How long does it take to hike to circlet lake?

4 hours
Helen MacKenzie to Circlet Lake: Length, 9.5 km. Suggested hiking time, 4 hours.

Is Strathcona Park open?

The park is open to public access year-round. The park is open year-round unless inaccessible due to weather conditions, especially during the off-season.

Is there cell service in Strathcona Park?

Do you have cell service/WIFI at the lodge? You leave cell service about 10 minutes outside of Campbell River and Gold River. We offer complimentary WIFI to our overnight registered guests, available at our main office building.

How big is Strathcona Park?

949 mi²
Strathcona Provincial Park/Area

How long is Mt Becher hike?

6.6 mile
Mount Becher Trail is a 6.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Comox Valley C, British Columbia, Canada that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, nature trips, and snowshoeing. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Where is Forbidden Plateau?

The Forbidden Plateau is a small, hilly plateau in the east of the Vancouver Island Ranges in British Columbia, northwest of Comox Lake roughly between Mount Albert Edward to the southwest and Mount Washington to the northeast.

Is Buttle Lake first come first serve?

Buttle Lake It features 86 campsites, 50 of which are reservable and 36 of which are first-come, first-serve. Campsites all have a steel fire ring so that visitors can enjoy a campfire (when fire bans are not in place!). For larger groups the new lakeside Karst Creek group campsite is a great option.

Can you fish in Strathcona Park?

Fishing. Strathcona Park is rich with freshwater fishing opportunities from mountain-fringed Buttle Lake to Battleship Lake nestled right in the meadows. The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC shows which lakes are stocked. Cutthroat and Rainbow Trout are common catches in Strathcona.

Where can you camp for free on Vancouver?

One place rife with free camping is northern Vancouver Island….10 Campsites on North Vancouver Island that won’t Break the Bank

  • Apple Point.
  • Beaver Lake Trails.
  • Brewster Camp.
  • Camp 5.
  • Little Bear Bay.
  • Loon Bay.
  • Marble River.
  • Stella Beach.

How do I get lower Myra Falls?

Turn left onto BC-28 W when you reach Campbell River. Follow the winding highway into Strathcona Park. Carry straight passed the turnoff for Buttle Creek Campground and carry on to Westmin Road. The road will hook around the southern tip of Buttle Lake and you’ll see a sign on your right for Lower Myra Falls.

How long is Century Sam Lake Hike?

between 1.5 and 2.5 hours
The trail works it’s way steadily upwards covering 400m of elevation over approximately 5kms and follows Comox Creek to the outflow of Century Sam Lake. Most hikers can expect the trip up to the lake to take between 1.5 and 2.5 hours.

How do I get to Comox Glacier?

The access to the Comox Glacier and Kookjai trailheads is via the Cruikshank Main from the west shore of Comox Lake, assuming you have access to Comox Lake from Nymph Falls. If so, turn left at the Cruikshank junction just after the Cruikshank Creek bridge, then after 3.1 km turn south onto the South Fork Main.

Where are the trails in Strathcona Provincial Park?

The Kwai Lake Loop Trail is located in Strathcona Provincial Park in Central Vancouver Island. At Lake Helen Mackenzie, turn west to follow a rough but easy grade trail that ascends to subalpine meadows near the Park Rangers’ cabin, and your first good views of Mount Albert Edward and Mount Regan.

How big is Strathcona Park in Vancouver Island?

Located almost in the centre of Vancouver Island, Strathcona park is a rugged mountain wilderness comprising more than 250,000 hectares. Mountain peaks – some perpetually mantled with snow – dominate the park. Lakes and alpine tarns dot a landscape laced with rivers, creeks and streams.

When is the best time to hike in Strathcona?

Summer is the best time to hike in Strathcona Provincial Park, when you’ll find dry, sunny days and perfect conditions out on the trails. Vancouver Island is known for its rain, but summer in Strathcona is usually warm and dry (notwithstanding the odd shower!).

Which is the most difficult trail in Strathcona?

The hike towards Berg Lake is the more difficult part of this trail and can be tricky with lots of slippery and rocky areas, but it is definitely worth the effort when you get to the top. This trail can be completed as a day-hike with an early start.