About the Area

The Town of Lake Cowichan is a growing, vibrant community of approximately 3,000 people, with an additional 3,500 people in the surrounding area. The community is situated on Cowichan Lake with the heritage Cowichan River flowing through the center of town. 

The Picturesque Town of Lake Cowichan is just one hour from Victoria or Nanaimo B.C and has all of the necessary amenities within the town limits. 

Other communities comprising the Cowichan Lake area are Honeymoon Bay, Mesachie Lake and Youbou, all within 15 minutes. Each community has access to Cowichan Lake, one of the largest fresh-water lakes on Vancouver Island. 

Secondary roadways provide access to Port Renfrew, Nitinat and Bamfield, which are the trailheads for the West Coast Trail unit of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and the old growth forests of Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park. 

More Information

To learn more about the Town of Lake Cowichan and surrounding areas, visit the links below.