Ross Lake - Skagit Valley Provincial Park

The Rewards:

  • Swimming
  • Paid/Free camping
  • Mountain lake views

When: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Drive from Downtown Vancouver: 2 hr

Directions: Click here


Cellular Service: No

Pets: Yes

Restroom: Yes

Drinkable Water: Yes


  • Be prepared to drive on a gravel road for an hour
  • Camping on the U.S. side is free and there is no need for a passport
  • Bring your swimming gear
  • There is a great hike to Hozomeen Lake on the U.S. side

For more information on Skagit Valley Provincial Park

For a map of Skagit Valley Provincial Park

For more information on the U.S. side of Ross Lake

For a map of the U.S. camping area (Hozomeen)