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Shawnigan Lake hiking

Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Shawnigan Lake ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Shawnigan Lake?

The Shawnigan Lake is a beautiful place to visit in British Columbia. The lake is surrounded by forest and mountains, and it's a great place for fishing, swimming, and boating. There are also several restaurants and shops in the area, and it's a great place to relax and enjoy nature.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-123.6449962
48.6511793

What are the coordinates and address of Shawnigan Lake?

Shawnigan Lake
Shawnigan Lake, BC, Canada

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Starting Point

The trails at the Shawnigan Lake in British Columbia can be accessed from the main road that runs through the town of Shawnigan Lake. There is a parking lot at the start of the trails where visitors can park their cars.

Why visit Shawnigan Lake

The Shawnigan Lake is a beautiful place to visit in British Columbia. The lake is surrounded by forest and mountains, and it's a great place for hiking, fishing, and swimming. The town of Shawnigan Lake is also charming, and there are plenty of restaurants and shops to explore.

Is Shawnigan 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. Shawnigan Lake is a beautiful location with plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, so it could be a great place for a family vacation. However, some families may prefer a more bustling and lively environment, in which case another destination might be a better fit.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Shawnigan Lake in British Columbia are hiking, biking, and swimming. A bref description not to be missed would be the beautiful scenery and the many outdoor activities available.

-Hiking: There are a number of hikes in the area, ranging from easy to difficult. Some popular ones include the hike to Mount Tzouhalem, the hike to China Creek Falls, and the hike to Shawnigan Lake.

-Boating: Shawnigan Lake is a great place to go boating. There are a number of boat launches around the lake, and you can find plenty of places to stop and swim or picnic.

-Fishing: The lake is stocked with trout, so it's a great place to go fishing.

-Camping: There are a number of great camping spots around Shawnigan Lake.

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Heron - A hidden gem located on the edge of Shawnigan Lake. Offers a unique and intimate dining experience with stunning views of the lake.

2. The Boathouse - A local favourite, serving up fresh seafood and stunning views of Shawnigan Lake.

3. The Mill Bay Cafe - A charming cafe located in the heart of Mill Bay. Offers a wide variety of breakfast and lunch options, as well as a delicious selection of baked goods.

4. The Old Firehouse Bistro - A hidden bistro located in the heart of Cobble Hill. Offers a unique and intimate dining experience with stunning views of the valley below.

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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