Asked by: Kum Raedekerasked in category: General Last Updated: 15th April, 2020
How far is Garibaldi Lake from Vancouver?
In respect to this, how long does it take to get to Garibaldi Lake?
The hike to Garibaldi Lake is an 18km (return) intermediate-expert hike that is accessible in the summer months of July – September. Elevation gain on this hike is 820m and according to vancouvertrails.com should take around 5 hours (add on extra time for sightseeing and rest stops).
Subsequently, question is, how long is Garibaldi Lake hike round trip? 30 km
Likewise, people ask, how do I get to Garibaldi Lake?
To reach the Rubble Creek parking lot, the start of the trail to Garibaldi Lake, take Highway #1 (Trans Canada Highway) west towards Horseshoe Bay. Just before the ferry terminal, watch for signs to Squamish and merge onto Highway #99 (Sea to Sky Highway) heading north.
Can you swim in Garibaldi Lake?
There is swimming at Elfin Lakes (permitted in the “Swimming Lake” only), Garibaldi Lake, Cheakamus Lake, Russet Lake and Wedgemount Lake. Most of the lakes are glacier fed and extremely cold.