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Hiking Cheakamus area Garibaldi Park, BC

Glacier fed Cheakamus Lake lies at elevation of less than 915 metres surrounded by mountains that tower to 1,600 metres above its thickly forested shoreline.
(Topographical map 92.J.2 and 92.J.3 1:50,000)

Turn right off Hwy 99, 48 km north of Squamish or 2.5 km south of Whistler at Function Junction. The logging road to the trailhead is on the left-hand side. It is 8.5 km from the highway to the parking lot.

There are two major trails in the area of Garibaldi Park:

Cheakamus Lake Trail - The Cheakamus Lake Trail works its way through old growth forest along its 3 km and takes about 45 min. to complete.

Parking lot to Cheakamus Lake - Length, 3 km; suggested time, 45 minutes to 1 hour, one way; elevation change, minimal. An easy, pleasant trail that winds through old growth timber. It is possible to portage a kayak or canoe on this trail.




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