Sicamous Lookout

 

Sicamous & East Shuswap
Distance: 1 km (one way)
Difficulty: More Difficult
Duration: 0.5 Hours +
Trail Access / Features
Walk / Hike Mountain Biking

Trail Description:

Outstanding views of the Sicamous Channel, Shuswap Lake, and Mara Lake. Hang gliding ramp, steep cliffs.

New! Geo-Referenced PDF Map

 

Access:

At Sicamous Hwy 1, just east of the Hwy 97A junction, turn north onthe the Solsque-Sicamous Rd. Cross the bridge and the railroad tracks, and continue to your right on Solsqua-Sicamous Rd at 0.04 km turn left up the #1800 Forest Service Rd. Stay on the well-traveled road for 6.2 km, then turn left onto #1800-300 Rd for 1.6 km to the lookout. Bike up the forestry roads from the bottom, or drive all the way. Note: there's not really anywhere to hike here (unless you like forestry roads), but the view over Sicamous and the lake is spectacular.

Access Map: Google Maps

 

Warnings:

CAUTION: Watch for rotting wood on the hang gliding ramp, and stay away from the edge. Watch for active logging traffic on these roads.