Tourism Fernie Home Page
  • Camping at Kikomun Creek Provincial Park
  • Surveyors Lake
  • Surveyors Lake
  • Surveyors Lake
  • Surveyors Lake
  • Surveyors Lake
  • Surveyors Lake - Painted Turtles
  • Surveyors Lake - Painted Turtles
  • Boat Launch at Kikomun Creek Provincial Park

Kikomun Creek Provincial Park is a popular well-maintained BC Park alongside Lake Koocanusa about 30 minutes from Fernie.

Kikomun Park is now open to reservations for 2-months in advance of an arrival date, on a rolling window. Reservations will be available for stays between May 26th - September 29, 2021.  Some sites are first come first served.  Outside of this reservable date range all sites are first come first served.

Make a reservation here. Reservations can only be made online or by calling 1-800-689-9025. 25 more sites will be developed this season.

IMPORTANT 2021 COVID-19 Update: BC Parks is a system of Provincial Parks managed by the provincial government. For 2021 season, non BC residents will be able to make reservations starting July 8th for the remainder of the season while BC Residents will have access to book reservations starting early March.  BC Parks campgrounds have limited first-come first-served sites all season that will be available to both BC and out-of-province residents. Day-use of parks are open to everyone whether from BC or other provinces.

Track all BC Parks updates here. More on COVID-19 Community Updates

Kikomun Creek Provincial Park offers 168 camping sites for tents and RV's within 3 unique areas, either next to the shores of Lake Koocanusa or adjacent to Surveyors Lake

Lake Koocanusa is popular for motorized boating and house boating and Surveyors Lake is non-motorized, both are great for swimming. Located in a dry sunny area of the province, this Park preserves an example of Interior Douglas fir and Ponderosa pine forest and grassland habitat. Paved roads within this family-oriented park are conducive to biking.

NOTE: Kikomun Creek is a very popular park, if it is full please see other accommodation alternatives in and around Fernie.

Driving directions:

From Fernie there are two ways to get there:

Option 1

  • Take Hwy 3 west past the town of Elko Continue on Hwy 3 past the 3 & 93 Dairy Bar
  • After about 2km turn left onto Kikomun Newgate/ Teepee Creek Road
  • Follow that road for about 7km until the junction with Jaffray Baynes Lake Road.
  • Continue straight through the intersection, Kikomun Creek Provincial Park is on your left.
  • From there speak to the park staff at the entrance if you’re staying overnight, or follow the signs to Surveyors Lake if you are just there for a day trip.

Option 2

  • Take Hwy 3 west past the town of Elko
  • Take a left (south) onto Hwy 93, at the 3 & 93 Dairy Bar
  • After about 10km turn right (west) onto Jaffray Baynes Lake Road (small sign)
  • Follow road for about 7km to the junction with Kikomun Newgate/Teepee Creek Road
  • Turn left onto Kikomun Newgate/Teepee Creek Road, and Kikomun Creek Prov Park entrance will be on your left side.
  • From there speak to the park staff at the entrance if you’re staying overnight, or follow the signs to Surveyors Lake if you are just there for a day trip.

The map of the Park (see Related Documents to the right) details the location of the lake and three separate camping areas.

To reserve a site visit the Discover Camping website. Reservations MUST be made online or by calling 1-800-689-902. Reservations cannot be made by email.

 

  • Contact Information
  • 1-800-689-9025 (Toll Free)
  • 250-422-3003
  • Contact By Email
    security code
  • www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/kikomun_crk/#Location
  • Share