Day Use & Picnic Areas

Campfire stew

Take the Time to Slow Down for a Picnic

Spending time outside with friends and family enjoying time together can create some of the most cherished memories.

Take a break on your next adventure or head out for a few hours and explore the region’s many day-use areas.

Crimson Lake Provincial Park

Picnic dinner along the shores of Crimson Lake

Beaverdam PRA

Evening meal at Beaverdam Provincial Recreation Area

You’ll find day use and picnic areas throughout the region, from official provincial recreation areas to informal lakeshore spots on public lands.




Plan Your Adventure

Find the perfect spot for a lunch break on your next road trip or plan an evening out with a campfire and cookout at one of the region’s day-use area. Many picnic areas make for the perfect location for a team-building activity or an outdoor meal with friends and family.

Some of the areas have reservations available to ensure you have access to a picnic shelter while others close earlier in the evening and season. Make sure to check before you head out on your adventure.




Find Your Perfect Spot

  • Location

Goldeye Lake is a popular family spot along the David Thompson Highway. In addition to the popular campground, the area includes 3 picnic sites by the lake.