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Eaton Lake hiking

Vancouver Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Eaton Lake Statistics

Distance

8 KM

Estimated Time

5.5 hours

What are the activities at Eaton Lake ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Eaton Lake?

The Eaton Lake is a beautiful place to visit in British Columbia. It's a great spot for fishing, camping, and hiking. The lake is surrounded by forested hills and is a great place to relax and take in the natural beauty of the area.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-121.3406693
49.2542226

What are the coordinates and address of Eaton Lake?

Eaton Lake
Eaton Lake, British Columbia V0X 1L5, Canada

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Starting Point

The Eaton Lake trails can be accessed from the town of Princeton, British Columbia. From Princeton, drive east on Highway 3 for approximately 9 kilometers until you reach the junction for Highway 5A. Turn left onto Highway 5A and drive for 2 kilometers until you reach the junction for Eaton Lake Road. Turn right onto Eaton Lake Road and drive for 4 kilometers until you reach the trailhead parking lot.

Why visit Eaton Lake

The Eaton Lake is a beautiful location in British Columbia that offers plenty of activities and stunning views for visitors to enjoy. The lake is great for swimming, fishing, and boating, and the surrounding area is full of hiking and biking trails that offer incredible views of the surrounding mountains. In the winter, the area is popular for skiing and snowboarding, and the town of Invermere is close by with plenty of restaurants and shops.

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

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what the family is looking for in a vacation spot. Eaton Lake is a beautiful location, and there are plenty of activities available for visitors to enjoy. However, some families may prefer a more bustling and lively atmosphere, while others may prefer a more relaxed setting.

Things not to be missed

Hiking, fishing, and camping are all popular activities near Eaton Lake. The lake is also a great place to relax and enjoy the scenery.

-Hiking: There are a number of hiking trails in the area, ranging from easy to difficult.

-Fishing: Eaton Lake is a great place to fish for trout.

-Boating: Eaton Lake is a popular spot for boating and swimming.

-Camping: There are several campsites near Eaton Lake.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse at Eaton Lake - This restaurant is located on the shores of Eaton Lake and offers stunning views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. The menu features fresh, local ingredients and includes dishes such as salmon, steak, and chicken.

2. The Old Country Inn - This inn is located in the small town of Rock Creek and is known for its home-cooked meals. The menu features traditional British Columbia cuisine such as bison, elk, and trout.

3. The Kootenay Valley Lodge - This lodge is located in the small town of Kaslo and is known for its delicious home-cooked meals. The menu features a variety of dishes including trout, elk, and bison.

4. The Lumberman's Arch - This restaurant is located in the small town of Slocan and is known for its delicious home-cooked meals. The menu features a variety of dishes including trout, elk, and bison.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

How long is the estimated climb?

5.5 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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