Flash Back Fridays

LIFE AT THE LODGE

By Juli Porter, Western Wonderland, 1965

One of the cottages in the early stages of Strathcona Park Lodge.

One of the cottages in the early stages of Strathcona Park Lodge.

Jim and Myrna Boulding are both school teachers. They spend their holidays as hosts at Strathcona Park Lodge, nestled on the side of Upper Campbell Lake, one of the most beautiful lakes on Vancouver Island. It is surrounded by high snow-capped mountains and steeply sloping hills. The gardens were laid out by Clive Justice, a landscape architect from Vancouver. For those who wish more vigorous entertainment than just relaxing in the sun there is riding, swimming, the lake abounds in trout and it is possible to catch a good string before breakfast – a sportsman’s paradise. Read more