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St Mary Lake - Hiking

Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at St Mary Lake ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at St Mary Lake?

The St Mary Lake is located in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. It is a beautiful alpine lake that is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and pine forests. The lake is a popular spot for fishing, hiking, and camping. There are several campgrounds around the lake, as well as a few resorts. The St Mary Lake is a great place to visit in the summertime, when the weather is warm and the scenery is stunning.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-123.5429622
48.8889648

What are the coordinates and address of St Mary Lake?

St Mary Lake
St Mary Lake, British Columbia, Canada

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Starting Point

The start of the trails at the St Mary Lake in British Columbia can be accessed from Highway 1.

Why visit St Mary Lake

The St Mary Lake in British Columbia is a must-see destination for anyone visiting the area. The lake is stunningly beautiful, with crystal-clear water and snow-capped mountains in the background. It's a great place for swimming, fishing, and boating, and there are also plenty of hiking trails in the area. The St Mary Lake is located in a remote area of the province, so it's a great place to get away from it all and enjoy some peace and quiet.

Is St Mary 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. Some families might find St Mary Lake to be a great place to relax and enjoy nature, while others might find it too quiet or remote.

Things not to be missed

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

-Hiking: There are a number of hikes near St. Mary Lake, including the popular Trail of the Cedars.

-Fishing: The lake is a popular spot for fishing, with trout and salmon among the catches.

-Boating: Visitors can enjoy boating on the lake.

-Swimming: The clear waters of the lake make it perfect for swimming.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse Restaurant - This restaurant is located on the edge of St Mary Lake and offers stunning views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. The menu features fresh, local ingredients and includes dishes such as trout, salmon, and beef.

2. The Old Saloon - This restaurant is located in a historic building that was originally used as a saloon in the 1800s. It now serves up modern American cuisine with a focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients.

3. The Raven's Nest - This restaurant is located in a remote location near the top of a mountain and offers panoramic views of the surrounding area. The menu features international cuisine with a focus on fresh, local ingredients.

4. The Lazy Gourmet - This restaurant is located in a small town near St Mary Lake and offers a unique dining experience. The menu features gourmet comfort food with a focus on fresh, local ingredients.

5. The Mountain House - This restaurant is located in a remote location near the top of a mountain and offers panoramic views of the surrounding area. The menu features international cuisine with a focus on fresh, local ingredients.

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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