Yaqakxaqlamki Boat Launch

The Yaqakxaqlamki Boat Launch is located on the shores of Lake Koocanusa just across the Kikomun Bridge.

The day-use Boat Launch is operated and maintained by the RDEK. It is open seasonally - generally from May to October each year and we have a contractor on site throughout the season.

Hours of Operation:

7:00am - 10:00pm daily

(gates are locked overnight)

User Fees

We do have user fees at the site and all fees collected go directly back into the operation and maintenance of the facility.

1. Season Passes:

A Season Pass allows the holder to launch and retrieve one watercraft from the ramp and to park one towing vehicle and one boat trailer in the Parking Area per day during the season, provided parking space is available.

  • Resident Season Pass - $50 – Available to permanent residents and property owners from Cranbrook, Kimberley, Fernie, Sparwood, Elkford, and RDEK Electoral Areas A, B and C. Proof of residency or property ownership must be presented at the time of application.
  • Non-Resident Season Pass- $75

To obtain a Season Pass, send a cheque or money order, along with proof of residency or property ownership, and a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

RDEK Environmental Services Department
19 – 24 Avenue South, Cranbrook BC  V1C 3H8

Credit card payments will be accepted if application is made at the RDEK office in Cranbrook (with proof of residency or property ownership, if applicable).

2. Day Pass

  • Day Pass - $10 - A Day Pass allows the holder to launch and retrieve one watercraft from the ramp and to park one towing vehicle and one boat trailer in the Parking Area for one day, provided parking space is available.

3. Commuter Vehicle Pass / Second Vehicle Pass

  • Commuter Vehicle Pass - $5. A fee of $5/day will be charged for all vehicles parked in the Parking Area. Parking of a second vehicle (non-towing) also requires purchase of a parking pass $5.00/day

 

Last edited: Thu, November 20, 2014 - 9:43:50