Beaches & Boat Launches
Life's a Beach in the Columbia Valley!
Windermere Beach is is located a quick 10-minute drive from Fairmont Hot Springs. This public beach offers a pebbly entry to the water, picnic tables, a small playground, shade, washrooms, and a swimming dock.
Canal Flats Beach, Tilley Memorial Park
Enjoy the crisp, fresh waters of Columbia Lake in Canal Flats. Tilley Memorial Park is located 20 minutes south of Fairmont on Columbia Lake with pebble beach, covered picnic tables, outhouses, boat launch.
Note that user fees apply at $3/day.
James Chabot Provincial Park
Enjoy the warm waters of Lake Windermere! James Chabot Provincial Park is a free day-use beach located just 15 minutes from rentals in Fairmont Hot Springs and Panorama.
A broad, sandy beach backed with open, grassy play areas offers pleasant surroundings for families who enjoy lakeshore recreation. Windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming are popular activities. There is an adventure playground and a volleyball court.
Kinsmen Beach is the perfect place to relax and play on Lake Windermere! Kinsmen Beach is located just past Main Street on Invermere, perfect for walking to after lunch or peruse of local shops.
Located about 25 minutes drive north of Fairmont, find sandy beaches, picnic tables, washrooms, playgrounds, spray water park, concession stand, and kayak/canoe/SUP rentals.