One Island Lake Provincial Park, BC

One Island Lake Provincial Park is located in the northeast corner of British Columbia, 60 km southeast of Dawson Creek B.C. on Highway 2. The turn off is only 2 km west of the Alberta and BC border. Take the Heritage Highway 33 km south to One Island Lake Provincial Park.


One Island Lake Sign - more info

Day Use Area - more info

One Island Lake Campsites - more info

One Island Lake Map - more info
One Island Lake Provincial Park located in the northeast part of British Columbia takes up 59 hectares and is located on the Alberta Plateau. The lake is a spring fed lake and has been stocked annually with brook and rainbow trout since 1963 and offers Trophy Trout Fishing. Many are impressed by the clear water of the lake which offers opportunities for fishing, swimming, water-skiing, windsurfing, scuba diving or even snorkeling. The deepest part of the lake is 10.7 metres.


Pier at One Island Lake - more info

Boat Launch - more info


Launch Boat from Shore - more info

Depth Water Map - more info



HISTORY OF ONE ISLAND LAKE, BC
Originally, in 1948 the lake was named HOP lake, after three men from Hythe who were in the lumber business : Len Hodgson, Bill Oakford and Art Pearson. (The initials of their last name spelled HOP) They were involved in building the first road to the lake as well as having some of the first lots available. Government surveyors later named it One Island Lake because of the small island located in one corner of the lake. It became a Provincial Park in February of 1990.



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Father's Day Fishing Derbies at One Island Lake, BC: A number of years ago the Grand Prize Winner (from Dawson Creek) received $500 cash for catching a 16 lb. 1 oz, 32" in length Rainbow Trout. 2nd Prize winner (from Grande Prairie) received $250 cash for catching a Rainbow Trout that weighed 8 lbs. 7 oz and measured 28". 3rd prize winner also from Grande Prairie, received $150 cash for catching a Rainbow Trout that weighed 8 lbs. 7 oz and measured 28". The Park Facility Operator, tells DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com, that even larger trout have been caught in this lake.



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Parked Boat - more info


Enjoying One Island Lake - more info

Wildlife at the Park - more info


Playground - more info



There is a good number of campsites that back onto the One Island Lake. Small boats can be carried a short distance from the campsite and dropped in the lake. Larger boats use the boat launch area only a short distance away located near the entrance to the park.

The Heritage Highway south of Highway 2 has been improved in the last few years. (10 km highway to the gravel turn-off) Also the 24 km of gravel road has been improved, widened and straightened. The road has been treated for dust control. VIEW PHOTO


DAY USE AREA - ONE ISLAND PROVINCIAL PARK, BC.
There are a number of picnic tables with firepits that make it a great spot to spend the afternoon as it backs onto One Island Lake.

There is a variety of wildlife in the area which includes moose, deer, beaver and black bear in the area of One Island Lake Provincial Park.

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