Garibaldi Lake


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A well-graded trail winds up through the forest, past the Barrier and Lesser Garibaldi Lake. Many bring gear to sleep at one of the Lake's beautiful campsites but it's also quite feasible to hike to the lake and back in a day.

Access: Turn right off Hwy 99 just after you cross the Rubble Creek bridge, 37 km north of Squamish or 19 km south of Whistler onto a paved road that leads 2.5 km to the Garibaldi Lake parking lot.


    Quick Facts
  • 9.5 Km (5.9 miles) from parking lot to lake
  • 810 metre (2,660 ft) elevation gain
  • 3-5 hours from parking lot to lake
  • Approx 8 hour return trip (with lounging time)
  • Access to Black Tusk and Panorama Ridge
  • Camping is restricted to two designated areas - Taylor Meadows and the Garibaldi Lake campsite. Both areas have cleared tent spaces and pit toilets. Visitors should bring a gas stove for cooking and all garbage is to be carried out from the park. In the summer a fee of $5.00 per person/night is charged at Taylor Meadows and Garibaldi Lake. This is a user pay envelope system. There are instructions at the payment box. Please have exact change.
  • There are four day-use shelters at Garibaldi Lake and one at Taylor Meadows.
  • Topographical map 92.G.14 and 92.G.15 1:50,000

Phone 604.892.9092 Toll-Free 877.892.9092 Fax 604.892.9094
Or send us an email at squamish@vpo.ca

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