Sproat Lake Voted B.C’s best lake in CBC bracket

After a very tight race for the top spot, CBC readers have decided Sproat is lake in British Columbia! British Columbians and CBC readers whittled down a list of 48 lakes to decide on a winner. Over 100,000 votes later, the Vancouver Island lake emerged victorious over Shuswap Lake in the province’s southern interior! With […]

Thank you-note, Cameron Bluffs wildfire

Cameron Bluffs Wildfire Thank You Note

The Cameron Bluffs wildfire has no doubt impacted thousands of residents not only in Port Alberni, but the entire west coast including Tofino, Ucluelet and small communities in the Nuu-Chah-Nulth Nation. Despite the immense stress a forest fire can bring, first responders, the City of Port Alberni and our community members acted fast to do […]

Explore Sproat Lake

Wildlife at Sproat Lake

Sproat Lake is nestled in the Alberni Valley and is home to a range of wildlife including many species of birds, beavers, black bears, salmon, three types of deer, and elk. Sproat Lake and the surrounding areas are diverse ecosystems of plants and animals that intersect with humans on a daily basis, allowing residents a […]

Best Place to Call Home

5 Reasons Sproat Lake is the Best Place to Call Home

Just Five of the Many Reasons Why Sproat Lake is the Best Place to Call Home Vancouver Island is one of the nicest places to live in British Columbia. It’s a slice of heaven complete with mountain ranges perfect for skiing, snowboarding, or hiking, old growth forests, 100 lakes, and more than 200 rivers. Among […]

Sproat Lake to the West Coast

Sproat Lake to the West Coast

Sproat Lake is nestled between the vibrant Port Alberni Valley and the expansive West Coast. The journey from Sproat Lake to the West Coast is a winding and beautiful one, covering over 100km of breathtaking forests, creeks, lakes, and mountains. Sproat Lake to the West Coast Vancouver Island is known for its old growth forests, […]

Sproat Lake Water Stewards

Sproat Lake Water Stewards

Early on the first Saturday of October, a small group of likeminded “lakers” set off from Sproat Lake’s Fish and Duck marina, bound for Two Rivers Inlet. Summer or year-round, ‘lakers’ share a common interest The annual beach cleanup — a short cruise down the 25-kilometre lake aboard a houseboat — is a volunteer pitch-in […]