Vancouver Hiking Trails RatingLevette Lake is a nice mountain lake located in the enormous Squamish Valley that drains the Squamish River into Howe Sound.  There are some nice views and minimal elevation gain along the trail.  The amazing Tantalus Range and Mount Garibaldi on a sunny day look fantastic from the shores of Levette Lake. There is a nice campground on the shore of the lake that is well laid out and very rustic.

  • Squamish Hiking Trails ProExtraordinary mountain views
  • Squamish Hiking Trails ProDrive right to lake
  • Squamish Hiking Trails ProGreat lake for swimming
  • Squamish Hiking Trails ProNice tent sites along the shore
  • Squamish Hiking Trails ProNot as well known as other places
  • Squamish Hiking Trails ProOften serene & quiet
  • Squamish Hiking Trails ConCan't legally hike around the lake
  • Squamish Hiking Trails ConSmall area gets crowded easily
  • Squamish Hiking Trails ConNice beach, only dirt shoreline
  • Squamish Hiking Trails ConBumpy logging road to get there

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It is located just a couple hundred metres from the parking area at the trailhead.  The campground is very basic and quite nice.  You won't find signs, garbage bins or any annoying signs of humanity to take away from the wonderful view of the lake and Tantalus Range across the lake.

Camping is pay use at Levette Lake as it is a user maintained, pay use.  Operated by Sites & Trails BC, fees are charged from June 1st to Oct 31.  The overnight fee is $13 per night, per vehicle or group of 6 people, per site.  Free to use outside this time, though snow will likely block access for most in the winter.  The campground areas(there are several), consist of about a dozen dirt clearings in the forest.

Some large, some small, separated by the natural features of the forest.  There are plenty of seats made out of cut sections of logs and several fire rings left from previous campers.  The campsite is surprisingly clean, though that largely depends on the previous group that used the area. There is an outhouse between the parking area and the campsites.

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