This park is currently closed due to fire hazard.
Fire Restrictions in Effect for this Park
Please Note: During a campfire ban, smoking is restricted in all public areas of a park or protected area. Please read this Information Bulletin [PDF].
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Windermere Lake Provincial Park

About This Park

Originally purchased in 1961 (formerly known as Sunshine Ranch), the area was formally established as a Class A park on June 29, 1999. Today Windermere Lake Provincial Park protects one of the last remaining tracts of native grassland and riparian habitats along the western shores of Windermere Lake. Large populations of ungulates (white-tail deer, mule deer and elk) also use this area for winter range.

Established Date: June 30, 1999

Park Size: 220 hectares

Special Notes:
  • This park has no developed areas or facilities and there is no public access. Overnight use of the park and open fires are not permitted.
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Location and Maps

Please note: Any maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation. 10 km South of Invermere on Westside Road

Maps and Brochures

Any maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
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Nature and Culture

  • Conservation: The park protects one of the last remaining tracts of native grassland and riparian habitats along the western shores of Windermere Lake.
  • Wildlife: Large populations of ungulates (white-tail deer, mule deer and elk) also use this area for winter range.
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Management Planning

Management Planning Information
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Activities Available at this Park

Hunting

Hunting

The park is open to hunting during the lawful game hunting season. Please check the Hunting & Trapping regulations regulations for more information.
Pets on Leash

Pets on Leash

Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears. If you must bring your pets, please keep them on a leash at all times.