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Vancouver Lake Park

6801 NW Lower River Rd, Vancouver, WA 98660-1008
+1 360-619-1111
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Nice lake park

Nice lake for paddling kayaks, etc. Park has restrplaces for picnics, sand beach area. Bicycle... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Olympia, Washington
Family photo shoot

We love this place. By looking at my photo a great place to have a family photo shoot. I won't tell... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pete M
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Travellers talk about
“water quality” (7 reviews)
“sandy beach” (6 reviews)
“picnic tables” (7 reviews)
6801 NW Lower River Rd, Vancouver, WA 98660-1008
+1 360-619-1111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice lake for paddling kayaks, etc. Park has restrplaces for picnics, sand beach area. Bicycle trail and/or walking trail

Thank 273rita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place. By looking at my photo a great place to have a family photo shoot. I won't tell you where exactly where it's at you will have to discover this yourself. If you find it you find a great place to to...More

Thank Pete M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

My wife and I go here to float in out tubes and watch boat racing. Cheap parking, safe environment and inviting.

Thank R3lharris
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Kayaking in the morning, sand and water play, then food and games. Very large area with all the amenities. Great place to go on a sunny day.

1  Thank Dan H
Reviewed 18 July 2017

A local gathering place for walkers and bird watchers. Many children and dogs the day we were there.

Thank aphrab
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Nice, Quiet, Clean park area overlooking Vancouver Lake. Nice to Picnic or just a quiet Get Away Time. Overlooks a Quiet serene Lake. Plenty of room and usually never crowded. Just keep away from any Geese or Ducks that may be in the area. They...More

1  Thank Alphonse_of_Olde
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Went to attend a rowing regatta. Temps started in the 80s and peaked above 100F. Appreciated the many shaded areas. Beautiful views. Look forward to returning with hopefully more moderate temperatures.

2  Thank Andreas G
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

This is a large park with enough space for people to spread out. There are several pavilions that can be reserved, play structures for children and lots of trees for shade. It gets fairly busy on weekends, but week days are quiet.

1  Thank MarineAir10
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This lake was a great place to host a regatta. There was enough space for all the teams to put up tents, set up the boats, and bathrooms. The park crew did a nice job on Friday and Saturday keeping the garbage from overflowing. Beware...More

1  Thank learninggirl74
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Homeless people & lots of garbage everywhere. Beautiful location- but city parks should clean up those who take advantage of the open space and wreak it for the tax payers...

1  Thank D G
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Alicia E
4 August 2017|
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Response from Alphonse_of_Olde | Reviewed this property |
I've seen kayaks, sailboards and various other selfpropeled boats, including those from a very distinquished Rowing Club who claims vancouver Lake as there home venue, but no motorized boats are allowed and I haven't noticed... More
28 June 2016|
Response from DickW343 | Reviewed this property |
No. Unfortunately no kayaks.