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Beautiful place but hard to find the recreation area

What a wonderful swimming spot. Beautiful clear water.. Unfortunately it was really hard to find... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
Judy P
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Great quiet location

Easy parking and access to beach in stunning scenery great spot for swimming with the kids the... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Pacific Rim Highway 4, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

What a wonderful swimming spot. Beautiful clear water.. Unfortunately it was really hard to find, as there’s no clear signposts on the highway.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Easy parking and access to beach in stunning scenery great spot for swimming with the kids the water does get deep quite quickly but enough for some great fun

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Kennedy Lake is one of the beautiful lakes you can see in the Vancouver Island. In fact, it is a beautiful lake like some others in the region. It is a very good place to stop and see the nice views, do any excursion or...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Kennedy Lake Provincial park Ucluelet British Columbia is a great area to picnic, beautiful scenery and free parking.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed July 9, 2018

There is a boat launch that is handy for launching our zodiac on calm days & exploring the top end of the lake. Since it's such a large lake the waves do kick up on windy days, so watch your weather. Lots of interesting pocket...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Free camping, and was accessible with my car Ford Focus. We stayed on the smaller right hand side before most of the camp grounds as there is a little -more hippish type spot there. Was great! Heading there again soon. This time for a week

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Even B
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Kennedy lake is beautiful and suitable for swimming. There is a great access point by the boat launch signed off the Highway 4 about 20 mins out of Ucluelet. The locals know that point and we had it recommended by a local. He was right!...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank happytravellady
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Old growth forest trees of unbelievable size are here. .trails are maintained. great photo ops. a must stop on your trip.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Hilford B
Reviewed November 22, 2016

There is not much of a stop here but you can pull off at any safe spot off the high and enjoy the views.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank AJAL1982
Reviewed October 21, 2016

It is the largest lake on Vancouver Island. It is a large lake surrounded by a fantastic tangle of rainforest. We spent the afternoon relaxing on the beach and taking a swim in the lake.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Dave W
August 5, 2018|
Response from Marilyn M | Reviewed this property |
No official camping, but it's been known to happen; just be careful with fires.