Moss Lake Trail
The Moss Lake Trail passes by Moss Lake almost immediately, yet continues on through marsh areas and various beaver dams in the grasslands. There is a shortcut along the way if your hiking party wishes to cut this one short. The trailhead is nearby Astotin Lake, so if you are camping there, be sure to check this route out!
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Route Description for Moss Lake Trail
The Moss Lake Trail is a lollipop loop close to Astotin Lake. If you are camping at Astotin Lake campground and have already completed the Astotin Lake Trail, this is a great choice. The Moss Lake Trail leaves from the parking lot and soon comes to a junction. Turn left and reach Moss Lake almost immediately. The trail follows rolling terrain that is easy to manage. As you continue on and make it to the west side of the trail, you will come to terraced beaver dams and a large grassland area before making it back to the trailhead.
This trail is susceptible to washout due to flooding, so take care if there have been heavy rains recently.
Getting to the Moss Lake Trail Trailhead
To get to the Moss Lake Trail, travel northbound from Highway 16/Yellowhead Highway on the Elk Island National Park Road for 12.0 km to reach the Moss Lake trailhead on the right side of the road.
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