From the city of Kamloops head
west on Hwy. #1 (Trans Canada Hwy.) for 75 km. (46.5 mi.) to the
community of Cache Creek. Turn
north (right) onto Hwy. #97 and travel to the community of Clinton.
From Clinton turn left (west) on the Kelly Lake Road. Kelly is situated
in Downing Provincial Park.(about 10 km./6 mi. southwest of Clinton).
Kelly is located within the boundaries of Downing Provincial Park.
The park has 25 vehicle campsites and picnicking /day-use areas.
Cartop boats can be launced at the lake.
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Report: Kelly provides a fair to good fishery for Rainbows
up to 2+ lbs. throughout the spring, summer and fall months. Be sure to visit Fishbc.com
for angling information!
Lake - Pavilion Lake is located due south from Kelly.
By travelling south on the same road that brought you to Kelly
Lake you will arrive at the small community of Pavilion. Pavilion
Lake is located just a few kilometers to the east. The lake is
263 ha. (650 ac.) in size, at an elevation of 823 m. (2699 ft.).
It is a Rainbow stocked lake that provides a fair fishery for
trout reaching up to 3-1/2 lbs.
Canyon Provincial Park is a small, quiet campground, set between
two small lakes Turquoise and Crown. This park is popular with
fishermen and birders. Nestled in the rugged Pavilion Mountain
Range, it is 335 hectares and provides 30 campsites, with swimming
and boat launching. A beautiful park and well worth your consideration
as a family vacation spot.
lake is located just minutes to the southeast of Pavilion
Lake. It is a small lake with a surface area of 18 ha. (45 ac.)
at an elevation of 854 m. (2801 ft.). Good spring fishing for
Rainbows up to 2 lbs. Cartop boats can be launched and campsites
are available at nearby Marble Canyon Provincial Park.
Lake is found at the southeast end of Crown. It is another
small lake with a surface area of 10 ha. (25 ac.), lying at an
elevation of 854 m. (2801 ft.). Like Crown Lake it is stocked
with Rainbows that will reach an average size of about 2 lbs.
Spring and fall are the best fishing months. Cartop boats can
be launched and campsites are available at Marble Canyon Provincial
Always check your current BC Fishing regulations before you start
fishing a new lake.