Top Adventures in Yale

  • Explore the Ladner Creek Trestle

    Located just off the Coquihalla Hwy about 30km east of Hope, BC is Ladner Creek.  Use the Portia Exit #202 if you are coming from the West to do a u-turn just after crossing over the creek.Coming back from the East, you want to pull off the highwa...

    0.6 miles 656.2 ft gain

  • Visit Alexandra Bridge Provincial Park

    The Alexandra Bridge Provincial Park is 136 acres dedicated to the original Cariboo Wagon Road Bridge over the Fraser River. It was originally established in 1984 and until the first European visit by Simon Fraser, remained inhabited by First Nati...

    0.6 miles

  • Cycle the Kettle Valley Rail-Trail

    Top 10 Areas of Interest - from West to East (1) Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park(2) Red Ochre cliffs in the Tulameen(3) Trout Creek Trestle & The Kettle Valley Steam Train(4) Penticton's Munson Mountain & the Naramata Bench(5) The Little...

  • Hike the Kettle Valley Trail through the Othello Tunnels

    This 5.5km loop family-friendly hike is highly accessible and an easy jaunt into the beautiful Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park. Just two hours from Vancouver, the loop hike will take you up and down through some lush forest towards the beautiful...

    3.4 miles 300 ft gain

  • Summit Needle Peak

    Make your way to the Zopkios exit (#217) on the Coquihalla Highway (Hwy 5), which is almost exactly halfway between the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan of BC. The trailhead is off the pipeline service road on the opposite side of the highway as th...

    8.1 miles 2893.7 ft gain

  • Hike to Tasty Lake

    To Needle PeakTotal Distance: 13.0 km (return)Estimated Time: 4 - 7 hoursAverage Grade: 13.6%Structure: Linear - ReturnElevation Gain: 882 mStart Elevation: 1210 mMax Elevation: 2092 mTo Small LakeTotal Distance: 13.0 km (retu...

    8.1 miles 2894 ft gain

  • Hike to Guanaco Peak

    The Coquihalla Summit Recreation Area is a zone comprised of several oddly shaped granite peaks.  A few of these mountains demand your attention while driving along the Coquihalla Highway, but many remain hidden and require backroad exploration an...

    4.5 miles 2950 ft gain

  • Hike to Flood Falls, British Columbia

    You can see the waterfall up high cascading down to the ground from where you park. Once you get to the trailhead and park on the side of the road, follow the trail toward the waterfall. The trail is a bit rough in spots with lots of roots, so be ...

    0.6 miles 262.5 ft gain

  • Hike Yak Peak

    The granite slab of Yak Peak is easily identified by those passing by on the Coquihalla Highway. What most don't know is there is a hiking trail and climbing opportunities, both offering amazing 360 degree views of the Zopkios range and beyond.Thi...

    3.4 miles 2755.9 ft gain

  • Hike & Swim at Falls Lake, BC

    Usually the Coquihalla is a means of a way to get from Point A to Point B, but why drive past all that rugged B.C. beauty? Skip the usual travel rest stops and have a micro adventure while passing through the transition zone between B.C.'s coastal...

  • Hike to Illal Meadows & Illal Peak

    To access Illal Meadows, you have to take a little spur road off of the Tulameen Forest Service Road. This spur road is described as being accessible with high clearance 2WD before turning into a 4WD road.The first part follows an old, overgrown,...

    6.2 miles 1968.5 ft gain

  • Hike to Eaton Lake

    From Exit 68, follow Silver Skagit Road 16km until you reach a sign for Eaton Lake Trail and Eaton Lake Forestry Campsite on the left. There is parking for a few cars a short distance past the campsites where you will find the start of the trailhe...

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