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Total number of campsites
Total reservable frontcountry sites: 12
Total vehicle-accessible sites: 23
Total double sites: 1
Total walk-in sites: 7
Vehicle-accessible camping

This park offers 23 vehicle accessible campsites – with both first-come, first-served and reservable campsites. There is a mixture of 23 shaded, treed, and open sites, most of medium size, 1 of which is a double site. There are no pull through sites but the overflow area is a large grassy area where large rigs will fit. There are also 7 tent sites on the lakeside and parking available for extra vehicles. 

Vehicle Accessible Camping Fee: $23.00 per party/night
BC Senior’s Rate (day after Labour Day to June 14 only): $11.50 per senior party/night. Read the User Fees Policy for information on Senior Camping Discounts.
Walk-in camping

There are seven hike-in tent sites situated along the shoreline of the lake.

Walk-in camping fee: $23.00 per party / night

BC Senior’s Rate (day after Labour Day to June 14 only): $10.50 per senior party/night. Read the User Fees Policy for information on Senior Camping Discounts.
Accessibility information

Accessibility information is available for this park.

Picnic areas
This park has a day-use/picnic area. It is a grassy area with a pebbly beach on the lake. There are two change houses, horseshoe pits, basketball net, feather ball, BBQ, and a dock for swimming. Firewood is available for purchase.
Pit or flush toilets
This park has only pit toilets which are located throughout the campground.
There is a coin operated shower and laundry facilities at the Park Operator’s site.
Drinking water
Cold water taps are located throughout the park; one at the entrance and one at the boat launch area. Taps are shut off during the off-season. Water taps do not have hose hook-ups for campers/trailers.
This park has a play area composed of a basketball hoop, feather ball and horseshoe pit. These are located in the day-use area.
Boat launch
There is a single-wide concrete boat launch at this park. It is located at the far end of the campground. There is parking available for vehicle/boat trailers and it is possible to leave them overnight there. Boats should not be left in the water or beached overnight.

While campfires are allowed and campfire rings are provided at each campsite, we encourage visitors to conserve wood and protect the environment by minimizing the use of fire and using campstoves instead. Firewood can be purchased in the park or you may bring your own wood. Fees for firewood are set locally and may vary from park to park. Limited burning hours or campfire bans may be implemented. To preserve vegetation and ground cover, please don’t gather firewood from the area around your campsite or elsewhere in the park (this is a ticketable offence under the Park Act ). Dead wood is an important habitat element for many plants and animals and it adds organic matter to the soil.

There is a 1.2 km hiking trail to a view point above the lake where there are 2 benches to sit on. The trail is of moderate hiking with some steep elevation changes. For your own safety and the preservation of the park, obey posted signs and keep to designated trails. Shortcutting trails destroys plant life and soil structure.
There are no lifeguards on duty at provincial parks. There is a swimming beach with change rooms and the swimming area is roped off. Be cautious of the steep drop off. There are snorkelling and scuba opportunities but no rental places nearby.

There are paddling, canoeing and kayaking opportunities at this park. Canoes, paddle boats, and a power boat can be rented from the Park Operator.


This is a large, deep lake and is usually fished on a troll – included nearby are a number of smaller lakes excellent for fly-fishing; fishing for rainbow trout is a favourite pastime of many visitors. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.

Wildlife viewing
The trail up to the viewpoint, looks out over the lake.
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.

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

Please note that bicycles with electric assist motors (e-bikes) are not allowed on the trails within Horsefly Lake Provincial 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.

Waterskiing is a popular activity on Horsefly Lake.
There is a possibility to windsurf on Horsefly Lake.
Scuba diving
There are scuba diving opportunities in Horsefly Lake.