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Kickininee Park


Accessibility information

Accessibility information is available for Kickininee Park, as well as these areas within the park:


Picnic areas

These three sites have similar picnic areas:

  • Kickininee has two tiers. From the paved 44 spot parking area, there are four picnic tables situated on open lawn shaded by deciduous trees. A wide gravel path leads down to the next level consisting of a flat bench of land overlooking the lake with nine picnic tables. Another shorter, steeper path leads down to the rocky beach. All of the tables have an excellent view of the lake. Ponderosa pine, sagebrush and bunchgrass are found in the undeveloped areas. The parking area is slightly above the highway and buffered by a line of trees. Buoys mark a swimming area.
  • Soorimpt is more level and is also divided into a boat launch area and a picnic area. The boat launch has a paved L-shaped turn around area and a double wide concrete ramp with a gentle slope. Concrete docks are on both sides of the ramp which sits in between two small rocky points. There is parking for vehicles towing trailers and lots of room to manoeuvre. Three picnic tables on open lawn overlook the lake and the boat launch. There are no shade trees and the area is right beside the highway. Beside the boat launch is a picnic area with five more tables also on lawn but shaded more by both Ponderosa pine and deciduous trees. There are hummocks of grass covered clay between this area and the highway. There are two small pockets of sandy beach along the otherwise rocky shoreline.
  • Pyramid is named after the large pyramid of clay separating the picnic area from the highway. There is parking for 41 vehicles. 13 tables, some with BBQ attachments, are spread out on irrigated lawn amongst shade trees. The lawn slopes gently to the rocky beach. There is a large sandy beach to the north of the picnic area. There are large cottonwoods at this site.
Pit or flush toilets

Each site has a small flush toilet building operational in the summer and a pit toilet for use in the off-season.

Drinking water

A cold water tap is located at each site beside the flush toilet building. Taps are shut off during the off-season.

Boat launch

There is a boat launch only at Soorimpt day-use/picnic area.


There are no lifeguards on duty at provincial parks. Swimming areas are designated with buoys.


Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.

Pets on leash

Pets/domestic animals must be on a leash at all times and are not permitted 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.