About the Park

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Spider Lake features a sandy beach perfect for water activities on a summer day including canoeing, kayaking and swimming. Paddlers can have a quiet day exploring the shoreline and the many secluded “Spider legs” of this lake.

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No camping permitted.


No fires allowed.

Park Info


  • Hiking

  • Swimming

  • Canoeing / kayaking

  • Fishing

  • Pets on leash

  • Bicycling
  • Windsurfing

  • Beach


  • Toilets

  • Wheelchair accessible


Spider Lake Provincial Park is located 60 km north of Nanaimo and 16 km west of Qualicum Beach on central Vancouver Island. The park can be accessed via the Horne Lake exit off Hwy #19 or Hwy #19a. Follow signs for 5 km to Spider Lake.