Logger’s Lake

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5.1 km
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245 m
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Logger’s Lake

Hiking to Logger’s Lake is a fun experience that will take you through the beautiful woodlands of the Whistler Interpretive Forest to the serene shores of a small lake nestled inside of a 10,000 year-old volcanic crater. This trail features easy to navigate terrain and interpretive signs along the trail, making it ideal from hikers of all skill levels. If you are looking to extend your hike, why not explore the trails east of the lake to arrive at the Cheakamus River Suspension Bridge.

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Route Description for Logger’s Lake

The hike to Logger’s Lake is a 5.1 km lollipop trail through the Whistler Interpretive Forest that takes hikers from the Whistler Olympic Village to a lake that is nestled within a 10,000-year-old volcanic crater. This is a fairly easy trail through a scenic stretch of forest that features easy-to-navigate terrain and some mild changes in elevation, making it ideal for beginner hikers. The hike follows a course that runs parallel to the Cheakamus River before arriving at the wooded shores of the lake. Take in the tranquil atmosphere as you stroll around the water’s edge and read the informative signs about the area’s unique geology before heading back along the same route to return to the trailhead.

Getting to the Logger’s Lake Trailhead

To reach the Logger’s Lake trailhead from Whistler, drive southwest on BC-99 and turn left onto Cheakamus Lake Road. Continue straight for 700 m and turn left to stay on the road. In another 350 m, you will find the parking area on the right.

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