Originally purchased in 1961 (formerly known as Sunshine Ranch), the area was formally established as a Class A park on June 29, 1999. Today, Windermere Lake Provincial Park protects one of the last remaining tracts of native grassland and riparian habitats along the western shores of Windermere Lake. Large populations of ungulates (white-tail deer, mule deer and elk) also use this area for winter range.
Established Date: June 30, 1999
Park Size: 220 hectares
The park is open to hunting during the lawful game hunting season. Please check the Hunting & Trapping Regulations Synopsis regulations for more information.
10 km South of Invermere on Westside Road
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.