Champion Lakes Provincial Park

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3rd Champion Lake and beach from lookout trail

Champion Lakes Provincial Park is a provincial park in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada, located northeast of the city of Trail in the province's West Kootenay region.

The park was established by Order-in-Council in 1955. Its boundaries were adjusted in 2000 to approximately 1,245 hectares and again in 2004 to approximately 1,452 hectares.[1]

Location[edit]

It is located 8 km (5.0 mi) east of Fruitvale via Highway 3B, then 10 km (6.2 mi) north on a paved side road.

Facilities[edit]

Camping, swimming and hiking trails are available in summer. In winter, there is an extensive network of Nordic ski trails, groomed and tracked by volunteers from the Beaver Valley Cross-Country Ski Club.[2]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 49°11′05″N 117°37′25″W / 49.18472°N 117.62361°W / 49.18472; -117.62361