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Pillar Lake

Pillar Lake (Falkland)

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  • Rec Site #:REC1602
  • Type:User Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:0
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:Boat Launch
  • Site Description: This is a small day use only site with a treed lakeshore; good fishing opportunities, easy access, and a large stone pillar within easy walking distance. Pillar Lake is named after a natural pillar that is about 90 feet tall (28 metres).On the top of the pillar balances a boulder that has been estimated to be about 8 tons. Camping overnight is not permitted at Pillar Lake Recreation Site.

    The boat launch has sustained damage due to vehicle access. Please only hand launch boats until improvements can be made and do not back trailers into high water area.

  • Driving Directions: From the city of Kamloops travel east for 27 km. (17 mi.) on Hwy. #1 (Trans Canada Hwy.). Turn south (right) onto Hwy. #97 at the Monte Creek junction. Travel for 45 km. (28 mi.) to the community of Falkland. Turn north (left) and follow this good 2wd road to Joyce and Pillar lakes, found on your left side. Pillar can also be found by travelling north on Hwy. #97 from the city of Vernon. Pillar Lake is 11.9 km from the town of Falkland. A link to useful directions and highways in BC http://www.milebymile.com/main/Canada/British_Columbia/Canada_British_Columbia_road_map_travel_guides.html

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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