Recreation Regulations, camping is limited to a maximum of 14 consecutive days per visit

  • Driving Directions: From Ashcroft, travel along Hwy 97C towards Logan Lake. The highway switchbacks and climbs steeply as you leave Ashcroft. Approximately 8.7 km from the bridge in Ashcroft, turn north (left) onto Barnes Lake Road. Travel for approximately 2 km to arrive at the lake. The main camping area is situated at the north end of the lake. Just prior to arriving you will pass Willard Lake.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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