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I quite enjoyed it. Hiking with a fully inflated float tube on a tight trail is not too fun but I made it to the lake in 45min. What a great hike. Walking off the trail and short cutting switchbacks is not permitted. Whistler. So you spend the hike watching your boots rather than the scenery. one big piece of blowdown between Lindeman and Greendrop as well. real challange is more down trees over the trail. A large stone/rock wall oversees the lake and from the bottom it seems like little gargoyles are up on the cliffs. And the trail looks beautiful, Your email address will not be published. From the Post Creek parking lot you will find a Chilliwack Lake Park map and an outhouse. Find the reviews and ratings to know better. ** Camped at Lindeman Lake and hiked in to Greendrop Lake the next morning. On the descent we stopped at the Lower Lake for a dip and swam across the international border :) The second trip I was aiming to reach Mount Lindeman, but only reached the Lower Lake. Swam in at the north end of Lindeman on the way down - super brisk! Driving Time from Vancouver:2 HoursTrailhead Coordinates: 49.096865, -121.456256. eval(ez_write_tag([[336,280],'outdoorvancouver_ca-medrectangle-4','ezslot_1',107,'0','0']));*For a better understanding of the stats and difficulty rating, check out the Hiking Guides page for details. While it is a short trail, it’s still a good workout, so don’t be fooled. Learn More. Instead, stay straight on the trail marked for Lindeman Lake. Just over the river, turn right onto Chilliwack Lake Road. Lindeman Lake (Chilliwack) /  49.114361°N 121.4577639°W  / 49.114361; -121.4577639. The log bridge mentioned in this post has been replaced by a steel one. Fishing and swimming are popular activities at Lindeman Lake. Beyond the boulder field, the trail picks up again and carries on to Greendrop Lake. Disclaimer: The information in this website should not be taken as accurate, complete or up-to-date. Dogs are also able to use this trail. One of the areas had thick ropes along the edges of the trail to prevent people from cutting switchbacks and causing erosion, as they clearly had for years. You'll find trails for any level of hiking experience, and you can also visit nearby Tanglewood, popular music venue and home to the Boston Symphony Orchestra. A large stone/rock wall oversees the lake and from the bottom it seems like little gargoyles are up on the cliffs. May 14, 2020. The trailhead is about a 2-hour drive from Vancouver in Chilliwack in the Fraser Valley, but the route is so picturesque and scenic as you drive through the mountains and the countryside. July 22, 2020. Click following button or element on the map to see information about it. Lots of climbing over rocks after the first lake which was frosty in the morning and made it quite scary to go over. The trails are predominately flat, including a boardwalk, making them ideal to bring along a stroller. Bring plenty of water. Becoming a Patron through Patreon unlocks all sorts of membership benefits and rewards. Rainbow Falls; Whistler Train Wreck; Brandywine Falls . Follow the signs for Cultus Lake until you come to a T-intersection with Yarrow Central Road. Snow on the final third leading up to greendrop lake. BC Parks has announced that several of the Province’s most popular parks will be re-opening on July 27, 2020, and will require a free Day Use Pass to enter the park. Dec 5, 2020 Take caution on the loose dirt, especially on the way back down and if carrying heavy camping gear. Poles were handy for steep descent and heavy bag. Flora Lake Trail and Lindeman/Greendrop Trail Loop, Squamish-Lillooet Regional, British Columbia. Lindeman Lake- Chilliwack, British Columbia. Heard some beautiful owls at night. From Post Creek, the path becomes a singletrack trail. Become a Patron! Expect a lot of people in need of learning trail etiquette. At 3.4 km, it is a short hike, but well-worth the lengthy drive out to the trailhead. The trail continuously climbs 1000 ft (305 m) to reach the lake. On your way up to one of the most beautiful spots in the valley-Chilliwack Lake-is, well, another one of the most beautiful spots in the valley: Lindeman Lake! The turquoise water of Lindeman Lake. Parking lot to Lindemen was steep and busier (wished more folks would give more space and move off trails). eval(ez_write_tag([[336,280],'outdoorvancouver_ca-banner-1','ezslot_9',104,'0','0']));It’s simply a matter of pushing up the steep climb until you reach the lake. Please please please pack out your garbage - We packed out far more than we brought/created. Lindeman City is located in a beautiful, historic setting on the shores of Lindeman Lake. Camping requires a backcountry camping permit – booked online, in advance. Park along side the road and start the trail from the yellow gate. It does see fewer people, and camping is permitted there, so some choose to carry on. Lindeman Lake, Chilliwack. Not a favourite, lakes were nice enough. 15.9 km - 573 m total elevation gain Probably one of my favorite hikes to do so far. Dogs are also able to use this trail. At this tent you can get your trail completetion certificates. Post Creek will remain on your left as you hike up the trail. Look for a sign at the side of the road that says "Post Creek, Lindeman, Greendrop, and Flora Lakes". If you’re looking for a more strenuous hike, you can continue on another 6km to Greendrop Lake. The following day-use parks are now open: Sea to Sky. The hike to Lindeman is short and it is definitely the most beautiful lake, it seems to have gotten very busy over the past years.. I will need to go back and do flora peak. Some of my friends complained of foot pain after the hike. Greendrop Lake is not as scenic as Lindeman Lake and is smaller. You should check this information yourself. You should check this information yourself. no snow up the today. At 16,500 acres, October Mountain is the largest state forest in Massachusetts. Section 5: Lindeman Lake to Trailhead We ended with a fairly easy descent down to the parking lot on a wide trail that clearly sees a lot of traffic. For some reason this trail is extremely popular up to Lindeman Lake - especially on weekends. Want to connect with other local hikers? Join us at patreon.com/outdoorvancouver. Soon you will cross over an impressive log bridge. You will receive the file immediately in your email, and will also gain access to the monthly Outdoor Vancouver newsletter. It took me 25 mins from bottom to top :) it was definitely no beginners trail! Find the reviews and ratings to know better. Lindeman is a camping place of choice for those spending 3 nights on the Canadian side of the trail. Once you reach Lindeman Lake you will find several tent pads available for campers and an outhouse. Great trail for a walk in the woods and along the lake. The trail is a few km long with manageable elevation gain. