Pemberton Valley Water Activities
Pemberton is surrounded by stunning lakes and
rivers which offer ample opportunity for water activities.
Popular water activities in the area include boating on Anderson
Lake, swimming at One Mile Lake or Birkenhead Lake, canoeing the
Lillooet River or white water rafting down the Birkenhead
Whistler Jet Boating offers the
Green River Thriller tours which will take you to the base of
spectacular Nairn Falls. Some of the best areas for boating
are on Anderson Lake in D'Arcy. There is a public dock at the
south end of the lake. This is a great lake for water skiing,
wake boarding and fishing.
Popular places to kayak and canoe in the Pemberton area include
Birkenhead Lake, Anderson Lake and on the Lillooet and Green
Rivers. Outdoor Adventures in Whistler offers the
Lillooet Safari tour and Sunset Cruise where you can experience an
authentic Voyageur canoe adventure. On this tour, you will see
white sand beaches, swimming holes, waterfalls and wildlife.
You will also enjoy a gourmet picnic.
Some of the best swimming in the Pemberton area can be found at
several of the local lakes. One Mile Lake is situated just on
the outer edge of Pemberton and offers a small beach and park area.
Mosquito Lake and Ivey Lake are located just a 15-minute drive
north of Pemberton and are great swimming lakes. Further
north is beautiful Birkenhead Lake which has a large beach area and
is a popular lake with families. Other popular swimming areas
include Strawberry Point on Lillooet Lake.
Paddleboard rentals are available at One Mile Lake during the
summer season. Try out a stand-up Paddleboard boot camp or yoga.
Paddle boarding is fun for the whole family and is safe and
easy. Contact us
for more information.
White Water Rafting
Wedge Rafting in Whistler offers white
water rafting tours on Green River and also Birkenhead River north
of Pemberton. Rafting on the Green River is great for families and
all ability levels. This is a Class 2-3 river that offers
spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. Birkenhead River is
a Class 3 river that offers a more adventurous excursion.
Photo Credits: Randy Lincks