Eneas Lakes Provincial Park
Attention Visitors – Important Notice!
- Special Note: The road to Eneas Lakes has been deactivated as of April 1, 2002. Access to the park is by 4x4 vehicle only. Recommend packing along a chainsaw, for it is common to find trees and debris across the road on your way in. There is no signage on the forestry road to Eneas Lakes; you should have a good forestry map for the area.
About This Park
Eneas Lakes Provincial Park encompasses the Thompson Plateau landscape and the Southern Thompson Uplands. It features four beautiful lakes in a pristine fir and pine forest setting. Off the beaten track, this picturesque setting with primitive camping attracts enthusiasts who enjoy a wilderness experience with good fishing, canoeing, wildlife viewing, snowmobiling and hiking opportunities. The park is very rustic and has an undeveloped campground with limited facilities.
Park Size: 1,036 hectares
Date Established: May 21, 1968
Location and Maps
Limited road access - 20 km of rough gravel road along the Munro Lake Forest Service Road west of Peachland. Four-wheel drive vehicles recommended; 4 km further northwest of Darke Lake Provincial Park. Please note the logging road going into Eneas Lake is not maintained; very rugged terrain. The closest communities, towns and cities are Summerland and Peachland.
Nature and Culture
- History - The park was created in 1956 and established in 1968.
- Conservation - The park features a unique lake complex consisting of Big and Little Eneas Lakes, Island Lake and Tsuh Lake. When water levels are high, Big Eneas and Little Eneas form one a single 25ha lake. Island Lake is accessible only by boat or foot and has no development along its heavily forested shores. The park also encompasses the upper drainages of the lakes. The pristine fir and pine forest is habitat for the red listed Northern goshawk.
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