Garibaldi Lake

British Columbia, Canada
  • 6 Hours / 19 KM
  • Out and back
  • Medium
Garibaldi Lake © Karl Woll

Introduction to Garibaldi Lake

Garibaldi Lake in Garibaldi Provincial Park is a stunning, glacier-fed lake that sits 1450m high, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, glaciers, alpine meadows and volcanic structures. It is a great day hike, and even better camping destination.

When to go

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The snow will persist into the early summer near the lake. If you want to go when the trails are dry, late summer is the best time.

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Vancouver, Canada

Karl Woll, born and raised in Vancouver, has been passionately exploring the area’s mountains over the last decade. Beyond hiking, Karl fulfills his desire to be outdoors by kayaking, scuba diving, snowboarding, and most frequently, trail running.

What kind of hike?
Ascend and descend
  • 810 m
  • 810 m
Getting there
Starting Point
Rubble Creek Road Parking Lot, Squamish
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