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Evely Recreation Site on Okanagan Lake near Vernon

Camping at Evely in the Okanagan, you will enjoy 50 Campsites and be able to get there with a two wheel drive! You will enjoy nice Canoeing,  Fishing, Boating facilities, picnicking, Beach Activities, Swimming & Great Camping opportunities.

Fees:$14.00 Camping

Site Description:RV and tenting sites right on the Okanagan Lake. No potable water. Short walking trails. A small boat launch. Swimming beach. The Okanagan Lake Recreation Site was renamed the Evely Recreation Site in honour of the late Glen Evely to pay tribute to his commitment to public service. The site was chosen for its natural beauty and for its proximity to Vernon. Evely, a 12-year employee of the Forest Service,was killed in a car crash near Vernon on Nov.13, 2004. He was serving as a volunteer RCMP officer when a stolen vehicle hit the cruiser he was travelling in.

Driving Directions:Located on Westside Road past Fintry Provincial Park – approximately 34 km north of Kelowna or 49 km south of Vernon. Watch for marker signs located on Hwy 97.

Camping at Evely in Okanagan Map