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Whitetail Lake
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Whitetail Lake

Whitetail Lake (Canal Flats)

FishingBoatingBoat LaunchCamping

  • Rec Site #:REC2182
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:$15.00 Camping
  • Fee Applies:May 1, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021
    All Days
  • Campsites:30
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:Boat Launch
  • Site Operator:BARBARA PHAIR
  • Site Description: A beautiful campsite along a turquoise-blue lake. Popular for fishing in the spring and fall and kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding in the summer. Most campsites offer shade and easy lake access. The first group of sites is accessible by trailers. A boat launch and day-use parking area are also provided. The second group of sites further south has only a very small trailer turn-around area.

    Water-skiing is prohibited.

    Whitetail Lake Recreation Site is busy during the months of May and June for trophy fishing. The fishing here is generally productive. The lake is managed for trophy fishing by the Ministry of Environment and is stocked annually with Gerrard trout and medium sized Brook Trout. Restrictions on quota and size apply. See Regulations for details.

    Note: Day-use area is at lake's edge at north site.

  • Driving Directions:Accessible by 2wd vehicle down 28km of dirt road. Active logging road, CB radio recommended. Access is 4.5km north Canal Flats and 44km south of Invermere.

    From HWY 93/95 turn West onto Findlay Creek FSR (Radio controlled road use RR-1). Take the right hand fork just after the 15km marker onto Findlay-Whitetail FSR. Continue for 12.5 km, keeping right, turn right at 27.5 to Whitetail Lake Recreation Site.

    Road can be rough at times.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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