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Vancouver Lake Park

6801 NW Lower River Rd, Vancouver, WA 98660-1008
+1 360-619-1111
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We took the short drive to Vancouver Lake looking to just take a walk around the lake. We when... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Northeast Ohio
Good rowing lake. Kinda dirty beach.

Vancouver Lake is beautiful when viewed from afar; an idyllic lake with, bizarrely, the the loading... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
David P
Vancouver, Washington
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6801 NW Lower River Rd, Vancouver, WA 98660-1008
+1 360-619-1111
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

We took the short drive to Vancouver Lake looking to just take a walk around the lake. We when discovered that there was an entrance fee, however, it did not appear to be a worthwhile expense to just take a walk. It may have been...More

Thank BCC3
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Vancouver Lake is beautiful when viewed from afar; an idyllic lake with, bizarrely, the the loading cranes of Port Vancouver in the background. It's also the premier rowing area in this part of the country, with crew teams practicing regularly. The park here has a...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Vancouver Lake Park.... located just outside of Vancouver/Fruit valley area, it is an otherwise nice place, but is in need of some major clean up and basic amenities for park goers... With a little love this place could be a wonderful area... Perhaps it was...More

Thank davidpipgras
Reviewed 18 August 2016

When to a family party there. It was under a covered area with tables and a large grill. Large grassy area right down to the lake. Lake was a nice place to swim and wade. The water was warm and clear. I have been told...More

Thank Captainron14
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The water is disgusting you couldn't see into the water at all and it smelled horrible.There was poison algea in the water that gave some rashes on the kids skin. The grass was infested with wasps and yellow jackets as well as thick swarms of...More

Thank Aryanna C
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The lake was very quiet, few people on a Tuesday . I saw kayakers and swimmers with picnic tables and bathrooms , wonderful place for a picnic , no dogs allowed though, nice views of Mount Hellena, Hood and Adams on clear day

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We were out riding and stopped by the beach for a quick look see. It was a Fri late morning and there weren't many people around, mums with young kids and some canoeing teams practising. I can imagine this place being crowded on a sunny...More

Thank Kien G
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I have lived in Vancouver for 5 years when I discovered Vancouver Lake park. I was shocked how beautiful it was. Great place to have picnics, ride bikes, play frisbee, take a walk or just relax and enjoy the view. I never heard that much...More

2  Thank patsyfloyd
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have taken my kayak there a couple times and enjoyed the trip. I always head to the island on the north end. If you want a day trip and sit at the beach, there is a paid area during the summer run by Vancouver...More

Thank Derek N
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This park provides, on a clear day, the perfect view of 5 mountains: Mt Hood, Mt Adams, Mt Jefferson, Mt Rainier, and Mt St Helens, and is the only place like it. Quiet and serene on most days, all year round. Rowing competitions on some...More

1  Thank 492gwena
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Alicia E
3 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
27 June 2016|
Response from DickW343 | Reviewed this property |
No. Unfortunately no kayaks.