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Stevens Creek (Nakusp)

Beach ActivitiesSwimmingCanoeingBoating
FishingBoat LaunchCamping

  • Rec Site #:REC2198
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:$12.00 Camping
  • Fee Applies:May 1, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017
    All Days
  • Campsites:13
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:Boat Launch
    Tables
    Toilets
  • Site Operator:URIE ZAMONSKY
  • Site Description: Whatshan Lake is a boating and popular fishing lake with more to offer than just big fish. In summer the lake warms up to very pleasant swimming temperature. Stevens Creek is very scenic. Whatshan Peak is directly across the lake and the Pinnacles loom in the distance. Large white pine trees shade level campsites. Some of the sites are clustered together, making them perfect for group camping. There is a day use area for picnicking and enjoying the pea gravel and sand beach. SITE FEES IN EFFECT SUMMER 2014 Due to ongoing site abuse, a site host will be hired to manage the Stevens Creek /Richy Recreation sites. These fees will be collected under partnership agreement on behalf of the Ministry of Forests Land and Natural Resource Operations and will be used to mitigate site abuse and offset the cost of providing this service. Fees will be collected from May to October Annually at a rate of $12.00/night ($6.00/night for seniors).

  • Driving Directions: Access from the Needles Ferry: Zero your odometer at the Needles ferry landing on the Edgewood side. At 3.2 KM turn right off the highway on to Whatshan Lake Road. At 4.7 KM turn right on to Whatshan Forest Service Road. At 5.6 KM find a junction, stay on the main line. At 18.5 Proceed Left and stay on the Whatshan FSR. At 26.8 KM proceed left at the junction staying on the Whatshan FSR. At 27 KM pass the Richy Recreation Site on the left. At 28.8 Find Stevens Creek Recreation Site on the left. Directions from Arrow Park Ferry: When leaving the ferry stay left onto: Stevens Road to Needles. At 8.9 Km take the left fork sign: To Needles/ Old Arrow Park . At 11.5 Km take the right fork sign: Whatshan Lake Richy/ Stevens. AT 23.2 Km Stay right onto Branch 1 Stevens. At 24.7 Km hairpin left onto Whatshan Rd. going South. At 26.1 Km Stevens Campground on Right. At 28.3 Km Richy Campground on Right.

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