Mara Provincial Park

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Mara Provincial Park
Sunlight filters through autumn forest at mara provincial park.JPG
Sunlight filters through autumn forest at Mara Provincial Park
Map showing the location of Mara Provincial Park
Map showing the location of Mara Provincial Park
Location within British Columbia
LocationCanada
Coordinates50°43′23″N 119°02′04″W / 50.72306°N 119.03444°W / 50.72306; -119.03444Coordinates: 50°43′23″N 119°02′04″W / 50.72306°N 119.03444°W / 50.72306; -119.03444
Area5 ha (12 acres)
Established1958
OperatorBC Parks

Mara Provincial Park is a day-use provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located on Mara Lake south of Sicamous.[1] The park is open with services from May 1 to September 27. The gate is locked open during the off season.[2]

Mara Provincial Park is dedicated to intensive recreation, providing opportunities for public recreation access and use of Mara Lake, with emphasis on swimming, picnicking and boat launching. Mara Provincial Park provides good sandy beaches and the only major public access and boat launch on Mara Lake.

There is fish-spawning at the mouths of two creeks. One kekuli pit can be found in the park, but this feature is only considered as locally significant.[3]

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  1. ^ "Mara Park". BC Geographical Names.
  2. ^ "Mara Provincial Park". British Columbia, Ministry of Environment. Retrieved 16 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Mara Provincial Park, Purpose Statement and Zoning Plan" (PDF). British Columbia, Ministry of Environment. February 2003. Retrieved 26 October 2015.