Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Powell Lake, BC

Powell Lake in mainland Coastal British Columbia is about 175 kilometres (110 miles) north of Vancouver. It's water flows from rivers and glaciers in the Coastal Range through the short (only 500 metres or one-third of a mile long) Powell River into the Strait of Georgia near a town bearing its name.

Powell Lake is 51 kilometres (32 miles) long with 480 kilometres (300 miles) of shoreline. Our cabin is about 17 kilometres (10 miles) up the lake from the marina at the Shinglemill in a bay called Hole in the Wall. The only way to get there is by boat. That gives us lots of privacy, but it can also be a challenge at times. Powell Lake can get up to 4' waves on it's longer reaches.

Here are some interesting facts. Powell Lake ...

Resources about Powell Lake include:
Come for a visit and see why we love it "up the lake." -- Margy

10 comments:

  1. My wife's given surname was Powell, so she claims the lake for the family.

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  2. Thanks for the beautiful views of the lake. It looks like a peaceful place!
    Wil, ABCW Team.

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  3. What a lovely spot - i can see why you'd want to live there.

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  4. I love your part of the world. Just amazing.
    Cheers from Cottage Country (east!)!

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  5. Thanks all for stopping by to comment. If you ever get a chance, come up the Sunshine Coast and experience Powell Lake for yourself. It is a great place in all seasons. - Margy

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  6. A gorgeous lake, and so interesting!

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  7. I just might take you up on your offer...I'm falling in love with Hole in the Wall through your posts! I'm putting visiting the area on my bucket list:)

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  8. What a beautiful place to live and enjoy life. MB

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  9. Hey you just taught me alot about Powell Lake..thanks...and yes it is a beautiful spot where you live!

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  10. It was nice to see an aerial view of the lake. Goat Island is really big.

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