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    554 m
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    11.9 km
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    Little Sliammon Lake Hike


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    The trek to Little Sliammon Lake is an 11.9 km out-and-back hiking route that will take you from the Marina in Powell River up to the forested shores of Little Sliammon Lake. Along the trail, you will gain and lose elevation, as you traverse Scout mountain and work through the forest to the lake. This is a great hiking route for both casual and experienced hikers alike.

    Route Description for Little Sliammon Lake Hike

    Hiking the Little Sliammon Lake Trail is a fun outdoor activity in the Powell River area that will allow you to experience the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape. The trail sets out from the marina in Powell River and heads north through the forest, traversing the lower slopes of Scout Mountain for some nice views overlooking the city. From there, you will continue through the dense forest cover and pass through a small meadow on the approach to the lake. Once you reach the heavily wooded shores of the lake, you can spend some time exploring the area and relaxing in the amazing lakeside atmosphere before heading back along the same route to return to the trailhead.

    Getting to the Little Sliammon Lake Hike Trailhead

    To reach the parking area for the Little Sliammon Lake trail from Powell River, head north on Marine Avenue for 6.0 km and turn right onto Powell Place. After 350 m, you will arrive at the parking area.

    Route Information

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    • Backcountry Campsites:

      Little Sliammon Lake Campground

    • Pets allowed:

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly:

      Older Children only

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    • Route Type:

      Out and back

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