Wye Lake Park
A beautiful 26 hectare park set in downtown Watson Lake.
Walking trails along Wye Lake with a boardwalk viewing platforms, interpretive panels and look-out loop covering the main 2.5 km trail.
Excellent for bird viewing. An old beaver house has been left untouched for viewing.
Picnic area, playground and band shell/gazebo.
A log building, complete with washrooms, wheel-chair access and concession. (The building can be rented for parties etc.)
The park entrance, picnic area and band shell/gazebo area are landscaped and have a very attractive appearance. Parking is available for about 50 vehicles. The park is used daily by residents year around for walking, jogging and skiing. Discovery Day Celebrations & Halloween Night are two annual events that take place at Wye Lake Park.
Some of the birds that can be found at Wye Lake Park:
- Great Horned Owl
- Tree Swallow
- Mountain Bluebird
- Black-Capped Chickadee
- Ruffled Grouse
- Downy Woodpecker
- Canada Goose
- Green-Violet Swallow
- Yellow-Rumped Warbler
- Solitary Sandpiper
- Bald Eagle
- American Kestrel
- Red-necked Grebe