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Richy (Nakusp)

Boat LaunchBeach ActivitiesSwimmingWater Skiing

  • Rec Site #:REC5555
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:5
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:Boat Launch
  • Site Description: This shady site, near the north end of Whatshan Lake, is a good family site with opportunities for boating and fishing. The boat launch provides good access to the lake. Later in the season, the water of Whatshan Lake warms and is very pleasant swimming. There is a pea gravel and sand beach.

  • 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 Find the Richy 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.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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