Wasa Lake Campground Loop
Wasa Lake Campground Loop Map

Wasa Lake Campground Loop

East Kootenays
View Photos
Wasa Lake Campground Loop

Wasa Lake Campground Loop

Distance: 1.8mi
Elevation: 348ft
Time: 1h

Difficulty Rating:

User Ratings:
No ratings yet

The Wasa Lake Campground Loop is a 1.8mi lollipop hiking route in Wasa, BC that will take you up a gentle slope through the forest to experience some scenic views overlooking Wasa Lake. Along this family-friendly trail, hikers will experience a peaceful forest setting and an amazing view from the top of the trail that stretches across the valley with the lake in the forefront. Make sure to grab a brochure near the trailhead for some interesting information on the local plant and animal life.

Wasa Lake Campground Loop Map

Getting there

To get to the Wasa Lake Campground Loop from the BC-95 highway in Wasa, turn off the highway onto Wasa Lake Park Drive and continue for 0.9mi. Turn right to stay on the road and follow it for another 2461ft. Make a left turn and you will find the parking area on the right side.

I’ve done this 0 people have done this
I want to do this 0 want to do this route


When to do


Backcountry Campsites

Wasa Lake Campground

Pets allowed

Yes - On Leash

Family friendly


Route Signage


Crowd Levels


Route Type


Wasa Lake Campground Loop
Elevation Graph

Wasa Lake Campground Loop Description

Hiking the Wasa Lake Campground Loop is a short and fun outdoor activity that will allow you to experience the natural beauty of the valley landscape surrounding Wasa, all while meandering through a tranquil forest atmosphere. Setting out from the campground, follow the trail to the east as it leads directly into the dense forest cover. Head left at the junction in the trail to begin the loop portion of the hike in a clockwise direction, climbing up the gentle slope that will eventually lead you to the highest point of the trail. Once there, you will be able to take in the amazing views that sweep across the valley and feature the Purcell Mountains off in the distance, with the calm waters of Wasa Lake right in front of you. Continue heading around the loop until you reach the initial junction in the trail and follow it to the left to return to the trailhead at the campground.



Similar hikes to the Wasa Lake Campground Loop hike

Spirit Trail Loop-Map

Spirit Trail Loop


The Spirit Trail Loop is a 10.1mi hiking circuit in the East Side Columbia Lake Wildlife Management Area,…

Ram Creek Hot Springs-Map

Ram Creek Hot Springs


Hiking to the Ram Creek Hot Springs will take you on an 6.9mi out-and-back trail that runs along…

Kimberley Nordic Centre Trail Map

Kimberley Nordic Centre Trail


The Kimberley Nordic Centre Trail is an 5.2mi hiking circuit in Kimberley, BC, that will take you through…