Pets and 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.
Mara Lake is a very popluar lake for waterskiing.
On the south-east side of Mara Lake, accessed via Hwy 97A. The park is 10km north of the junction of Hwys 97A and 97B. If traveling on Trans Canada Hwy #1, the park is 12km south of Sicamous.
There is evidence of prehistoric use of this site by indigenous people.
The shore of Mara Lake is important habitat for salmon.
Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples
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.