Recreation Sites at Mile 2

General Information

  • Daily permit fee is $12 per day including GST, per vehicle unit ($6 per day for seniors over age 65 or disabled persons). Please note CASH ONLY.
  • Each additional vehicle is subject to a fee at 50% of the original vehicle.
  • There are 50 campsites at 2-Mile, and 20 of these are lakefront, of which ten are designated premium lakefront where the Senior discount does not apply between June 15 and Labor Day Monday.
  • Sites are on a first-come basis. There is no reservation system in effect.
  • “Take out what you bring in”. There are limited garbage facilities on site. The Cherryville landfill is open Tuesday and Saturday
  • Bring your own drinking water.
  • There are no electrical or water hook-ups for RV’s.
  • There is no cell phone coverage or Internet here and the closest public pay phone is in Cherryville.
  • Provincial regulation prohibits ATV’s and dirt bikes off trailer in the campground at Mile-2.
  • Quiet hours are between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. and the gate is locked at this time.
  • No fireworks (Section 31 of the Wildfire Act – $345 fine)
  • Check-out time is noon and maximum stay is 14 days.
  • Firewood is available for $5 per bundle or feel free to bring your own wood (no nails, please)
  • Well-behaved dogs on leash are welcome. (Please pick up after your pet.)
  • The Lumby RCMP make regular patrols in this area.


GPS Coordinates:
Frank’s Store at the intersection of Highway 6 and Sugar Lake Road: N 50 14.750, W 118 39.710
Sugar Lake Bridge: N 50 21.250, W 118 32.240
Forest Service Road Intersection: N 50 21.650, W 118 32.320
Entrance to the Campground: N 50 22.430, W 118 31.730

Right-click here for downloadable/printable driving directions to Sugar Lake Recreation Sites (Mile 2)

  • From Vernon, drive 50 km east on Highway #6 to Frank’s Tempo Gas Station at Cherryville on the corner of #6 and Sugar Lake Road.
  • Turn left (north) onto Sugar Lake Road and go 17 kms to Sugar Lake. The last few kilometers are well kept gravel. Stay on Sugar Lake Road to the lake. You will pass Kate Creek Road on your right as you approach the lake. Continue downhill to the one-lane bridge.
  • Cross the one-lane bridge, and at the end of the bridge set your odometer to zero. You will see a private lakefront development on your right – do not turn in here.
  • Take the higher road called Sugar Lake Forest Service Road – Mile 0.
  • At 0.7km the road Y’s – take the right-hand lower road. The lake is on the right side and you will pass the Davis Forestry Camp.
  • At 2.7 kms there is a brown wooden fence with a yellow gate. Turn in here to the Sugar Lake 2-Mile Campground.
  • Welcome!


Sugar Lake Recreational Sites Campground Map

Download a printable pdf version of the map