Kikomun Creek Provincial Park, Elko

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#51 of 101 in Parks in Kootenay Rockies
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Kikomun Creek Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada.Kikomun Creek Provincial Park has a campground with five lakes, an abundance of the endangered painted turtles, many mountain bike trails throughout, two beautiful sandy beaches among its attractions.GeographyKikomun Creek is situated in the southern region of the Rocky Mountain Trench, on the eastern shores of a man-made reservoir along the Kootenay River. This 685-hectare park provides recreational access to Lake Koocanusa, whose name is supposedly a combination of Kootenay, Canada and United States. The park encompasses large open grasslands, ponderosa pine forests and many small lakes. The grasslands in the area were used historically as grazing areas for the horses of the Ktunaxa people and the cattle of early settlers. Throughout the park, evidence of glacial activity thousands of years ago is evident in the form of ridges, valleys and water-filled depressions.Kikomun Creek Provincial Park is located 20 miles (32 km) southwest of Fernie and 41 miles (65 km) southeast of Cranbrook in the Canadian Rockies region of British Columbia.
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  • Stayed in the first come first serve area and got a nice site. Not much privacy between sites but we were out fishing all day anyways. Lots of places to fish for bass and trout.  more »
  • Our stay was just ok. Found it pricey for what is offered, especially with the second vehicle fee. Surveyors lake was neat. Outhouse bathrooms were not lit and faced into the trees - hard to find and ...  more »
  • Stayed at kallisbell site 17 non reservable and it was a beauty. Right on the lake with a nice view and a decent double site. We enjoy being private and it was okay for that. Beautiful lake and scener...  more »
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  • Beautiful place. Short walk to Surveyors Lake. Nice beach. Playground at campsite for kids. Clean outhouses. Nice staff.
  • Fabulous Surveyors lake to swim in after a quick walk around Hidden lake to see all the wild painted turtles.
  • Popular beach with water sports rentals. Friendly people. Nice campground and hiking trails.

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