Surveyors Lake Loop

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Very Easy
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2.7 km
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53 m
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Directions to Trailhead

The Surveyors Lake Loop is a 2.7 km circuit hiking route in Kikomun Creek Provincial Park that will take you around the edges of the picturesque Surveyors Lake. Hikers will be able to take in the amazing woodland scenery surrounding the lake as they travel along well-maintained trails that loop through the campground and forested edge of the water. This trail is easily accessible and can be utilized by hikers of all skill levels.

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Route Description for Surveyors Lake Loop

Hiking the Surveyors Lake Loop makes for a fun day outdoors that will allow you to take in the beautiful woodland scenery within Kikomun Creek Provincial Park. Due to the proximity of the trail to the Surveyors Lake Campground, this hike is the perfect accompaniment to an awesome weekend of camping. The trail itself is very well-maintained and begins in the campground, following a clockwise route between the campsites until you reach the edge of the lake. From here, continue to hike through the peaceful forest as the trail works its way around the edge of the water. Take in the amazing views that look out across the tranquil lake, working along the west side of the lake until you once again reach the campground. A short distance further to the north will return you to the trailhead next to Hidden Lake, where you began.

Getting to the Surveyors Lake Loop Trailhead

To reach the Surveyors Lake Loop trailhead from Baynes Lake, drive north on Jaffray Baynes Lake Road for 2.7 km. Turn left on Teepee Creek Road, and after 400 m, turn left again onto Kerr Road. Make the first left and after 400 m, turn right to enter Surveyors Lake Campground. Turn right again, and you will reach the trailhead in 500 m.

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  • Backcountry Campsites

    Surveyors Lake Campground

  • Pets allowed

    Yes - On Leash

  • Family friendly


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