Tag Archives: Comox Lake

Comox Lake – Over the dam

Clouds over the forebay area of BC Hydro’s Comox Lake impoundment dam

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Comox Lake 131.996 m ASL

I’ve shot images of the changing water levels at Comox Lake over the years that I have lived here since moving from Ontario. Sometimes there is too much water and the Comox Lake Dam spillway is in operation, and sometimes … Continue reading

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Comox Glacier

Looking over Comox Lake toward the Comox Glacier

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Island signs – Comox Lake Dam

I’d like to think that people would understand that a dam is not a great place for swimming, but the signs at the Comox Lake dam indicate otherwise.

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Comox Lake Dam – the spillway

The Comox Lake impoundment dam spillway Water flows over the spillway when the level of Comox Lake reaches 135.33 meters above sea level. The Comox Lake dam is a 142 m-long concrete gravity structure with a crest elevation of 137.55 … Continue reading

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Comox Lake – the old water tank

The old wood stave water tank above the Comox Lake Campground

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Comox Lake – A wet fall day

A rather wet fall day at Comox Lake

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Comox Lake Park – the boulders

Heading into Comox Lake Park to see some massive boulders

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Comox Lake – a history of logging

When you get past the campground outside of Cumberland, you start to get a sense of the history of Comox Lake, and the importance of forestry (logging) in the Comox Valley…

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An eagle

An eagle near Comox Lake

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