Entrance Bay Day Use Area + Swim Beach

Cultus Lake Provincial Park

Skagit Range, British Columbia

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Entrance Bay Day Use Area + Swim Beach

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  • Shaded picnic area at Entrance Bay Day Use Area and Swim Beach.- Entrance Bay Day Use Area + Swim Beach
  • Entrance Bay Day Use Area and Swim Beach.- Entrance Bay Day Use Area + Swim Beach
  • Entrance Bay Day Use Area and Swim Beach.- Entrance Bay Day Use Area + Swim Beach
  • View of Cultus Lake from Entrance Bay Day Use Area and Swim Beach.- Entrance Bay Day Use Area + Swim Beach
  • Playground structure at Entrance Bay Day Use Area and Swim Beach.- Entrance Bay Day Use Area + Swim Beach
  • Entrance Bay Day Use Area and Swim Beach.- Entrance Bay Day Use Area + Swim Beach
  • Boat ramp at Entrance Bay Day Use Area and Swim Beach.- Entrance Bay Day Use Area + Swim Beach
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Broad beach and designated swimming area. Public boat launch.
Cons: 
Beach is fairly gravely. Dogs are not permitted.
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Region:
Skagit Range, BC
Congestion: 
High
Day-Use/Parking Pass Required:
General Day Use Fee ($10.00)
Location Type: 
Lake/Sound
Cliff jumping: 
No
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Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
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Partly cloudy in the morning and dry throughout the day.
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Adventure Description

Adventure Description

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Adjacent to the campground of the same name, Entrance Bay Day Use Area offers a wealth of amenities for anyone passing through or looking for a lakeside place to lounge on a warm afternoon. The long, gently sloping beach, though pebbled, provides easy access to the designated swimming area and also acts as a boat ramp for those with larger watercraft. Cultus Lake is generally calm, and it is circumscribed by thickly forested hills, serving up ideal paddling or boating conditions for anyone seeking a new paddle-in-hand perspective.

Though, Entrance Bay sees quite a bit of traffic, it’s well equipped to handle it with a plethora of picnic benches and expansive flat, grassy areas offering plenty of shade for those visiting on a hot day. The playground is well within eye and earshot to all of the picnic tables, so kids can play while parents relax and enjoy lakeside lounging.

If you have a long, leisurely stay in mind, be sure to arrive early to stake a claim to the best real estate. It's immediately accessible upon entry to Cultus Lake Provincial Park, and it therefore entices many to make Entrance Bay a first stop.

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