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Vancouver Lake Park

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Address: 6801 NW Lower River Rd, Vancouver, WA 98660-1008
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+1 360-619-1111

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Large lake

Between two rivers. Lots of parking and more than one boat launch. Toilets and porta potties. Just a little wooded area around a lake groomed to be useful to fisherman, boaters... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Between two rivers. Lots of parking and more than one boat launch. Toilets and porta potties. Just a little wooded area around a lake groomed to be useful to fisherman, boaters and campers.

Thank tiredandtravelled
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It was over a year ago that I was Kayaking on Lake Vancouver, and visiting Vancouver Lake Park. The park is beautiful, and it is not the fault of the lake that I tipped the kayak and lost my glasses.... lol This is a beautiful place to enjoy a very nice afternoon, on a sunny day in Vancouver, Washington. Have... More 

1 Thank James B
Vancouver, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Was a good place to cool off. Park was very neat & clean, but water was sort of dirty that day. More picnic tables needed.

Thank gramajanice
Eugene, Oregon
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

beautiful place for all ages to visit. bring a picnic, bathing suits and good people with you. I will return to have more fun next summer.

Thank Paulette F
Vancouver, Washington
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Some friends and I went Kayaking on the lake last summer. We stopped in the middle to rest and chit chat. About that time a very large carp came to the surface and scared the heck out of the group. As we began to paddle, 3-4 ft carp began to jump out of the water as our paddles touched them.... More 

1 Thank Karla / Kerrie S
Vancouver, Washington
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

A great place for big and small picnics. Lots of space for kids to run and grown ups to play games. The shelters are well placed, but do wish there was an off leash area. My dogs like the trails and beach. When there are few people I let them jump in the river. But can't do that all the... More 

Thank patstry
Portland OR
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Large park with sand beaches. Clean restrooms. Picnic tables. Good place to launch canoes and kayaks. lots of open fields for soccer. Birding also good on trails walking away from main area of park.

Thank KONPortlandOR
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Man-made lake with a beach and walking trails. Nice areas for walking, small beach, looks like a good place for birdwatching.

Thank Joan C
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Smelly goose poop beach with swimmer's itch warnings! Stay away! If you drive through in your car on your way to Frenchmen's beach, you'll know not to ever return.

Thank Old P
Cambria, California
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Nice lake to swim, and pic-nic. No boat launch that I could see, but clean bathrooms, plenty of parking. Nice lake to come to on a warm day .

Thank Vida67

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