Popkum Community Trail

Difficulty
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Very Easy
Duration
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0.5h
Distance
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1.6 km
Elevation
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64 m
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Directions to Trailhead

Hike along the Popkum Community Trail for a fun and educational experience where you can learn about the wildlife and ecosystem of the Cheam Wetlands. This 1.6 km trail utilizes a gravel path and a boardwalk to take hikers to a lookout over woodland setting around Cheam Lake. With amazing scenery and little change in elevation, this is a perfect day hike that the entire family will enjoy.

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Route Description for Popkum Community Trail

The Popkum Community Trail is a short hiking route in Cheam Wetlands Regional Park that travels along a relatively flat path to reach a viewpoint over the calm waters of Cheam Lake. This beautifully scenic route is full of interpretive signs that provide a wealth of information on the wildlife in the area, making it a great option for a nature excursion with young kids. Along the trail you will pass by butterfly and hummingbird habitats, a rose garden, and a small pond that is home to a number of amphibians. Continuing on the trail, you will traverse a boardwalk before reaching a scenic viewpoint overlooking the lake. This popular route can be enjoyed by hikers of all ages and skill levels - just make sure to arrive early, as parking at the trailhead is limited.

Getting to the Popkum Community Trail Trailhead

To reach the parking area for the Popkum Community Trail from Agassiz, drive south on BC-9 for 5.0 km and take the third exit on the roundabout onto Yale Road. You will find the parking area on the left in 850 m.

Route Information

  • When to do

    Year-Round

  • Backcountry Campsites

    N

  • Pets allowed

    Yes - On Leash

  • Family friendly

    Yes

  • Route Signage

    Average

  • Crowd Levels

    Moderate

  • Route Type

    Out and back

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