Grey Canal Swan Lake East



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Vernon

Trail Length: 8.6 km return

Difficulty: Moderate
Park Amenities:
Hiking
Interpretive Signs
Pet Friendly
Walking


Grey Canal Swan Lake East

Vernon British Columbia Canada

Grey Canal Swan Lake East - Swan Lake East Trail offers either one long trail (8.6km return) or 3 shorter trails depending on how energetic you feel. You can start the trail from either end if doing the whole trail or park at one of the 4 parking lots (parking lots or roadside parking) and pick your trail length.

Swan Lake East Trail - Baker Hogg Rd to Glenhayes Rd

(0.83 km one-way, 1.66 km return)

  • Parking is on the roadside. Look for the metal horse gates with a trail sign.
  • Slight incline until Glenhayes Rd.
  • The path is wide and well used.

BC's Longest Irrigation Channel - Glenhayes Rd to McLennan

(2.2 km one-way, 4.4 km return)

  • Go left once you emerge from the trail and walk a short section on the road before you see a trail sign.
  • The most scenic part of the trail. Be careful of rocks and uneven surfaces.
  • Contains remnants of BC's longest irrigation channel (Grey Canal-50km) built in the early 1900s.  The canal was used to sustain orchards and agricultural land.
  • Few viewpoints on this section of the Swan Lake East Trail for overlooking the lake.
  • Interpretive signs about the Canal.

Pound The Pavement - McLennan Rd to Rugg Rd

(1.3 km one-way, 2.6 km return)

  • Most of this hike will be walking along a paved road (Grey Canal Rd) before it veers back into the trees for the last little section.

Grey Canal Swan Lake East

Vernon British Columbia Canada

Address:

Grey Canal Swan Lake East
7979 Baker Hogg Rd
Vernon
Canada

How To Get ToGrey Canal Swan Lake East

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There are 4 parking lots to choose from:

1. Baker Hogg Rd (roadside parking)
2. Glenhayes Rd
3. Mclennan Rd
4. Rugg Rd
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