Kennedy Lake, BC

Largest fresh water body on Vancouver Island: On The Road to Tofino

Kennedy Lake, BC

Two hundred, fifty-eight hectare park on the fresh water Kennedy Lake.
Kennedy Lake is the largest body of fresh water on Vancouver Island.
Popular day-use destination for lake and beach-based recreation.
Kayak and canoe access is available. Watch for changing wind conditions.
Open all year for day use only.
Picnic tables and the pit toilet are wheelchair accessible.
Pets allowed on leash.

Due to the steep-sided mountains surrounding Kennedy Lake, the largest body of fresh water on Vancouver Island, winds whip up across the main part of the lake and Clayoquot Arm with little warning, requiring extreme caution by paddlers and boaters.