This trail connects into the Many Lakes Trail #15 and Winopee Lake Trail #16, both of which are CLOSED to mountain bikes in the Three Sisters Wilderness. Ask for the Chilliwack Hiking & Adventure Guide when you go. The main partners of the Lakeside Trail Society are: The Lakeside Trail will wind its way within and between the various campgrounds and along the shore of beautiful Cultus Lake. • Increased safety for visitors moving between BC Parks campgrounds. Sisters, OR 97759 Time: 4 hrs • Fraser Valley Regional District If you would like to know more about parks and trails in the area, please check out Tourism Chilliwack’s website (https://tourismchilliwack.com) or head to their Visitor Centre at: 44150 Luckakuck Way in Chilliwack. It will be a safe and scenic trail used by all ages for walking, running and cycling in one of the most beautiful settings in the lower mainland. 1.5 km past the traffic light, pass the “Welcome to Cultus Lake” sign on the left, and turn right onto Parmenter Rd (paved) at the next corner. • Opportunity to engage community to improve the safety of roads in this area. From there, you can turn around or continue to Entrance Bay Campground and then, turning left, return to your car via the main road. Parking is much closer to the trailhead, and gone are the days of suffering through the “horrible old road” pieces at the beginning and end. People from around the world come to Cultus Lake Park to take a break from the busyness of life and recharge, to spend time in nature, and to enjoy the simpler things in life: a sunny day, a hike in the forest, a refreshing swim in the lake, or a picnic in the Park. Time: 45 min • Encourage healthy living and physical fitness. We hope to keep the trail free of stairs or steep inclines, though there will likely be switchbacks in one place or another because of elevation changes. Pine Street and Hwy. 20 Supervisor's Office Travel 2.3 km through the park to the sign and parking area for Teapot Hill on your left. Highest point: 360 m. Hike info: Most popular hike in the Park; interpretive signs and views of the lake; some very steep sections; suitable footwear is a must. This trail begins on the north shore of Little Cultus Lake, passes Deer Lake, and ends at Cultus Lake. 4165 Columbia Valley Highway The pathway will end the conflict between vehicles, recreational cyclists and pedestrians along a very busy recreational corridor. Just think… it was a sapling when Genghis Khan roamed the earth! Only 100 km from Vancouver, the beauty of the area is breathtaking. Deschutes National Forest Passes through rolling terrain of pine and hemlock forests. Steps allow for a close-up view when you near the trees. If you're looking to hook into some big lake trout while camping at a boat-in campground - this is your spot! Think of it as a major connect the dots game. Side benefits of Ministry of Transportation Highways improvements: (541) 549-7700. A mountain bike loop can be made by turning right on the Winopee Lake Trail #16 and returning to the trailhead via the road. Recreation at the Lake. Enjoy the occasional view, both north and south along the ridge. Our Vision is to design and build a scenic walking trail at Main Beach, in Cultus Lake Park, Resident Information, Sunnyside Campground, Tourism, in Cultus Lake Park Board, Resident Information, in Cultus Lake Park, Resident Information. Crescent, OR 97733 Crossing the road, go uphill to your right, turn left into Clear Creek Campground and then left at the sign for the trail. Park at Day Use, cross main road to campground and keep right. Big Cultus lake and it's little brother are tucked away in the Hoodoo Recreation area near Crane Prairie Reservoir. If we achieve a positive partnership with the likes of BC Parks and the Ministry of Highways, then we may tackle other trails around the lake, but that’s a ways off. The Lakeside Trail will be a zigzag from existing trails in the Cultus Lake Park Board through Sunnyside to the highway, into BC Parks and back to the highway, and repeat. The Lakeside Trail will be a pathway approximately 10 km long, running from the north to south ends of Cultus Lake along the eastern shore. Elevation Gain: 500 m Directions: See Cultus Lake Area directions. Directions: Follow signs to Cultus Lake Provincial Park. There is still a “buffer zone” of trees flanking the trail, so your connection with nature will remain intact as you trek this family-friendly route. There is a boat ramp at the campground, but please note there is a 10 mph speed limit on the lake… With 640 acres of park, conservation areas, trails, camping, fun activities and beaches with beautiful refreshing water – it’s no wonder it is highly popular with visitors and residents alike. Alternate: Trail can be accessed from Entrance Bay Campground. • Be accessible to all income levels and people with limited mobility. (541) 383-5300, Crescent Ranger District PO Box 208 There are many trails in the Cultus Lake area that both novice and more experienced hikers enjoy. Distance (return): 4 km • BC Ministry of Transportation 63095 Deschutes Market Road It connects into the Many Lakes Trail #15 and Winopee Lake Trail #16, both of which are CLOSED to mountain bikes in the Three Sisters Wilderness. Walk left on older road for 100 m to trailhead on your right. Cultus Lake Park is the jewel of the Fraser Valley. Anyone who likes bird-watching, enjoying nature, getting from point A to B, photography, checking out the natural environment, outdoor learning and taking a quiet moment out of life’s hustle-and bustle. (541) 433-3200, Sisters Ranger District Highest Point: 945 m. Hike info: Logging has led to road improvements, so 2wd vehicles with enough clearance to get through cross ditches can access the start of this enjoyable, undulating trail. Just past the Delta Grove Campground, watch for the sign and roadside parking on your left. 136471 Hwy 97 North Highest point: 180 m. Hike info: This 800-year-old tree is the oldest and largest in the park. The proposed trail is intended for walkers, runners, and bicyclists, parents with strollers and little ones, some mobility challenged, but no motorized vehicles. There are existing trails all along the lakeside including Main Beach, Sunnyside Campground, parts of the highway, in and out of various BC Parks and their campgrounds. With 640 acres of park, conservation areas, trails, camping, fun activities … Cultus Lake Park offers 640 acres of park, conservation areas, trails, beaches, camping and cabins. Visitors can stay at Cultus Lake … And our residents live here because of the natural beauty that surrounds us. The lake is 175 acres and has plenty of rainbow and brook trout. Drive 600 m, turn right onto Vedder Mtn Forest Service Rd, go another 600 m, turn left and drive 3 km. And, of course, we can’t leave it out – the queen of it all – the clean, clear water of Cultus Lake. ), All-day event The Society is providing a valuable community service for the many stakeholders around the lake, by coordinating the efforts of various levels of government departments to address the goals of the project.