We have found the ultimate way to celebrate the end of winter. After being trapped indoors, avoiding the snow, it is time to get outdoors and enjoy the warmer weather. This B.C. hiking trail is the perfect way to start a new season and will lead you to magical lakes in every shade of blue.
It time lace up your running shoes and enjoy some time in nature with your BFF. With so many trails to pick from, it can be hard to decide which to enjoy first.
But without a doubt, there is one area you'll keep seeing popping up on your Instagram feed. Are you curious why everyone seems to end up at Joffre Lakes Provincial Park?
The reason is there are three bodies of water, and each is more jaw-dropping than the last. The 7.7-kilometre-long path will take you to Lower, Middle and Upper Joffre Lakes.
All three spots will showcase stunning water ranging from brilliant blue and turquoise to more green hues.
The entire route is straightforward to follow, and you'll be surprised how quickly you can reach Lower Lake. The first of three major stopping points is only a few steps from the parking lot.
If you find yourself already tired, it would be a good idea to turn back here. After this point, the hike becomes much more challenging, and you'll likely break a sweat.
Moving forward, you'll get to enjoy the towering peaks in the distance. There will be some steep areas and switchbacks, but it is well worth it to reach Middle and Upper Lakes.
Getting to the park only takes two and a half hours from Vancouver, making it perfect for a weekend activity.
While the area is open year-round, you'll want to wait till the snow melts before giving this adventure a try.
If you want to extend your stay, it is possible to camp here too.
Joffre Lakes Provincial Park
Address: Duffey Lake Rd., Mount Currie, BC
Why You Need To Go: You can see three gorgeous lakes on one trail.
We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.