July 23, 2012 | Tips from Travellers >
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Fireweed & Dragonflies, my favorite time of year, especially to spend it on a lake. And nothing is better than spending it on Gwillim. It is picturesque with the expansive trees & views of the mountains, all while being able to swim in these water (not that cold!). The species of fish is just as expansive, and you can either boat, canoe, kayak or fish off shore - all of which we've had success.
These are some of my favorite sites, not only the ones that back up onto the lake, but all the sites are large enough but better yet have plenty of trees & foliage between them for greater privacy.
The Park rangers are quite lovely, pleasant & helpful - a joyous change from most of the tough nuts we have encountered. Be wared though, they do crack down on parties after 11 & no fireworks allowed on site.
This trip, we had a lovely sunset which then turned into an amazing thunderstorm - with lightly that lit up the entire sky - it was a wonderful show to watch over the lake. The next day it rained lightly throughout most of the day, which resulted in a great many hands of crib! I truly enjoy the sound of rain on the roof of the holiday trailer & the awning, of which i got to finish reading my book under later in the afternoon.
The next day was absolutely beautiful, so we took the dog for a walk along the trail that goes around the side of the lake from the beach. We meandering through the pines along the shore, and settled on a nice little rocky patch do do some casting, while soaking up some rays. It was the perfect end to a perfect weekend!