Cowichan River Provincial Park - 750 hectares
Town of Lake Cowichan
Cowichan Lake Forest Research Station
Home to the Lake Cowichan First Nation, the area has been know as 'Warm Land' for centuries - the Cowichan Region offers one of Canada's finest climates. The Lake Cowichan First Nation's name for the lake, Kaatza means "The Big Lake".
Lake Cowichan gained greater popularity after King Edward VIII reportedly made great claims of the phenomenal fishing excursions he had experienced and during that time the lake was pronounced Canada's Fly-Fishing Capital.
Summer average 19 degrees Celsius (often mid-summer temperatures of 25 degrees Celsius)
Winter average 3 degrees Celsius