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Purden Lake Provincial Park

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We went just for a drive one day and found Pruden Lake to be a very clean and organized camp ground... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2019
Yolanda g
Prince George, Canada
Summer fun on the lake

We often go here for kayaking. It’s a large lake wth opportunity to head to shore to explore. The... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2019
Prince George, Canada
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Reviewed April 18, 2019

We went just for a drive one day and found Pruden Lake to be a very clean and organized camp ground with a clean beach. We did camp there for 5 nights and it was great. Will go back for sure

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Yolanda g
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

We often go here for kayaking. It’s a large lake wth opportunity to head to shore to explore. The Lakers clean & hays May bays to explore. The lake has a great trail system also that leads from the recreation area. Walking through the trees...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

So we took a bunch of kids here for a family picnic We all got the worst swimmers itch ever that lake is so dirty and gross Its like a giant septic pool.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

I enjoy swimming at this beach and like the dog beach. Be aware that there is no cell service at this lake.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ZNorth
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We been there several times. The lake is about 4, 5 km off the Hwy. Parking is good, You find boat launching, tables, bathroom and very nice beach. Very busy during the season, because the place is very popular.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank TedB36912
Reviewed July 5, 2018

I have been there twice in the past month to try our my new boat. The boat launch is a bit tight for larger boats in terms of the turn around at the ramp. There are docks, which are important when you are trying to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank orangecrush58
Reviewed December 13, 2017

This is a great campground for families, campsites are well laid out and are relatively private, by provincial standards. Bathroom facilities are generally quite distant and perhaps more are needed for volume of sites.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank cherrycherry201157
Reviewed October 23, 2017

This is a well used lake and very popular spot. The beach can get quite busy, about an hour from town but no swimmers itch! I personally am not a big fan as I prefer the less populated spots. However when gathering with a group...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ythebert
Reviewed September 30, 2017

This July and August, friends and I walked The Point Trail. Drive to the end of the public parking lot. Park and walk 15 meters towards the beach past 2 brown outhouses. (There are flush toilets and a water tap back beside Campsite #1). Ten...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

On our way to Prince George we stopped at Purden Lake. It was a hot day and after a long ride a very welcome stop. Families were swimming, BBQing, playing games. It was clean, friendly.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Jackie S
August 5, 2018|
Response from TedB36912 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know there is no drinkable water. We always have some in the cooler where ever we go.
July 31, 2017|
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Response from Garnet M | Reviewed this property |
Not at the provincial campground. Thats where i was. There is a resort on the main highway and they may have that kind of thing. sorry to be little help. cheers
Martina B
July 24, 2016|
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Response from Dave K | Reviewed this property |
Campsites have both. I have always found the campsites well maintained. Park has two beaches one is dog friendly