Hiking The Cultus Lake Horse Trail
The 15th most popular hiking trail in British Columbia.
Monday 4 July 2016 05:20 GMT
Near Chilliwack, the 2,600 hectare Cultus Lake Provincial Park has a network of five hiking trails.
Teapot Hill Trail is located near the Honeymoon Bay group site. There are some steep sections making this trail moderately difficult. This trail is a 5 km round trip (2 hours) viewing Cultus Lake and Columbia Valley.
Seven Sisters Trail connects Entrance Bay and Clear Creek Campgrounds. Along the trail, stands a group of large Douglas-fir trees, once numbering seven (2 hours return).
Cultus Lake Horse Trail is 20 km round trip (5 hours), traveling from Edmeston Road to Watt Creek, which joins the north and south ends of the park
Giant Douglas-fir Trail begins 150 meters west of Delta Grove campground. The walk leads to this forest goliath and also connects with Clear Creek campground (45 minute return walk) .
Maple Bay Trail starts near the day-use parking lot and provides a self-guiding interpretive stroll past some of the parks natural wonders (30 minutes).
Cultus Lake Provincial Park is located 11 km southwest of Chilliwack. Access to the park is off Highway 1 at the Yarrow or Sardis exits. It is 16 km to the park entrance from Yarrow and 10 km from Sardis via the Columbia Valley Highway, which bisects the southeast section of the park.
Overall, Cultus Lake Horse Trail is the 15th most popular hiking trail of all 18 hikes in British Columbia.