Wye Lake Park

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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
  • Gull
  • Green-Violet Swallow
  • Yellow-Rumped Warbler
  • Solitary Sandpiper
  • Bald Eagle
  • American Kestrel
  • Mallard
  • Red-necked Grebe

 

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