5 places to swim in the Cowichan Valley

Fuller Lake Park’s swimming beach boasts on-duty lifeguards. (rentalhomes.com photo)
Crofton beach has a number of spots to hit the water. (Citizen file)
Lakeview Park at Lake Cowichan offers a beautiful stretch of sand and clear water. (Citizen file)
Maple Bay beach requires beach shoes, but a refreshing dip in the ocean. (duncanrealestatepro.com photo)
Mason’s Beach at Shawnigan Lake is a popular spot on a sunny day. (ourbc.com photo)

Where should you swim in the Cowichan Valley?

Here’s five places to check out:

1. Fuller Lake Park, Chemainus

2. Crofton Beach, Crofton

3. Lakeview Park, Lake Cowichan

4. Maple Bay Beach, Maple Bay

5. Mason’s Beach, Shawnigan Lake

These are some of our favourites. What are yours?

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