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Accessibility information

Accessibility information is available for this park.

A mobility-mat is available from mid-June through to the end of September.

A mobi-chair is available to be signed out at the Christina Lake Welcome Centre or by calling 250-447-6161 during operating hours.

Drinking water
There are three cold water taps located along the beach. Taps are shut off during the off-season.
Picnic areas

This spot is very popular with area residents for picnicking and swimming. More than 40 picnic tables line the large sandy beach. In addition, there are six free-standing BBQs and six benches amongst the tables. A large, paved, 200 car parking lot accommodates many visitors and has treed lawns separating the sections. Thick forest separates the beach area from the parking lot and provides some shade for the tables. 

Pit or flush toilets

Pit and flush toilets are available at this park.

Situated between the parking area and the beach is a large concrete change building with five change stalls, two taps, a wheelchair access flush toilet and a regular flush toilet on both the men’s side and the women’s side. An information board is posted on the building. The change building and flush toilets are open during the May long weekend and peak summer months.

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There are 350 metres of sandy beach at this park. The lake has a reputation as the warmest in all of Canada that, combined with a shallow swimming area, make this a super beach for the kids. There are no lifeguards on duty. The swimming area is marked with buoys.

A mobi-mat and and mobi-chair are available for swimming. See accessibility section for details.

There are paddling, canoeing and kayaking opportunities at this park.

There are fishing opportunities at this park. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.

Pets on leash

Domestic animals are not allowed on the beach, in the picnic area, or in park buildings. Pets must be on a leash while in other areas of the park. You are responsible for their behaviour and must dispose of their excrement.


Bicycles must keep to roadways and bicycle helmets are mandatory in British Columbia.

Please note that bicycles with electric assist motors (e-bikes) are not allowed on the trails within Christina Lake Park. E-bikes are restricted to park roads and areas where motorized use is permitted. The only exception to this policy will be for authorized and identified trail maintenance bikes conducting work on behalf of BC Parks.

Christina Lake is a popular spot for waterskiing.