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Cat Lake

Updated: Aug 1, 2021

Cat Lake Recreation Site is CLOSED for day use and camping. 

Cat Lake Recreation Site has been closed due to the presence of an aggressive bear. This bear is considered dangerous. For your safety please do not enter the site. Conservation Officers are monitoring the situation and the site will be reopened once it is safe to do so. 

For additional information visit BC Parks website

Located approximately 15-minutes north of Squamish is a popular swimming hole called Cat Lake where you'll find access to rope swings, wooden rafts, hiking and biking trails as well as 36 forested walk-in campsites.

Getting There:

Take the access road just north of Alice Lake Provincial Park where you’ll find a parking area approximately 3 kilometres east of the Sea to Sky Highway. There is a walk of about one kilometre to reach the campground from the parking area.

Locals Tip:

The area is a busy spot for young campers and can get a bit noisy. If you’re looking for a quieter retreat you may want to visit this particular spot during the week.

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