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Whyte Lake Trail

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


Enjoy the outdoors, but stay apart. 

Please remember to: 

Learn more about the District's response to COVID-19:

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For more information, please contact the Parks Department.




Dogs must remain on-leash in this ecologically sensitive area. Check out Dogs in Parks for more information, including off-leash parks in West Vancouver, licensing and more. 

Dogs in Parks

Trail Information

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

Trail Map