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Whyte Lake hiking

Vancouver Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Whyte Lake Statistics

What are the activities at Whyte Lake ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Whyte Lake?

Whyte Lake is a pristine mountain lake located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Fed by glaciers and snowmelt, the lake is crystal clear and surrounded by towering peaks and lush forest. The lake is a popular destination for hikers, campers, and anglers, and offers some of the best fishing in the region for trout, salmon, and char. The area is also home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-123.2592832
49.3760339

What are the coordinates and address of Whyte Lake?

Whyte Lake
Whyte Lake, West Vancouver, BC V7W 3J7, Canada

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Starting Point

The Whyte Lake trailhead is located in the community of Pemberton, British Columbia. To get there, take Highway 99 north from Vancouver to Pemberton. Turn left onto Portage Road and drive for about 5 km until you reach the signed trailhead parking lot on the right.

Why visit Whyte Lake

The Whyte Lake area is a beautiful and remote corner of British Columbia that offers visitors plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation. The lake is surrounded by forested hills and mountains, and there are several trails that lead to the lake from the nearby town of Pemberton. Visitors can enjoy swimming, fishing, canoeing, and hiking in the area. There are also several campgrounds near the lake where visitors can stay overnight.

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

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what each family is looking for in a vacation spot. Some potential positives for Whyte Lake in British Columbia include its beautiful natural scenery, opportunities for outdoor recreation, and relative seclusion. On the other hand, some potential negatives could include the lack of amenities in the area and the potential for inclement weather. Ultimately, it is up to each family to decide if Whyte Lake is a good fit for them.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Whyte Lake in British Columbia are hiking, fishing, and camping.

1. Hiking - There are a number of great hikes near Whyte Lake, including the hike to the summit of Mount Whyte.

2. Fishing - The lake is stocked with trout and is a great place to fish.

3. Boating - There is a boat launch at the lake and it is a great place to go boating.

4. Swimming - The lake is a great place to swim in the summer.

5. Camping - There are a number of great campsites near the lake.

Where to eat?

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

2. The Old Boot Eatery - This restaurant is located in a historic building that was once used as a blacksmith shop. The menu features a variety of dishes, including pizza, sandwiches, and salads.

3. The Whyte Lake Lodge - This lodge is located on the edge of Whyte 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, steak, and pasta.

4. The Whyte Lake General Store - This general store is located on the edge of Whyte Lake and offers a variety of food items, including sandwiches, pizza, and burgers.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

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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