British Columbia is known for its spectacular parks. Kootenay Lake has it’s share.

Provincial Parks There are four provincial parks to explore while enjoying Kootenay Lake. *Midge Creek and Drewry Point are boat access only.

  • Pilot Bay Provincial Marine Park & Lighthouse

  • Mackie Park is a nice community park, located in Boswell at Lewis Bay.
  • Lockhart Creek Provincial Park

  • Midge Creek Provincial Park

  • Drewry Point Provincial Park 

Regional Parks – The East Shore now hosts two Regional Parks.

  • Riondel Regional Park – Riondel Regional Park is managed by the Riondel Commission of Management and is located in the unincorporated community of Riondel. The site, owned by the Regional District, presently accommodates several recreation facilities including a softball and soccer field. The park is designated as a multiple purpose regional park. Located in “downtown” Riondel
  • Crawford Creek Regional Park – A recent public acquisition by the Regional District of Central Kootenay is a monument to community dedication and commitment. This 70 hectare park features two beaches, grasslands, trails, birding opportunities and a significant wetland along with access to public provincial crown land. 

Community Parks


See our Camping page for more information of these and other sites.