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Kager Lake Trail

Season: Biking, Camping / Rec Sites, Fishing, Hiking, Summer | Activity: Camping, Day Trips, Fat Biking, Fishing Spots, Mountain Biking, Sight seeing, Tracks and Trails, Watersports, swimming

Distance from Burns Lake: 5.1 KM   |   Difficulty: Easy   |   Trail Length: 2.8 KM


Kager Lake Trail is a 2.8 km easy and flat hiking trail around Kager Lake suitable for all ages. Hikers can observe some of the area’s native plant species in this secondary pine and spruce forested area. There are also picnic tables and fire pits along the trail for visitors to enjoy. The trail system begins at Kager Lake and proceeds along the lake in both directions, with an option of continuing around Long Lake (6.4km). Secondary trails at the south end of Kager Lake provide viewpoints of the surrounding area.

Free camping!! There is a car-camping site, with a large parking area for large RVs and trailers (6 sites, including tables, fire rings and three outhouses) located adjacent to the parking lot. Twelve tent sites (tables, fire rings) are located around the Kager Lake Loop, including one located on a small island. There is also one tent site on Long Lake accessible by trail or water.


Directions: To get there from Burns Lake take 5th Ave. from Hwy 16 to meet up with Gowan Road. Once on Gowan Road, continue until you reach Boer Mountain Lookout Road. Turn left. Follow the road to the trailhead, located on the right (Kager Lake is visible from the road). You will pass the Burns Lake Mountain Bike Park on the way to Kager Lake.


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