Distance 12.8 km return, height gain 560 m, moderately strenuous
A hike up scenic Galatea Creek to a popular fishing and camping lake. A must-do option is to continue farther to two blue tarns in the alpine meadows above. See Galatea Lakes
Start: Hwy. 40 Galatea day-use area.
The trail is closed from May 1st to late June each year.
Difficulty: A good well-marked trail to Lillian Lake with occasional loose tread. In places the grade is moderately steep, especially toward the end. All creek crossings are bridged.
Note: The rebuilt Lillian Lake campground is now open.
Please refer to the trail description in the guidebook, especially for unofficial, off-trail hikes.
Kananaskis Country Trail Guide Volume 1 Trail #30
Trailhead: Galatea 50.86089N, -115.17549W
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Last updated Aug 31, 2017