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Kinney Lake hiking

Northern British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Kinney Lake Statistics

Distance

32 KM

Estimated Time

2 hours

What are the activities at Kinney Lake ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Kinney Lake?

Kinney Lake is a lake located in Mount Robson Provincial Park of British Columbia, Canada. The lake can be reached by following the Berg Lake Trail for 4.2 kilometres. The lake is an expansion of the Robson River (a tributary of the upper Fraser River) & is located about halfway between the river's source & its mouth. It was named by Arthur Philemon Coleman, Canadian geologist, who explored the region with his friend, George Kinney who spotted the lake first.

Kinney Lake is a beautiful, serene spot to spend a day or weekend. The lake is nestled in the Cariboo Mountains of British Columbia and is surrounded by forest. There are several hiking trails that lead to the lake, and it's the perfect place to go for a peaceful walk, relax and take in the natural beauty of the area. Kinney Lake is also a great spot for fishing; there are plenty of trout and bass in the lake.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-119.19231
53.0828746

What are the coordinates and address of Kinney Lake?

Kinney Lake
Kinney Lake, British Columbia V0E 2Z0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Kinney Lake trails are located in the Kinney Lake Provincial Park, which is about a 2-hour drive from Vancouver. To get to the park, take Highway 1 east to Hope and then follow Highway 3 north to Princeton. The park is located about 10 km north of Princeton on Highway 3.

Why visit Kinney Lake

Kinney Lake is a beautiful, clear lake located in the Cariboo region of British Columbia. The lake is perfect for swimming, fishing, and boating, and is a great place to relax and enjoy the stunning scenery. The lake is surrounded by forested hills and mountains, and there are several small islands in the middle of the lake that are perfect for exploring.

Is Kinney Lake in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as Kinney Lake is a diverse place that offers something for everyone. Some people may find the lake and its surroundings to be a great place for the whole family, while others may find it to be too remote or lacking in certain amenities.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Kinney Lake in British Columbia are hiking, fishing, and camping. Kinney Lake is a beautiful place to spend a day or weekend outdoors. There are plenty of trails to hike and fish in the area, as well as campsites where you can set up your tent and enjoy the fresh air.

1. Hiking: Kinney Lake is a great place for a hike with its many trails that offer beautiful views of the lake and the surrounding mountains.

2. Fishing: Kinney Lake is a great place to fish for trout, salmon, and other fish.

3. Boating: Kinney Lake is a great place to boat with its many coves and bays.

4. Swimming: Kinney Lake is a great place to swim with its clear water and sandy beaches.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse Restaurant - This restaurant is located on the edge of Kinney Lake and offers stunning views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. The menu features a variety of dishes, including seafood, steaks, and pasta.

2. The Old House Restaurant - This restaurant is located in a historic building that was once used as a stagecoach stop. The menu features a variety of dishes, including steaks, chicken, and pasta.

3. The Kinney Lake Lodge - This lodge is located on the edge of Kinney Lake and offers stunning views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. The lodge has a restaurant that serves a variety of dishes, including seafood, steaks, and pasta.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

How long is the estimated climb?

2 hours

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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