Beaches & Lakes in BC Canada

Beaches & Lakes

Unspoiled beaches line the coast and clear-water lakes abound

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The Pacific Ocean laps the length of the British Columbia, and there are miles of coast to explore for beachcombing, swimming, or just relaxing.

Beaches also line the warm-water lakes of BC’s interior, including Okanagan and Shuswap Lakesperfect for a mid-summer swim. In the mountain valleys, explore a colourful mosaic of emerald and aqua glacier-fed lakes. Go remote in Haida Gwaii to find a beach all to yourself, or put down a blanket with local families at Okanagan lakeside retreats. Vancouver’s urban beaches are ideal for picnics, volleyball games, and strolls with a view of the city.

Okanagan Lake | Hubert Kang
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