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Adams Lake Marine Park: Refuge Bay Site



Vehicle-accessible camping
This park offers camping opportunities to a maximum of five camping units. Sites are primitive with no tables or metal fire rings. Due to the small scale of the camping sites and access road, camping with large recreational units is not recommended.
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To preserve vegetation and ground cover, please don’t gather firewood from the area around your campsite or elsewhere in the park. Dead wood is an important habitat element for many plants and animals and it adds organic matter to the soil. You can conserve firewood and air quality by keeping your campfire small. Bring a portable stove for cooking.
Pit or flush toilets
This park has one user maintained pit toilet - no flush toilets.
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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.

There are kayak and canoe camping opportunities on Adams Lake. There are many camping opportunities that are marine access only.

Fishing is popular at Adams Lake for kokanee and rainbow trout. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.

Wildlife viewing
There are no viewing platforms but there are wildlife viewing opportunities.
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.

Adams Lake has waterskiing opportunities. Adams Lake is a very large lake and it’s water conditions can change quickly. Be aware of the weather and water conditions before waterskiing. There are no motor size restrictions on Adams Lake.

Adams Lake can get strong winds - great for windsurfing.

Scuba diving
There are scuba diving opportunities in Adams Lake.