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Premier Lake Provincial Park

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Beautiful swimming

Great campsite with beautiful clear water to swim in. We had a very restful night there; worth the... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Elizabeth P
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Launceston, Australia
Well appointed day use area

We were camping down at Wasa Lake but had heard good things about this lake. The scenery was... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
mrcanoehead224
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Calgary, Canada
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Wasa Sheep Creek Road, Skookumchuck, British Columbia V0B 2E0, Canada
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Great campsite with beautiful clear water to swim in. We had a very restful night there; worth the drive.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We were camping down at Wasa Lake but had heard good things about this lake. The scenery was gorgeous, picnic tables were plentiful and the dock was set up well to give a family play area separate from the boat launch and the rest of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mrcanoehead224
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Park may be attractive in a beautiful setting, but it is too long a drive to get there (10 miles on mostly gravel road). Thought the campsites were a little tight to get into, especially for a longer rig. No complaints, jut not one we'd...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank HavasuBabe
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Unfortunately the forest fires brought in too much smoke so we were only able to see a short distance. The trails around the lake are well maintained & we enjoyed the walk. The campsites look amazing - we only went for a couple of hours...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful lake, friendly Park Attedants, and nice sites. You are in bear country so remember to put your food and cooking items away.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 6, 2017

This was our first time to the lake and what a hidden gem. The road in is a bit sketchy when it turns to gravel but it's not that far. The campground sites are a little closer together in spots but not that bad. The...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Farenheit451
Reviewed June 22, 2017

On the way from Fairmont to Cranbrook. Follow the posted signs from the highway. It is a bit of a drive in, but well worth it. The large lake looked almost emerald green from above. Lovely areas to have a picnic but bring insect repellent....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Liz730053
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Although it's only about 15 km's from the highway, this wonderful Park has the true feel of remote mountain camping. The lake is pristine - the Province uses it as a fish trap for harvesting eggs for their restocking program. For the boaters, there's a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank BenLar137
Reviewed April 5, 2017

What an amazing place! It's easy to find with a good amount of parking spots (not sure what it would be like during the summer). It's a great place to visit in all seasons and weather condition. We went while the lake was still mostly...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Siobhan F
Reviewed September 20, 2016

Every summer a friend and I swim in premier and while chilly its one of the best lakes around the area. Beautiful views while taking a refreshing swim!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Dana G
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Response from Siobhan F | Reviewed this property |
There isn't ANY beach unfortutely, but theres a boardwalk with ladders for swimming access and a ramp for boating/kayak etc access. some great hikes around there too. There are picnic benches too.
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