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  • by Josh
  • 2019-May-12

Individual Trail

BC-Kamloops/Thompson / Lac le Jeune

25 min driving from Downtown Kamloops

Enjoy a leisurely walk counter-clockwise around McConnell lake until taking the fork at the southmost tip of the lake. Upon trekking up a short and steep section, turn right onto the 4x4ing road on the Stake Lake Winter Recreational trail. Behind the first map that will be on your left, take the trail into the bush on the snowshoe route to the Basalt Cliffs. Follow the rim of this mountain for spectacular views of both Stake Lake and Lac le Jeune before returning to the opposite side of the cliff and turning left to reconnect with the short steep connector trail back onto the lake. There are numerous map posts throughout the Stake Lake Rec Area to aid in navigation, but GPS is still highly suggested.

Activities
  • Hiking
Seasons Accessible
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
Basics
  • 25 min from Downtown Kamloops
  • Loop
  • 10.20 km (round-trip)
  • 2.7 hours solo | 3.5 hours group round-trip
  • 384 meters elevation (round-trip)
  • Medium difficulty: Pretty easy hike overall, but can be difficult to follow without GPS or map.
Kids & Pets
  • On-Leash
  • Child-Friendly
Features
  • GPS Map available.

  • None




Suggested Protection

None mentioned.

Notes

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Driving Time

From Downtown Kamloops, approximate travel time by car is 25 minute(s).

Trailhead GPS Co-ordinates

50.525331000,-120.460818000

Detailed Directions

1) Take highway 1 towards Vancouver and exit onto Copperhead Dr.
2) Cross over the highway and take a right onto Lac Le Jeune Rd.
3) Follow for 20 minutes or so until reaching the park sign on the left.
4) Park and follow the trail to the right of the bathrooms by the lakefront.

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