Monte Lake is a main part of tiny homonymous provincial park , established March 16, 1956 to protect an area of Ponderosa Pine,
with grassland along the lake. Park size is 8 hectares.
It is located 32 km southeast of Kamloops on Hwy 97. The closest communities to this park are Monte Lake, Kamloops and
The most dangerous representatives of the local wildlife are bears, cougars (pumas) and wolves.
If you do not encounter these beasts, local visit can be pleasant for watching, hiking, camping and fishing.