CULTUS LAKE facts
The Cultus Lake area is one of the most popular in BC, due to its intense beauty and accessible location. It offers close proximity to the city of Vancouver, and yet is completely removed from its hustle and bustle. Statuesque evergreens and rugged mountains surround it, while the serene beauty of the lake and closeness to nature are captivating to all who visit, and to those that call it home.
Designated to Provincial Park status in 1948. Park size is 640 acres
Cultus Lake is the closest Provincial Park South-East of Vancouver
One of the most popular destination areas in the Lower Mainland; Over 1 million visitors per year
Large, warm freshwater lake just 12 km in length
Activities: hiking, biking, kayaking, boating, sport fishing, horse riding, picnics, camping, golf
Trees: Douglas-fir, broad-leaf Maple, and Hemlock are the dominant species
Wildlife: The coyote, blacktail deer, beaver, shrew mole, and 100 species of birds
Fish: Rainbow, Dolly Varden, Steelhead, and Cutthroat trout and all 5 varieties of salmon.
South Columbia Valley (past Creekside Mills) is a site of mixed farming; prominently blueberries, vineyards, Christmas trees, and lavender, and other organic fruit + veg.