The Thompson Region’s geodiversity is striking. Near Merritt, you will find desert oases and carved rock canyons, as well as numerous great rock climbing areas. While you’re there, hike the old Cariboo Wagon Trail for a taste of the region’s interesting history. The area offers fantastic kid friendly fishing holes too!
The park is set amidst towering cliffs of coloured limestone, and encompasses Turquoise, Crown and Pavilion Lakes. Campsites are situated in open forest on the lakeshore of Crown across lake from waterfall. The beach is gradual and safe even for small children. Rock-climbing, hiking, scuba diving, fishing and wildlife viewing are popular. May – September.