Whistler Lakes, Beaches & Parks

  • Spend warm summer days on a beautiful beach by a cool, clear mountain lake
  • Bring a picnic or use the onsite BBQs for a memorable meal in the fresh air
  • Relax in the sun or rent canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards for water adventures
  • Take a day and explore Whistler's lakes and beaches by bike or on foot via the Valley Trail

Alpha Lake

Located at the southern end of the valley in the Creekside neighbourhood.

Alpha Lake Park Features

  • Sandy Beach
  • Docks
  • Kids' playground
  • Volleyball and tennis courts
  • BBQs

Off-Leash Area - Arfa Park

  • Designated dog off leash area at all times
  • Dogs also allowed off-leash in main park Before 10:00 AM and after 8:00 PM

View Alpha Lake in Google Maps

Nita Lake

A small lake close to Creekside and Nita Lake Lodge.


  • Dock
  • Stocked with Rainbow Trout for fishing
  • Small park with picnic tables
  • Pebble beach

Alta Lake

A large lake that stretches between Creekside and the Village with several parks around its borders and plenty of room for watersports.

Lakeside Park Features

  • Located on Lakeside Road
  • A sandy beach
  • Kids play area
  • Picnic tables and BBQs
  • A concession renting canoes and other water craft (summertime only)

Rainbow Park

Rainbow Park is located on the west side of Whistler Valley. It's a pleasant 20 minute bike ride along the Valley Trail from the Village, just off Alta Lake Road. Rainbow Park has lots of space and was the site of the historical Rainbow Lodge built by Whistler pioneer Myrtle Philip.

  • A sandy beach and shallow waters
  • Large open space with green grass
  • Picnic tables and outdoor BBQs
  • Shaded areas
  • Docks
  • Beach volleyball courts
  • Washrooms
  • Vending machines and a concession stand

Off-Leash Area - Barking Bay

  • Designated dog off leash area with a sandy beach
  • Dogs also allowed off-leash in main park Before 10:00 AM and after 8:00 PM

Wayside Park

This smaller park is close to the Creekside neighbourhood of Whistler.

  • A small beach
  • Dock
  • Canoe and kayak rentals
  • BBQs and picnic tables
  • Boat rentals
  • Concession
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair accessible walkway
  • View Alta Lake in Google Maps

    Lost Lake

    Lost Lake is in Lost Lake Park, a forested park close to Whistler Village. In Summer just off Lost Lake Road.

    • A popular sandy beach
    • BBQs, picnic tables and a concession stand
    • Washrooms
    • Kids area
    • docks
    • It is dog-friendly with an off-leash area nearby (Please be aware of other dog restrictions in the area)

    Off-Leash Area - Canine Cove

    • Designated dog off leash area with a sandy beach

    View Lost Lake in Google Maps

    Green Lake

    Green Lake is a large glacier fed lake located north of the Village.


    • Water craft rentals
    • Boat launch - a popular spot for wakeboarding
    • Picnic Tables
    • Floatplane dock

    Other Parks

    Name Features Location
    Whistler Olympic Plaza Outdoor performance facility, community park, large accessible playground and play area, lawn, ice skating rink in summer. Village North
    Whistler Skate Park Open daily between dawn and dusk with lights in the bowl until 1:00 AM from April to November. Skateboarding, in-line skating, BMX, trials and Flo riding. A 6.5 meter diameter bowl with serpentine run plus Variety of quarter pipes up to 3 meters high, a spine, volcano and central pyramid. Spectator areas with grass banks and picnic areas between Upper & Lower Village
    Whistler Village Bike Park A great area to learn skills. A jump track, a pump track, a beginner skills area, flow trails and an intermediate skills area. between Upper & Lower Village
    Florence Petersen Park Water feature and public art, forest, wetland boardwalk with interpretive signage, a storytelling circle and Adirondack chairs. Main Street, Village
    Meadow Park Large playground area with a children’s water park, to tennis and basketball courts and ball diamonds, access to the River of Golden Dreams, dogs allowed off-leash before 10:00 AM and after 8:00 PM. Alpine
    Spruce Grove Park Three competition quality baseball diamonds, clubhouse, concession and washrooms, a play structure, community greenhouses. Spruce Grove
    Rebagliati Park Grassy lawn, picnic tables, views of Fitzsimmons Creek. Can be rented for functions. between Upper & Lower Village
    Bayly Park Under construction. Cheakamus Crossing
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