Kakwa Lake

Kakwa Lake near McBride, BC


This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars
60 kms
21hours
difficult
Mountain Biking, Hiking, Rock Climbing
Summer, Fall
McBride, BC
User tinker59
This trip is best done using a mountain bike to access Kakwa Lake. It is a 30 km. bike ride along the McGregor River using an old Quarry access road. There is a BC Parks cabin to use on a first come basis. Alternately, there is a tent camp site there as well.

Directions:

West of McBride,BC or east of Prince George,BC., drive to the Walker Creek FSR. Drive this road for 73 kms. to its terminus at Bastille Creek.

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By tinker59Posted By: tinker59  - Sat Sep 25 19:22:36 EDT 2010 Not Rated Comment The bike you see is my buddies and it's a Gary Fisher. I'm much cheaper than him and I was on a K2. I was pleased though, my bike did fine once I adjusted my brakes properly.
By wjiPosted By: wji  - Sat Sep 25 11:45:16 EDT 2010 Not Rated Upside Good report. Comment Looks like your ride is a Norco Forma Hybrid. Cool hardtail!
By konadawgPosted By: konadawg  - Sun Sep 19 17:17:01 EDT 2010 Not Rated Comment From Prince George/McBride:
Access is possible via the Walker Creek Forestry Road,
135 kilometres east of Prince George, or 70 kilometres
west of McBride on Hwy 16.
Kilometre 0.0 Junction of Hwy 16 and Walker Creek
Forest Road.
Kilometre 5.2 Walker Creek Forest Road crosses the
Fraser River.
Kilometre 32.0 The road meets the McGregor River
and follows the river upstream.
Kilometre 43.0 The road starts to get rough from this
point. In wet conditions a four-wheel
drive vehicle is required.
Kilometre 73.0 The road meets Bastille Creek.
Beyond here sections of the road can
get very rough.
Kilometre 85.0 Public road ends at Buchanan Creek.
No motorized vehicles past this point
(snowmobiles exempt).
Kilometre 85.0 Entering Kakwa Provincial Park.
Kilometre 100.0 Right fork to campsite and Park
Headquarters. Left fork to Old Tote
Road.
Kilometre 103.0 Kakwa Lake campsite and Park
Headquarters.
By konadawgPosted By: konadawg  - Sun Sep 19 17:12:40 EDT 2010 Not Rated Comment http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/kakwa/
By tinker59Posted By: tinker59  - Sun Sep 19 15:44:33 EDT 2010 Not Rated Question Since the wiki edit on this forum sucks, I will post this here. If you would like to see a full trip report follow this link.

http://www.clubtread.com/sforum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=37021

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