Lake is home to approximately 1456 permanent residents
in the winter and thousands more in the summer months. The lake
is 19 km. long and more then 180 meters deep in some sections.
The warm water temperatures can be attributed to the fact that
a sizeable fault runs through the middle of the lake which supplies
constant geothermal heat to the lake making it the "warmest
tree-lined lake in Canada", making it a popular vacation
Lake isn't just a summer destination, the fun and adventure extends
throughout the year offering something for everyone. Recreation
opportunities are in abundance at Christina Lake with such attributes
as the Trans Canada Trail and the Kettle Valley Railway with its
newly decked and hand-railed trestles. There's also the golfing,
the Cascade Falls view site, as well as cross-country skiing,
Snowmobiling, horseback tours, and snow shoeing just to name a
few. There are also two ski hills within a 45 minute drive of
Christina Lake both to the East and the West.
Owl Mountain Ranch
you arrive for a family vacation or you're on a getaway alone,
Christina Lake provides everything you need to make your stay
a great experience. Local outfitters will get you started with
the right equipment for biking, kayaking, canoeing, and horseback
riding complete with tour packages available.
the necessary amenities are at your fingertips. Grocery stores,
gas bars, medical clinic, sani-station, and mechanical services.
When hunger strikes, choose from an array of cafes, bistros, coffee
bars, restaurants, and fine dining. You're sure to find something
that will bring you back for seconds!
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Industries: Tourism and associated recreational activities
: 462.3 m (1516.7 ft)
Summer: 18 to 33 Celsius
Winter: -8 to 2 Celsius
Christina Lake is located on Highway 3, a well maintained,
major highway, 27 km. east of Grand Forks. Greyhound Bus Lines
services the community -- the Castlegar airport is 45 min. east
-- and the Kelowna airport is 3 hours NW. Spokane, Washington
is just 2.5 hours away.