Lungbuster Trail to Cypress Lake

Difficulty
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Moderate
Duration
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2.5-4h
Distance
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8.2 km
Elevation
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470 m
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Directions to Trailhead

The Lungbuster Trail is a challenging 8.2 km out-and-back hiking route near Coquitlam, BC, that follows along an extremely rocky and technical trail. Following along the forested path, this route crosses over several creeks and eventually takes you to the tranquil shores of Cypress Lake. This trail doesn’t have many scenic views, but it is a great workout that will leave your legs aching the next day.

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Route Description for Lungbuster Trail to Cypress Lake

The Lungbuster Trail to Cypress Lake is a lightly-trafficked route just north of Coquitlam that offers easy access to an entire network of trails in the area. This particular route makes its way toward Cypress Lake, which offers a beautiful mirror image of the wooded landscape that reflects off of its tranquil waters.

This is an awesome day hike if you are looking for a route that will leave you exhausted. Its rocky and technical trail is something to take note of, so remember to bring proper hiking footwear to traverse the trail safely. Additionally, it’s best to bring a GPS or familiarize yourself with a good trail map, as there are many side trails that branch off from this one.

Getting to the Lungbuster Trail to Cypress Lake Trailhead

To reach the parking area for the Lungbuster Trail from Coquitlam, drive north on Pinetree Way N for 2.7 kmand turn right onto Plateau Boulevard. Keep on for km and you will reach the parking area for the trailhead.

Route Information

  • When to do

    March-November

  • Backcountry Campsites

    No

  • Pets allowed

    Yes

  • Family friendly

    Older Children only

  • Route Signage

    Average

  • Crowd Levels

    Low

  • Route Type

    Out and back

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