Cumberland Lake PARK CAMPGROUND
Cumberland Lake Park is a 22 hectare municipal park, operated by Cumberland Lake Wilderness Society (CLWS). It is located on the shores of the glacier-fed Comox Lake and offers sandy beaches, swimming, watersports rentals, concession, campground, coin-operated showers, boat launch, hiking trails and climbing crags.
Cumberland Lake Park is located 5 km west of the Village of Cumberland, known for its legendary mountain biking, pubs, eateries and rich coal mining history.
The Cumberland Lake Wilderness Society (CLWS) is a nonprofit society that operates the campground as a social enterprise that supports affordable outdoor education and recreation programming at the site.
HOW IT ALL STARTED
This video was completed by the Youth Media Project with the Comox Valley Art Gallery and highlights the original founders of CLWS and their vision for the park.
The Comox Valley Collective magazine profiled CLWS and some of the programming initiatives that have taken place. Read the article here: Lost in the Wilderness.