Whyte Lake Trail

A portion of the Whyte Lake Trail that has a wooden pathway.

To access Whyte Lake Park, start at Whyte Lake Trail, from Westport Road just south of the Upper Levels Highway at Nelson Canyon. There is also a trailhead closer to Horseshoe Bay at Exit #1. The trail follows the Trans Canada Trail route, diverges westward through old growth trees, follows Whyte Creek and ends at Whyte Lake. The trail features a wooden dock and 300 m of boardwalk.

  • Difficulty level: Moderate
  • Distance: 6 km round trip
  • Elevation gain: 238 metres
  • Estimated completion time: 2 hours


Here’s a map of the Whyte Lake Trail, including the two trailheads. 

Trail Map