From the city of Kamloops
travel west on the Trans Canada Hwy. (Hwy. #1) for 11.4 km. (7.1
mi.). Turn south onto the Coquihalla (Hwy. #5) and follow it to
Merritt, head south on Hwy. #5A. Drive for 17.5 km. (10.9 mi.) and
then turn right onto the Kane Valley Road. Drive 9 km. (5.6 mi.)
and turn left. From this point you will find many accesses to the
Two recreation sites at the north end of the lake offer campsites
with picnic tables, fire pits and outhouses.
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Report: A very popular family lake which provides a Rainbow
trout fishery that produces fish up to 2 lbs. throughout the season. Be sure to visit Fishbc.com
for angling information!
Situated in Kane Valley which runs northeast to the southwest on
the Thompson Plateau. A very scenic area, with clumps of Ponderosa
pine with some Lodgepole
pine scattered in large grassy meadows, are found in the northwest.
To the southeast you will see much denser patches of Douglas
spruce and occasional Ponderosa
The southwest end has a gentle underwater gradient with a silt bottom
as do the bays on the southern shore, the small cove in the middle
of the northwest shore, and the northeastern end. In the main part
of the lake, the northwestern shore and the southeastern shore have
a moderate gradient to the middle of the lake. Above the waterline,
the gradient of the northwestern and southeastern shoreline is low
to moderate, while the gradient of the ends of the lake is very
low. There are some small patches of gravel beach along the northwestern
shore but the lake margin is mainly eroded till and and is vegetated
to the waterline.
Little Harmon, Englishman, Upper and Lower Kane Lakes, all small
scenic lakes, are found just minutes from Harmon Lake. BCFS campsites
can be found in this area, making Kane Valley an excellent family
camping adventure. Fishing is good with Rainbows up to 2 lbs.
Always check your current BC Fishing regulations before you start
fishing a new lake.