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Duck Lake Protected Area

#9 of 27 things to do in Powell River Features Animals
Haslam Lake Road, Powell River, British Columbia, Canada
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Great Views, So peaceful

This lake is fun anytime of the year, Its not very far away from town. The lake freezes over a bit... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2017
Paul F
hiking and swimming

There are many amazing hikes in this area. There are also a few good swimming spots. Maps for the... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2017
Cynthia B
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  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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Haslam Lake Road, Powell River, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

This lake is fun anytime of the year, Its not very far away from town. The lake freezes over a bit in the winter which makes it very nice to look at.

Thank Paul F
Reviewed January 4, 2017

There are many amazing hikes in this area. There are also a few good swimming spots. Maps for the trails are available at the Tourist Office on Joyce

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This area is a cornucopia of delights from beautiful hiking/biking trails to lake swimming and waterfalls hopping with peak a boo views of surrounding mountains.

Thank Gypsyrozbud
Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a bit of a drive on uneven terrain better for an off road type truck or jeep. very small but nice for beginner kayaks and it looked like a swimming platform in the middle of the lake but no beach to speak of...More

Thank rlmptl
Reviewed May 11, 2016

Wonderful area to hike in and it is so peaceful! It is also wonderful to kayak on haslam or duck lake as there are many thing you are unable to see on land...ie...birds nesting and beaver! Pack a snack and water and explore some of...More

Thank Theresa F
Reviewed May 3, 2016

We did a nice 20KM loops that was part of the BC Bike race course. Nice trails! Good techy and flowy climbs and descents. Really nice mix of single track. Good road access as well if you need to bail. Very lush forest. Worth the...More

Thank Sharonbader
Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I frequent the duck lake trail system for weekend excursions. We are avid hikers and the duck lake trail system is very leisurely but very enjoyable! We have met mountain bikers, families, and other hikers as well as many, many dogs! So...More

1  Thank Jpepps747
Reviewed September 17, 2015

Great spot to bike. We only explored the Blue/Washout trail. So comments are limited to that trail. Family friendly. Little elevation change. Wish we'd had more time to explore other trails.

Thank thecoastcouple
Reviewed May 19, 2015

We love this area and hike there many weekends! Lots of water features, bridges, ponds with frogs in them and all things my boys love! Trails range from 1 (easy) to 4 and even 5 (very hard). Cool and scenic and what's not to love?

Thank Tracey E
Reviewed April 21, 2015

There are about 50 km of trails maintained by the BOMB Squad (Bloody Old Men's Brigade). Most circuits take 1 to 3 hours and range from easy to moderately easy. In the summer all you need is walking shoes but at other times of year...More

3  Thank Macpock
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