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Nice picnic

Quiet and peaceful area. Nice picnic spot. Clean and well maintained. There were benches to sit... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2018
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Great spot for picnic or walk

Though the weather influences the water level, Vancouver lake is a beautiful spot for a picnic or a... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
kendra m
Vancouver, Washington
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6801 NW Lower River Rd, Vancouver, WA 98660-1008
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All reviews picnic tables nice lake big shade trees last summer great place to have bicycle trail kayak barbecue shoreline restrooms birds play
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

Great park, with lot's of fun things to do. My favorite is riding my bike from Vancouver lake to Frenchmen Bar Park on the Columbia River, and back. Swim, bike, swim, bike, and swim again. 🚴‍♂️🏊‍♂️

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tracy B
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

You can park at Vancouver Lake Park and take the bike trail from their past Frenchman's Bar along the Columbia River. Awesome Wildlife viewing with excellent blackberry-picking as well...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Randy S
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

The rented areas are clean with a big BBQ and covered eating area. Lots of room for games, kids, dogs and most else. Enjoyed it immensely.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank H9571PCbrendaw
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

I went here all last summer very nice Lake sandy beaches just like the beach numerous big shade trees picnic tables barbecue grills or you can bring your own water fountains pretty nice public restroom. My neighbors and I used to go here take our...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank drumright76
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Quiet and peaceful area. Nice picnic spot. Clean and well maintained. There were benches to sit . Arrangement for barbecue present. Quite a scenic view. Really enjoyed the picnic

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank gaurav1430
Reviewed May 8, 2018

It's not expensive to get in. You basically pay for parking. However, coming from Hawaii where every park is free to get in, I expected more as we walked it. Maybe it's not a great comparison since I am from Hawaii but the beach area...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank ejyiu
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Though the weather influences the water level, Vancouver lake is a beautiful spot for a picnic or a walk. Parking here you can walk the park and the trail down to Frenchman's Bar which runs along the Columbia River. During the fall the trees are...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank kendra m
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Nice lake for paddling kayaks, etc. Park has restrplaces for picnics, sand beach area. Bicycle trail and/or walking trail

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 273rita
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

We love this place. By looking at my photo a great place to have a family photo shoot. I won't tell you where exactly where it's at you will have to discover this yourself. If you find it you find a great place to to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Pete M
Reviewed September 7, 2017

My wife and I go here to float in out tubes and watch boat racing. Cheap parking, safe environment and inviting.

Date of experience: August 2017
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July 19, 2018|
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August 3, 2017|
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Response from Alphonse_of_Olde | Reviewed this property |
I've seen kayaks, sailboards and various other selfpropeled boats, including those from a very distinquished Rowing Club who claims vancouver Lake as there home venue, but no motorized boats are allowed and I haven't noticed... More
June 27, 2016|
Response from DickW343 | Reviewed this property |
No. Unfortunately no kayaks.