Waldo Cove Regional Park


Parks, Trails & Recreation Facilities Brochure


Waldo Cove Regional Park was created as an Area B Park in 2020 and is located south of Baynes Lake and Sharpe Road on the east side of Koocanusa Lake. Sandy beaches and a boat launch make this a great location for a family day at the lake. 


Civic Address 1005 Sharpe Road

2.1 km west of the Crowsnest Highway (3) and Highway 95 junction. (Highway 3/93 Dairy Bar) turn onto Kikomun-Newgate Road. Follow for 7.2 km to a four way stop turn left onto Jaffray Baynes Lake Road.  Follow Jaffray Baynes Lake Road south for 3.6 km. Turn right onto Baynes Lake Loop Road. In 600 m turn left and continue on Baynes Lake Loop Road for 850 m. Turn right onto Sharpe Road. Follow Sharpe Road south for 600 m. Turn left onto the gravel road at the Waldo Cove sign. Follow the gravel road for 1 km to the parking area and boat launch. 


The Amenities at Waldo Cove Regional Park include a boat launch (no launch/parking fees) with limited parking for vehicles with trailers, wheelchair accessible outhouses, picnic sites with tables and two beach areas with floating docks.

Seasonal Hours

The boat launch is open June 1 - October 31.

Park Etiquette
  • No alcohol or cannabis
  • Limit your stay to daylight hours only (no overnight camping)
  • Keep pets on leash and clean up after them
  • Park in a manner that doesn’t restrict road or trail access (no beach parking)
  • Pack out all garbage with you
  • Swim at your own risk (there is no Lifeguard on duty)
  • No campfires

If you have additional questions, or to report any issues you can contact the Environmental Services Department at 250-489-6900 or email [email protected].

Last edited: Tue, April 23, 2024 - 2:48:34