|Wells Gray for Canoes and Kayaks,
Rafters and Boaters
|No matter what kind of Water
experience you want, Wells Gray
has several options for you.
and miles of yellow sand beaches, Rainbow Trout and Kokanee
fishing, wildlife, mountain hikes, and more. No powerboats allowed,
no pets allowed. We now offer canoe rentals there. For into go to
Not enough for you? Then there's Clearwater and Azure
Lake. Over 50 km of paddling , with beaches, waterfalls, rivers,
hikes, wildlife, and limited use by powerboats, no Jet Skis.
Want more? Mahood Lake offers rustic lightly maintained lake
shore sites at its east end that rarely see use: far away from
the beaten path. We will be offering canoes for rent at Mahood
this year- call 250-674-2194 for details.
Whitewater Rafters and Kayakers
KAYAKERS - LOCAL KNOWLEDGE IS
CRITICAL HERE - GET SOME ADVICE
BEFORE YOUR FIRST TRIP!
The lower Clearwater River is a mecca for Whitewater fans.
Three rafting companies Liquid Lifestyles, Riverside
Adventures and Interior Whitewater Expeditions offer Guided
trips, half day to multi day, through world class whitewater and
mind blowing scenery. A must do experience on any Wells
Gray Wilderness trip. Preteens to Grandparents, everyone is
Whitewater kayakers need to know their limits, as the
Clearwater River has chewed on more than a few boats and
people. Make friends at the local raft companies to find out
what the conditions are like, and what you need to know.
Kayaking lessons are available locally as well, if you want to
give this high adrenaline sport a try.
Boaters have access to Clearwater, Azure and Mahood Lakes.
All three are suitable for overnight camping trips, but not really
for water sports. Personal watercraft (Jetskis or Seadoos) are
banned outright, and water skiers have found conditions too
cold and driftwoody for much fun.
This does leave lots of room for great fishing and some
wonderful overnight camping opportunities. Make sure you
have your camping fees and licences in order as all lakes are
patrolled daily by parks staff. Check lake specific pages for
for Canoe rentals and Water taxi services
on Clearwater, Azure and Hobson
Clearwater Lake Tours
Over 20 years of service in Wells Gray.