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Swan Lake Nature Reserve - Princeton

368 Rainbow Lake Rd, Princeton, BC V0X 1W0, Canada
355 Rainbow Lake Road Princeton British Columbia V0X 1W0 CA

A kettle lake surrounded by 57 hectares of grasslands and wildflowers, with 5 km (3.1 mi) of walking trails, two bird blinds, several benches, and picnic tables.

Over the years 128 species of birds have been sighted here. During spring and autumn, the lake welcomes up to 15 different species of waterfowl and shorebirds. Look for a diverse range of wildlife, including black bears, badgers, weasels, coyotes, mule and whitetail Deer, elk, long-toed salamander, Great Basin Spadefoot Toad, painted turtles, and other reptiles.


Located 2 km (1.2 mi) north of the Town of Princeton, on the Princeton-Summerland Road just past the Princeton Exhibition Grounds. Parking is available in two locations with a short walk to a gate into the sanctuary itself.

Open (season)
Year Round
Lake front
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