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    Suicide Creek Trail

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    8.4 km
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    175 m
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    Suicide Creek Trail

    The Suicide Creek Trail is an 8.4 km hiking circuit near Powell River that loops through a breathtaking stretch of West Coast temperate rainforest and will make you feel as though you are on a true adventure. Consisting of pristine trails that are well-marked and easily-navigated, this trail is ideal for an afternoon family hike and is even off-leash friendly, meaning you won’t need to leave your canine companions at home. Along the trail you will find several wooden bridges and stretches of boardwalk, which might inhibit travel for some hikers.

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    Route Description for Suicide Creek Trail

    Hiking the Suicide Creek Trail is one of the best outdoor experiences in the Powell River area due to the amazing scenery and easy accessibility of the trail. As mentioned, this route features well-maintained and well-marked paths that make it suitable for hikers of almost every skill level. Setting out from the trailhead, make your way south and into the dense cover of the trees. As you work your way along the trail, take some time to relax and soak up the amazing rainforest atmosphere that is filled with moss-covered trees and abundant plant life. This trail features several creek crossings, including the beautifully constructed bridge at Kolezar Krossing that will allow you to effortlessly cross over the rushing water below. After making your way along the forested loop, you will eventually arrive back at the trailhead where you began your journey.

    Getting to the Suicide Creek Trail Trailhead

    To get to the Suicide Creek Trail from Powell River, drive north along Manson Ave for 2.4 km and make a right turn onto Cassiar St. Turn left after 300 m onto Yukon Ave and continue along it for 1.0 km before making a right onto Haslam St. After 700 m, make a right turn onto Haslam Lake Rd and continue on for 1.3 km. Make a right and stay on the road for 4.8 km before making a left onto Duck Lake Brach 1/Larson Landing Rd. After 1.8 km, you will arrive at the trailhead on your right.

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      Yes - On Leash

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