A family vacation destination since the 1950s, Wasa Lake village advertises the warmest swimming lake in the area. Wasa Lake Park offers camping, swimming, hiking, cycling, boating and nature viewing opportunities. There is an 8 km (5 mi) wheelchair and bike accessible trail around the lakeshore and a 2.7 km self-guided interpretation trail.
Key Access Points to this State or Provincial Park
Park access is from Highway 93/95.
Highlights of this State or Provincial Park
In addition to being a popular recreation spot, the park protects a representative grassland ecosystem. Near the northern range of North America's ponderosa pine, these stately trees are set amid blue bunch wheatgrass meadows that provide habitat for a wide diversity of animals and plants.
Best Seasons or Dates to Visit
Spring, Summer, Fall
Driving Directions to Key Access Points
This park is located 40 km (25 mi) north of Cranbrook or 102 km (63 mi) south of Radium Hot Springs and 1 km east of Highway 93/95.