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Get details of Location, timings and contact. Took about 2 hrs and 45 mins up and 2 hrs down. Once you had your fill of Lindeman Lake, simply retrace your path back to your car. By providing this information, Bottletop Media does not assume any liability for the use of this information by our readers.Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions. However, in the busy summertime, the parking lot can quickly fill up. Get details of Location, timings and contact. The Post Creek parking lot is about 40 km from Vedder Crossing along Chilliwack Lake road. Some nice views along the hike to Greendrop as well and definitely a moderate rating at most, the only difficulty for some might be in the boulder scramble sections. A bridge along the Lindeman Lake Trail. Kids and dogs will enjoy this trail, but (as always) keep in mind this is bear and cougar country. I wasn’t expecting so many rocks but I ran up the majority of the trail to make sure I got up before sun down! Lindeman Lake is a short hike in Chilliwack Provincial Park, which has somehow ended up being one of the hikes I’ve done most often. Most of the route is hopping on boulders or choosing your stepping on roots. From there to Greendrop, there are quite a few rocky sessions which requires good balancing skills. So, last week I convinced a couple mom’s that this it was our time to cross this from our list and we went out and conquered it. It was a little drizzly in the morning but then around 11am the sky broke open. There is a population of fish in the lake, including Brook Trout, Cutthroat Trout, and Rainbow Trout. Parking lot to Lindemen tends to get busy. There is no restroom at the lake. Number of people dropped significantly as we continued to the the north tip Lindeman lake. Both routes are for experienced hikers and are beyond the scope of this guide. Lindeman and Greendrop Lakes Trail is a 6.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Fraser Valley B, British Columbia, Canada that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail runs 2.7 miles to the summit, passing a small waterfall and the remains of an old stone shelter. 4 stars for the pretty views, 0 stars for the busted windows :(. The trail between Greendrop and Flora Lakes has once again grown over and has become difficult to follow. Please take note that the south end of Lindeman is where most visitors stop. As you walk along the trail you’ll get an elevated glimpse of the beautifully-turquoise water through the trees. You may begin to feel a strong wind pushing through the valley off the lake. The hike to Lindeman is steep in sections but short so easy to tackle and the lake was a lovely spot to set up camp even in below freezing temps. Trail wasn’t super easy to follow between Lindeman and Greendrop due to a number of fallen trees. I've read everywhere that I need a back country permit to camp but cant figure out where to go to get one. Despite the cold, still really beautiful...felt like we were in a snow globe! Get all the information before your visit including the Joffre Lake Bus Service - an affordable, convenient and frequent bus service from Vancouver and Whistler. The first part of the trail is well marked and we found the steady climb to Lindeman Lake relatively easy, after enjoying a snack and photographing the extraordinary colour of the lake we continued on the trail to Greendrop. Hiking Trail Guides / Mar 13th, 2020 / 68 Comments. At 3.4 km, it is a short hike, but well-worth the lengthy drive out to the trailhead. Murrin Park – Limited parking. Required fields are marked *. The trail will drop down and you’ll soon come to Post Creek. – Guides for 10 amazing hikes near Vancouver– Hiking safety and trail etiquette– Resources, hiking gear overview, and more! Lindeman was a short steep hike but not difficult. There was almost no snow, but pretty slippery once you pass the Lindeman Lake. The lake itself is beautiful but the 1 star review for the terrible human beings that constantly break into overnight vehicles in the parking lot. There are multiple campsites in this area. As you begin to approach the lake, there is one particularly steep section. Need to climb over a cluster of fallen trees on the trail to get to Greendrop. Please note that parking has been reduced by 50% to maintain physical distancing due to COVID-19 response; plan to arrive … Nothing was left in there, just a senseless act of vandalism. While it is a short trail, it’s still a good workout, so don’t be fooled. Last Updated: Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 11:10am PST. The Brownsville Trail. Hardly any snow at Lindeman campground but boulder crossings and Greendrop campground were snow/ice covered. About 1 km into the hike the trail becomes even steeper. The worst part of the day was when I was half way into the hike I remembered my fishing rod was still leaning against the truck tire. Get our exclusive Patrons sticker, a free copy of Hiking Vancouver (our 500+ page hiking eBook), discounts on our apparel, and more! From that point on we only ran into a few on the way to Greendrop for our overnight stay. There is a serious but manageable blowdown towards the end. Hikers should follow the square orange markers, and NOT the flagging tape through this area. Thank you! Use facilities at the trailhead before hiking. The beauty of this trek is that it’s a short and sweet 3.4km round-trip … The Joffre Lakes Hike located in the Joffre Lakes Provincial Park, 2.5 hours from Vancouver, consists of a hike to three glacial lakes. 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