Cumberland Lake PARK CAMPGROUND
COVID-19 Lake Park Re-Opening Announcement
As our Province has entered into Phase 3 of the Provincial Restart Plan, Cumberland Lake Wilderness Society continues to keep the health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff our top priority. In collaboration with the Village of Cumberland, while maintaining safety and respecting PHO guidelines, we are pleased to announce the opening of additional campsites. On Monday July 20th at 11:00 am, additional campsites will be open for reservation by BC residents only.
The campground is now open with the following changes:
Bathrooms and showers will open with updated protocols. Maximum three people at a time.
Campground will open to BC residents only.
Group Site B is open to a maximum of 16 people (including visitors or guests)
All protocols will be updated to follow PHO recommendations
Visitors are requested to follow these additional rules:
Visitors are expected to follow the requirements for physical distancing and maximum group size set out by the province.
Visitors should bring their own hand sanitizer and are asked to practice appropriate hygiene.
If you are sick, please visit another time.
All users are asked to be cautious and avoid high risk activities.
Following reopening, there will be an assessment period to monitor the changes and ensure they are working as intended. Additional changes and policies may be implemented at anytime based on recommendations and orders from provincial health officials.
Cumberland Lake Park 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.
Cumberland Lake Wilderness Society (CLWS) is a nonprofit society that operates the campground as a social enterprise in support of our mission to create wonder and connection through outdoor experiences.
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.