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Jimsmith Lake Provincial Park

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must do

a nice warm lake with ahuge beach and play area.there is a large camp site with all amenities and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cranbrook, Canada
A nice place to take a break

A great place to swim in the summer, the lake is popular with the locals. Good place to work on... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Cranbrook, Canada
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“picnic tables”(3 reviews)
“sandy beach”(2 reviews)
Jim Smith Lake Road & Trout Road, Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a nice warm lake with ahuge beach and play area.there is a large camp site with all amenities and privacy.There are campfire sites and public washrooms.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wsquared2018
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A great place to swim in the summer, the lake is popular with the locals. Good place to work on your tan.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank booboo51
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The park was easy to find and there was lots of parking. It is a nice place to look at the scenery and go for a walk.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David U
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Found this lovely little lake while visiting Cranbrook. It is a quiet non-motorized body of water that offered shade and sandy beach. Perfect place to park our lawn chairs, read and watch families enjoy themselves in a safe environment. Bring your kayak or paddle board!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 326diannea
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Well maintained campground with small beach area for kids. Close to town for convenience. No flush toilets but water available.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kenzie P
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Rather than another fast food restaurant for lunch, purchased some fresh food at the market, and drove about seven minutes out of town to this peaceful quiet spot. Parking, picnic tables, no motor boats, just the noise of happy children.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris D
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Just on the outskirts of cranbrook, Jim Smith is a small to medium sized lake. Motorized boats are not permitted. There are walking trails surrounding it. No dogs are allowed near the boat launch, the public beach or the picnic areas. They have created several...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kim M
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Jim Smith Lake or sometimes called Jimsmith Lake is a very lovely local lake about ten minutes from downtown Cranbrook. It is small so it heats up a little more than our local larger lakes, and it is great for swimming and splashing about. As...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Glenda M
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This is a great lake for a swim because the water is a bit warmer than most of the other mountain lakes in this area. It is very close to Cranbrook so you can head up to the lake for a short swim or plan...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank D9537EYmartham
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I can ride my bike here for a quick dip in the lake or else take my kayak and scoot around for an hour in the afternoon before my shift starts. It's full of families on the weekends, and unexpectedly NOT deserted during the week....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank donnamarieb2017
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