890 hectare park conserves a rather significant and unique area of the
Okanagan. The area is made up of rolling
slopes and forested
ridges of Douglas fir, ponderosa pine, black cottonwood and lodgepole
pine making it a nature lovers paradise.
grasslands of summer, the rich tones of the leaves turning in the fall
or the brilliant splashes of wildflower
colour in the spring set off by the stunning blues and greens of Kalamalka
Lake make this park a favorite amongst all who visit.
is known as a "marl lake", a process which begins when the lake warms
and calcium carbonate or limestone forms crystals that reflect the sunlight
creating its distinct blue-green colour. During temperature changes
the lake often displays ribbons of deep blue.
wetlands and ponds within the park are home to a vast array of animal
life including the western rattlesnake, pacific rubber boa, western
painted turtle, weasels, the bobcat and red fox. Bird
life is also abundant within the park.
park is located on College Way off of Highway #97, 10 km south of
FACILITIES & ACTIVITIES
facilities - Juniper Bay is the perfect place for a day at the
beach. A play area, picnic tables, water taps, toilets and an information
display are provided.
- Boat launch facilities are located on the west side of Kalamalka
Lake at Kekuli Bay Provincial Park. Waterskiing is a popular activity
on the lake.
and Trails - There are over 10 km of trails which provide access
to the parks interesting features, viewpoints and beaches. Mountain
bikes and horses are allowed on designated trails.
Information & Services
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