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Eagle Creek/Opal Beds Trail

Eagle Creek/Opal Beds Trail (Burns Lake)

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  • Rec Site #:REC3502
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:7
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:Tables
  • Site Description: This Recreation Site hosts 6 day-use areas which can also be used for camping. A trail network with several trailheads at the Recreation Site is the main attraction here: the trail network is best known for the precious minerals in the area which include opals and agate rocks. The 1.8 kilometre Lookout Loop Trail provides many viewpoints of the valley before it loops back down to the Recreation Site. There are some short steep sections on the trail before reaching the viewpoints overlooking the Eagle Creek Valley, the community of Burns Lake and Tchesinkut Lake.

  • Driving Directions: From Burns Lake travel south along Hwy 35 for ~1.2 km, then turn west onto Eagle Creek Road. at 400 meters up Eagle Creek Road, take the right at the fork, follow main road keeping left at any main intersetions for 3.0 kms unitl you reach the Guyishton Road. Turn left onto the Guyishton, and continue for 1.2 km. Turn right onto the Opal Beds Road and follow it 2.3 km to the end.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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