This park offers all of the ingredients wanted for camping in a wilderness setting. The lake is approximately 3km long and fly fishing for rainbow trout is a very popular activity.
Jewel Lake Resort is located on the south end of the lake and can provide you with basic essentials and boat rentals.
There is a maximum 10 hp boating restriction on the lake. Car-top boat-launching facilities are available in the park.
Established Date: October 22, 1981
Park Size: 49 hectares
This park offers an old-fashioned camping experience in a natural setting with 26 vehicle accessible campsites, including 3 double sites, all available on a first-come, first-served basis. The majority of sites are small and private, enclosed by a thick forest of young hemlock and douglas fir with a mature birch and larch towering above. The sites are not appropriate for 5th wheel trailers and other large RVs. There is a self-registration vault where campers can deposit their fee if no staff are present. Greenwood, 12km from the park, provides the nearest community services.
This park only has pit toilets, no flush toilets.
A hand pump is available roughly 50–100m from the campsites.
Interior Health has issued a permeant “boil water” advisory on this source.
There are no lifeguards on duty. There are no buoys marking the swimming area.
The lake is approximately 3km long and fly fishing for rainbow trout is a very popular activity. The lake is stocked with both brook trout and rainbow trout from the Summerland Trout Hatchery. Boats are restricted to 10 horsepower. Jewel Lake Resort is located on the south end of the lake and can provide you with basic essentials and boat rentals. There is ice-fishing allowed on Jewel Lake. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
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 Jewel 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.
There is ice-fishing allowed on Jewel Lake. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
12km (8 miles) off Hwy 3 east of Greenwood. The park is 3km from the resort with the last 1.5km being gravel road.
This park proudly operated by:
Quality Recreation Ltd.
BC Parks honours Indigenous Peoples’ connection to the land and respects the importance of their diverse teachings, traditions, and practices within these territories. This park webpage may not adequately represent the full history of this park and the connection of Indigenous Peoples to this land. We are working in partnership with Indigenous Peoples to update our websites so that they better reflect the history and cultures of these special places.