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Joffre Lakes Provincial Park

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Amazing lakes

Hiked this trail on Saturday July 14 2018. 6 adults, 2 seniors (70+) and 3 young boys (age 3, 5... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Yinxin Z
Way harder than we thought, but worth it

Literally amazed at the people who run up and down these trails! We hiked about 4 INTENSE mostly... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Victoria, Canada
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| Off Hwy 99 east of Pemberton, BC on the Duffey Lake Road, Pemberton, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hiked this trail on Saturday July 14 2018. 6 adults, 2 seniors (70+) and 3 young boys (age 3, 5, 6). Started hiking 9:20, came back to parking lot at 14:40. Our young boys did it all by themselves! It was quite hard for the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Literally amazed at the people who run up and down these trails! We hiked about 4 INTENSE mostly uphill hours to the very end of the third lake and camped there. We arrived at the parking lot around 2pm and it wasn’t full but the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful forest and lake settings The day was cloudy but the aquamarine lake with snowy peaks in the forest just stunning

1  Thank James F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd read that the Joffre Lakes hike not to be missed so we added to our itinerary while staying in Whistler. The start of the trail is a good hours drive from Whistler so you'll need to plan ahead if you are wanting to do...More

4  Thank Kelli_jayne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got up early & started this hike by 7:00 a.m. on a Saturday morning. I'm glad we got to the trail head early because there was tons of parking and we didn't see any people until we were past the middle lake. We hiked...More

6  Thank BrussoDallas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit to Joffre lakes. We reached the trailhead at 9am and were able to find a parking spot. It's a beautiful hike but very busy. There is quite a bit of wait if you want to take iconic photos you see...More

2  Thank Out S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't mind a little bit of a long drive, then this hike is very worth it all! I went on a weekend and the only problem was trying to find parking so please keep that in mind. Other than that, it was an...More

Thank Phred M
Reviewed June 9, 2018

My husband and I hiked the Joffre Lakes trail and it was well worth the trip. This is a very popular hike so we went early on a Saturday morning. It was drizzling when we arrived so the first lake, which is meters from the...More

1  Thank sickntiredis
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

What a difference a month makes! I was worried about encountering snow on the trail esp given recent reviews and the May 22 trail report on the park website, but as of 6/1/18 there is no snow on the trail to the third lake view...More

Thank travelinari
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Please note before reading my review about Joffre Lakes Provincial Park, you will specifically require these three attributes to embark on this journey. 1. Water, it's incredibly important to stay hydrated. 2. Snacks, but only healthy ones - Bananas. Unless it's Cheetos Cheese Puffs. 3....More

6  Thank NotoriousBJ
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Kevin L
June 27, 2018|
Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
Depends on where you are travelling from. Maybe spend the night in Squamish and get up early. I suggest that you hit the trailhead by 8AM. Always gives you a head start
Sally E
May 20, 2018|
Response from tph69 | Reviewed this property |
Snow. Wear warm cloths
March 3, 2018|
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Response from Anne T | Reviewed this property |
the second lake.