Hoover Lake Trail

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7.7 km
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375 m
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Directions to Trailhead

The Hoover Lake Trail is a moderate out-and-back hiking route that will take you through a beautiful stretch of forest to the scenic shores of a woodland lake. The trail is made up of non-technical and easy to navigate terrain, making it an ideal route for casual hikers. Make sure to spend some time exploring the trails that lead around the lake for an extended adventure.

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Route Description for Hoover Lake Trail

The Hoover Lake Trail is a trek through the woodlands north of Mission, BC that largely follows a forest service road before breaking off on a trail towards the scenic lake. This 7.7 km route follows closely alongside Brown Creek and steadily climbs uphill for the duration of the hike, gaining a moderate 375 m of elevation. Once you reach Hoover Lake, you will be greeted by beautiful views over the calm water and its wooded surroundings. Hikers looking for a longer route can also utilize the optional trail on the left side of the lake to further explore the area.

Getting to the Hoover Lake Trail Trailhead

To reach the Hoover Lake trailhead from Mission, drive north on Cedar Street for 3.2 km and turn left onto Dewdney Trunk Road. Ater 1.5 km, turn right to stay on the road and follow it for another 7.7 km. Here, you will find the trailhead and the parking area on the right.

Route Information

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  • Backcountry Campsites


  • Pets allowed

    Yes - On Leash

  • Family friendly

    Older Children only

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  • Route Type

    Out and back

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