This is a really nice trail to walk/bike/snowshow/cross country ski and it doesn't take very long to complete... about 1.5 hours to do an entire loop around the lake. At certain points you can leave the main trail and go up to some land that belongs to the Fish and Game Club and there are cabins and fire pits as well. Very pretty views when the sun is shining. Rewarding and accessible for people of all ages and abilities. Good hike for dogs to come along.
Drive up the old Lac Le Jeune highway towards Lac Le Jeune / Stake Lake area... Drive about half an hour up that road and eventually on the left hand side of the road is a brown wooden sign that says "McConnel Lake Provincial Park". The only tricky thing is that sometimes this sign is taken down in the winter months... it is BEFORE stake lake.
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Posted By: Katelyn 27
- Sun Jan 11 21:28:02 UTC 2015
UpsideGreat beginner snowshoe trail! Very scenic! DownsideCan get busy on the weekend.
Posted By: tishpics
- Sun Dec 16 22:25:31 UTC 2012
UpsideA fantastic hike to do even at the beginning of winter! We went Dec 16th and the trails were worn down enough that walking through the snow wasn't an issue at all (I would still wear winter hikers though) It was very beautiful with lots of places to stop and take pictures of the scenery. It's not very strenuous and took around an hour to do.
Posted By: bigbadbarry
- Wed Jun 17 04:04:12 UTC 2009
UpsideBeautiful well marked trail all the way aroud the lake,old scout camp at far end, great place for lunch This hike is suited for the whole family! Beautiful in Summer DownsideWatch for Bears, a little overgrown CommentI love this Lake and used to camp at the old Government Campsite, Great fishing!
Posted By: jalohauzy
- Thu Jul 24 16:54:21 UTC 2008
Upsideeasy trail, close to Kamloops, great for walking dogs, nice cooler area to walk when hot in Kamloops Downsidemosquitoes, some wet, muddy areas