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Nitinat Lake hiking

Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Nitinat Lake Statistics

What are the activities at Nitinat Lake ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Nitinat Lake?

Nitinat Lake is a freshwater lake located in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is about long and wide, and has a surface area of . The lake is the source of the Nitinat River, which flows southeast to the Pacific Ocean. Nitinat Lake is unusual for its high level of salinity, caused by the evaporation of seawater from the Pacific Ocean. The average salinity is about 26 parts per thousand, compared to an average of about 8 parts per thousand for other lakes in British Columbia.

The high salinity makes the water less hospitable to fish, so Nitinat Lake is home to relatively few species. However, the lake is well known for its trout, which can reach up to in length. Other fish in the lake include Dolly Varden char, whitefish, and kokanee.

The lake is also popular for boating, fishing, and swimming. There are several campgrounds around the lake, as well as a few resorts.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-124.7491272
48.743587

What are the coordinates and address of Nitinat Lake?

Nitinat Lake
Nitinat Lake, British Columbia, Canada

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Starting Point

The trails at the Nitinat Lake can be accessed via the Nitinat Lake Road.

Why visit Nitinat Lake

The Nitinat Lake is a beautiful place to visit in British Columbia. It is known for its clear, turquoise waters and stunning scenery. The lake is located in the Nitinat Valley, which is part of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. There are many hiking trails in the area, as well as opportunities for fishing, kayaking, and canoeing. The lake is also home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, bears, and eagles.

Is Nitinat 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. Nitinat Lake is a beautiful place and has a lot to offer, but it can also be quite remote and challenging to get to.

Things not to be missed

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

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

-Fishing: Nitinat Lake is known for its excellent fishing.

-Boating: There are many opportunities for boating on Nitinat Lake.

-Camping: There are several campsites near Nitinat Lake.

Where to eat?

1. The Salty Dog Café - Situated in the heart of Tofino, this café is known for its delicious seafood dishes.

2. The Wolf in the Woods - This restaurant is located in a beautiful forest setting and offers a unique dining experience.

3. The Clayoquot Oyster Company - This oyster farm offers fresh seafood dishes and stunning views of Nitinat Lake.

4. The Beach House Restaurant - This restaurant is located right on the beach and offers amazing views of the lake and the surrounding mountains.

5. The Wickaninnish Inn - This inn is located in the heart of Tofino and offers world-class dining experiences.

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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