Water Activities in Pemberton


Mountain Rivers, Lakes, Streams & Beaches

Pemberton and area offers a pristine water environment with a variety of great ways to enjoy the H2O.... while relaxing or experiencing the ultimate adrenaline fix!

Swimming & Lakes

Pemberton is a terrific water sports destination. There are sandy beaches around Lillooet Lake at Strawberry Point, Twin One, Lizzie Bay and Driftwood Bay. Mosquito, Anderson, Birkenhead and Gates lakes are also popular swimming locales.

Jet Boat Tours

Visitors can choose from memorable jetboat tours on the Green River by soaring, glaciated mountain peaks and traditional salmon fishing camps, or a Lillooet River rapid run onto the Lower Lillooet to the Skookumchuck hot springs.


Green River provides exciting rafting adventures in Pemberton. Whitewater that leaves you grinning from ear-to-ear. Towering mountains that take your breath away. A once-in-a-lifetime journey through the area's pristine wilderness.


Those looking for a wet adventure can try guided whitewater rafting down many of the area's rivers, or lake kayaking, particularly at Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park. Fishers head to this area to catch the multitude of kokanee, rainbow trout, Dolly Varden and cutthroat in numerous lakes and rivers.

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How to Celebrate Halloween 2015, Pemberton Style
October 15
Halloween in Pemberton takes you back to the "good old days" — simple and fun. Halloween here revolves around — you guessed it — our agricultural heritage.

Christmas Party Time
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Looking for a place to hold your Christmas party over the holidays? Check out details on two of the more popular party destinations, The Meadows at Pemberton and Big Sky Golf Course.

Epic Fall in Pemberton — Gorgeous Time to See Fall Colours
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Fall begins a special time in Pemberton, a time that defines us and allows us to show off what we've got: Nature in abundance. Before we settle in for the winter, the countryside seems to breathe a little deeper, our colours intensify and the ground almost seems to soak you up a little as you walk along our trails and country roads.

Try Paddle Boarding in Pemberton
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Looking for fun activity to try this long weekend? Why not check out paddle boarding at One Mile Lake.

Pemberton Golf Preview
August 21
Pemberton is lucky to have two par 72 championship level golf courses located side by side! The Meadows at Pemberton & Big Sky Golf Course provide two varying experiences catering to the beginner level player and the advanced pro.

Pemberton Slow Food Cycle Vendor List
August 13
The Pemberton Slow Food Cycle is only 3 days away! To help you get more familiar with this year's event, we've prepared a quick bio on each one of the farms + vendors participating in this year's event.

Take it Slow in Pemberton — Farms, Food and Fun
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Eco-Tourism in Pemberton — Visit & Tread Lightly
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Pemberton Wedding — Style Your Perfect Casual Chic Day
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A wedding in Pemberton? If you're looking for that perfect combination of casual sophistication, Pemberton is your ideal venue.

Araxi Long Table Series at North Arm Farm
July 27
The Araxi Long Table Series is an outdoor dining event located at North Arm Farm in Pemberton, BC. The dinner is catered by Araxi Restaurant and will take place on Saturday, September 5th.

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