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Visitor Information

Adams Lake is a large lake, and subject to gusts of strong wind. Note that there are few pullouts available during the high water of May and June.  Bring your own drinking water, as potable water is not available in the park.

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Adams Lake Marine Provincial Park - Poplar Point Site

About This Park

A boat-access only beach area with forested upland. No facilities are provided at this site. Poplar Point offers an opportunity for lakeshore camping and day-use in a wilderness marine setting. Adams Lake is noted for fishing and boating. The park protects a portion of Adams Lake beach and an upland forest of Douglas-fir, western redcedar and cottonwoods.

See also Adams Lake Marine Park - Spillman Beach.

Park Size: 32 hectares

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Location and Maps

On the east side of Adams Lake, where Bugcamp Creek enters the lake - boat access only. The closest communities, towns and cities are Scotch Creek, Sorrento, Salmon Arm and Kamloops.

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Nature and Culture

  • History - Established April 30, 1996.
  • Conservation - The park protects a portion of Adams Lake beach and an upland forest of Douglas-fir, western redcedar and cottonwoods.
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Activities Available at this Park

Canoeing

Canoeing

There are kayak and canoe camping opportunities on Adams Lake. There are many camping opportunities that are marine access only.
Fishing

Fishing

Fishing is popular at Adams Lake for kokanee and rainbow trout. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
Pets on Leash

Pets on Leash

Pets/domestic animals must be on a leash at all times and are not allowed in beach areas or park buildings. You are responsible for their behaviour and must dispose of their excrement. Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.
Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

There are SCUBA diving opportunities in Adams Lake.
Swimming

Swimming

There are swimming opportunities at this park. There is no roped off swimming area at this park. There are no lifeguards on duty at provincial parks.
Waterskiing

Waterskiing

Adams Lake has waterskiing opportunities. Adams Lake is a very large lake and it's water conditions can change quickly. Be aware of the weather and water conditions before waterskiing. There are no motor size restrictions on Adams Lake.
Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife Viewing

There are no viewing platforms but there are wildlife viewing opportunities.
Windsurfing

Windsurfing

Adams Lake can get strong winds - great for windsurfing.
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Facilities Available at this Park

Walk-In/Wilderness Camping

Walk-In/Wilderness Camping

Wilderness, backcountry or walk-in camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided. There are many camping opportunities that are marine access only.