With more than 100 lakes in the Kamloops area, this place is a paddlers and boater’s dream. From boating on the always warm and scenic Shuswap or Adams lakes, to a different yet equally thrilling experience on the South Thompson River, there’s a boat launch for everyone.
With lakes and launches for big boats and small boats, there are more waters to explore here than you might have time for! Bring a boat or rent one while you’re here, just make sure to explore the uncrowded lakes shrouded in lush green mountains and warm summer days.
Home to the largest canoe-only lake in North America lakes here are dotted with perfect sand beaches and surrounded by ancient cedar and hemlock trees. Wells Gray is a freshwater oasis made from volcanic formations creating a swimming and paddling paradise.
Every day in the Cariboo can start with jumping off the dock in the morning on one lake and sunset paddleboarding on another. With countless lakes to choose from, the Cariboo and Fishing Highway 24 corridor is the perfect paddling and swimming happy place.