Antler Lake

Gold River

Park Amenities:
Boat Launch

Antler Lake is located in the back country forests near the community of Gold River, BC on Vancouver Island, Canada. Antler lake is a small wilderness recreation lake popular for swimming, fishing, canoeing and picnicking. 

Gold River When visiting the crystal clear lake there is a good chance there will be an opportunity to view wildlife, especially birding and possibly black bears, deer and cougar.

There are some picnic tables, pit toilets and a roof top boat launch. The parking lot is small. The scenery is worth bringing a camera. Be prepared as the lake is a local swimming hole that can get busy on weekends.

Antler Lake Trail takes about 2 hours to complete at a leisurely pace while exploring a Douglas Fir and Western Red Cedar forest.  The hiking trail loops around the lake , crossing over a rock slide, mini bridges and some boardwalk.  Located along the trail are soem sitting benches.  The Antler Lake Trail connects to the Scout Lake Trail.


Antler Lake
Gold River

How To Get ToAntler Lake

First travel to the community of Campbell River on Vancouver Island on Hwy #1. On the north end of Campbell River take a right and head west on the Gold River Highway to the community of Gold River, BC, Canada. In Gold River travel north on East Road for about 4 kilometres to the entrance to Antler Lake.
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