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Cheakamus Lake Trail

Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
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This is a must do hike

This is a nice gentle walk from the car park at the head of the logging trail to the Lake itself... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Malcolm A
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Chorley, United Kingdom
Great hike with beautiful payoff

First, the road to the parking lot isn't as bad as some have reported. I got up there in a Nissan... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
ltdscott
,
San Diego, CA
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“unpaved road” (4 reviews)
“bear country” (4 reviews)
“easy hike” (7 reviews)
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Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice gentle walk from the car park at the head of the logging trail to the Lake itself - wonderful walk through Old Growth forest with our daughter, her boyfriend and his parents, The road up is gravel and the odd pothole,...More

Thank Malcolm A
Reviewed 15 October 2017

First, the road to the parking lot isn't as bad as some have reported. I got up there in a Nissan Sentra no problem, just dodge the bigger potholes and take it slow on the slightly rougher sections. The hike was a mostly easy/moderate one...More

Thank ltdscott
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Very beautiful and easy hike. It is just SOO beautiful and all the different colors of the trees and mss. The lake is very beautiful.

Thank Jan J
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This hike is mistakenly marked at a moderate level but it is far more strenuous than that. Hiking over the hills along the lake give you awesome views of the mountains. This trail also leads to the camping areas. Sitting along side the lake was...More

Thank DanasTrip
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We did this walk after visiting Whistler - unfortunately we only had time to walk into the lake and walk out again, about 2 hrs round trip - but you can make a day or half-day of it by continuing on the path that runs...More

Thank TfromNYC
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is an easy hike through trees (not much open sky, so it's cool in the summer). The lake is beautiful and terrain is a very gentle up and down. However, you may not find it if you're from out of the area and follow...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 19 August 2017

More of a walk than a hike in my opinion, but that will depend on what you're used to! The trail starts at the end of a 6.5km forestry service road. From there it is a well maintained path which starts wide but narrows slightly...More

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Pretty easy trail leads into a gorgeous blue lake. Its a short hike in to the first half of the lake, and a bit further to the other end. I recommend it for families or anyone wanting to escape the crowds.

Thank annikak554
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This hike was moderate with a few areas that are pretty steep, but it is so worth it! We went early in the morning. As we were leaving (around lunchtime), the trail was much more crowded. Several spots to stop for a beautiful picnic.

1  Thank Anna M
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We picked this hike to rest our legs after exhausting ourselves at the Stawamus Chief the day before. We're a bit unsure about the unpaved road, but it really was not that bad if you don't go too fast. We drove our rental economy car...More

1  Thank Ameed A
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