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Lac le Jeune, Kamloops

Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Lac Le Jeune is a lake and provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located approximately 37 kilometres south of Kamloops or 47 kilometres north of Merritt.The lake is located within Lac Le Jeune Provincial Park, a 213-hectare provincial park run by the British Columbia Ministry of the Environment, and is a popular fishing spot for "fighting" Rainbow Trout, which was established in 1956. It is a summer holiday spot with 144 campgrounds and the Lac Le Jeune Resort.The lake has had several names including "Batchelor", "Chuhwels", and "Le Jeune Lake". The current name was adopted in 1956, and commemorates Father Jean-Marie-Raphaël Le Jeune, a French Catholic priest who spent much of his life in the region.
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  • Landscaped campground with a view of the Lake. For the most beautiful place to the more you must book, but plenty of beautiful places.
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  • Went camping here. Weather was poor but the park is fabulous. Great camping sites and if in the off season, no reservations needed. Will be back again as it was a beautiful camp ground with reasonable...  read more »
  • Lac le Jeune is one of our regular kayaking destinations. We love going under the bridge to the little lake on the other side. Trying to see if we can get lost in the reed beds is a favourite activity...  read more »
  • We've never spent the night, coming from Kamloops it just feels to close by. But it's a great lake to spend the day, go canoeing and explore.
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