Conkle Lake is open with services and fees but Road Access is currently poor and unsuitable for RVs and low clearance vehicles.
Facilities and Activities:
CAMPGROUND OPERATING DATES: May 18th 2017 – September 4th 2017 (subject to change without notice)
Conkle Lake: A Hidden Gem for Camping, Fishing and Swimming
DIRECTIONS TO PARK: The best access road is off of Highway 3 about 6km east of Bridesville. Follow Johnstone Creek Road for 25km to the park. It is a maintained gravel road and takes approximately 40 minutes from the highway turnoff. Other access points off of Highway 33 and from OK Falls are not well marked and are unmaintained forestry roads that are not suitable for vehicle traffic.
Conkle Lake is a secluded lake in the sub-alpine Kettle Valley area that offers rainbow trout fishing, canoeing, swimming and hiking. Come enjoy the sunshine, sandy beach and pristine views at this out-of-the-way gem! Firewood is available for sale. Open from May Long Weekend through Labour Day.
All fees are cash only.
There are 34 campsites at this park. It is 100% first come, first serve (no reservations possible for individual sites).
Pit toilets are available at this park.
There is a water hand pump. Boil water notice. It is recommended to bring drinking water.
There is a boat launch suitable for small boats. Conkle Lake has a 10hp maximum limit for boats.
Campfires are permitted in the campsite fire rings. Fires must be less than .5m high. Please do not leave fires unattended and watch for fire ban notices. Firewood bundles $7.
Conkle Lake is popular for swimming in the summer months. There are no lifeguards on duty.
This park has a large sandy beach area.
Hiking opportunities exist at the park. There is a lookout trail and viewing platforms at the waterfalls.
Canoeing opportunities exist on Conkle Lake.
Kayaking opportunities exist on Conkle Lake.
Conkle Lake is stocked and fishing is popular for both anglers and family fishing.
Wildlife viewing opportunities exist at this park.
Pets are welcome at this park but must be on a leash at all times. During the summer months it may be too hot to leave your animal behind at your site.