Cheakamus Lake Trail, Whistler

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Cheakamus Lake is a lake in Garibaldi Provincial Park on the southeastern outskirts of the resort municipality of Whistler, British Columbia. It has an area of 5.7 km² (2.2 mi²). It is an expansion of the upper Cheakamus River, with the river entering it at its east end and exiting at the west end.In 2005, 40,000 litres of sodium hydroxide was spilled into the Cheakamus River, well downstream of the lake, as a result of a CN train derailment.
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  • As some have mentioned, the road up to the car park is not bad, we went up at the end of October, still no snow on the ground with a rather small hire car and made it up just fine. The walk to the lak...  more »
  • This is a nice gentle walk from the car park at the head of the logging trail to the Lake itself - wonderful walk through Old Growth forest with our daughter, her boyfriend and his parents, The road u...  more »
  • First, the road to the parking lot isn't as bad as some have reported. I got up there in a Nissan Sentra no problem, just dodge the bigger potholes and take it slow on the slightly rougher sections. T...  more »
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