Kikomun Creek Provincial Park, Elko

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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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  • We were around the area and decided to have a beach day at Surveyors Lake that is located inside the Kikomun Creek Provincial Park. You will find a nice atmosphere, warm fresh water and sandy beaches....  more »
  • We had just come from a MTN biking trip and we camped here at a double site. It was awesome nice location, no mosquitos, awesome lake that was warm to swim and fish in. Also walking and biking paths a...  more »
  • We loved this campground. We stayed at Surveyors Lake campsites. There are lots of great biking and hiking trails. We seen turtles everyday in Surveyors lake and Hidden Lake. Campsites could be a litt...  more »
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  • Popular beach with water sports rentals. Friendly people. Nice campground and hiking trails.