Adams Lake Marine Provincial Park - Refuge Bay
About This Park
Refuge Bay provides one of the few secure boat landing sites on the north end of Adams Lake. The park offers an opportunity for lakeshore camping for both vehicle and boat access. Adams Lake is noted for fishing and boating. The park has limited facilities, so campers should be self-sufficient.
See also Adams Lake Marine Park - Spillman Beach.
Park Size: 43 hectares
Location and Maps
Located at the north west end of Adams Lake. The closest communities, towns and cities are Scotch Creek, Chase, Vavenby, Barriere and Kamloops.
Nature and Culture
- History – Established June 2000.
- Conservation - The park protects a small undisturbed mixed stand of cedar, spruce and hemlock as well as extensive varied aged Douglas fir and lodgepole pine forests.
Activities Available at this Park
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/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.
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.
Adams Lake can get strong winds - great for windsurfing.