Lakes & Rivers
Gordon Bay Park
Visit the Gordon Bay Park, where great
family camping and fishing awaits you on the shores of Lake Cowichan. The park
is north of Duncan on south Vancouver Island.
During the summer months, the lake is warm
and inviting, full of sandy beaches and great picnic and camping opportunities.
The Lake Cowichan area boasts the highest
average annual temperature in Canada.
The lake is known for some awesome fishing
where anglers can be challenged by giant Rainbow, Cutthroat and Dolly Varden
You can water-ski and windsurf on the lake
or take a quiet canoe journey to explore the bays and estuaries.
This small wilderness area features a
number of walking and hiking trails with unparalleled views. Hikers can spot a
variety of wildlife and birds, including juncos, Stellarís jays, chestnut backed
chickadees, common mergansers and golden eye ducks.
To view the parks incredible display of
wildflowers, you should visit in April and May.
There is a great little museum that will show the history about the area located
at Saywell Park.