Adams Lake Marine Provincial Park - Spillman Beach Site
Attention Visitors – Important Notice!
Spillman Beach and Poplar Point marine access sites remain closed
Both Spillman Beach and Poplar Point marine access sites will remain closed to public use until hazard tree assessments and abatement can occur.
Please check this web page for future updates.
About This Park
A boat-access only beach area with forested upland, the Spillman Beaches marine site has one of the better quality beaches on Adams Lake, popular for fishing and boating. No facilities are provided at this site. This park protects an alluvial fan and the lower reaches of Spillman Creek. This park also contains mixed Douglas-fir/lodgepole pine forest with birch and cottonwoods as well as western red cedar in the north. There are small pockets of grassland, shrubs and forbs on the drier sites.
See also Adams Lake Marine Park - Poplar Point.
Established Date: April 30, 1996
Park Size: 139 hectares
Know Before You Go
- Adams Lake is a large lake and is subject to gusts of strong wind.
- There are few pullouts available during the high water of May and June.
- Bring your own drinking water; potable water is not available in the park.
Location and Maps
On the east side of Adams Lake, and boat access only. The closest communities, towns and cities are Barriere, Sorrento, Chase and Kamloops.
Nature and Culture
- History - Established April 30, 1996.
- Conservation - The park encompasses beach frontage along Adams Lake and the lower portion of Spillman Creek. The park contains mixed Douglas-fir and lodgepole pine forests, cottonwood, birch, and western red cedar.
- Wildlife - Spillman Creek contains wild rainbow trout with possible spawning habitat. Potential sockeye spawning habitat.
Activities Available at this Park
There are opportunities for canoeing or kayaking in this park. There are many camping opportunities that are marine access only.
Pets on Leash
Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.