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Lavina Lookout (Kaslo)

Trail Bike Riding - Motorized

  • Rec Site #:REC204276
  • Type:User Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:0
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:None
  • Site Description: Historic Fire lookout over-looking Duncan Lake, approximately 2244 meters in elevation. The present tower was built in 1974. Great ATV trail up to the lookout from Glacier Creek FSR. Nice views of Kootenay Lake, Duncan Lake and surrounding glaciers. Looking to the Northeast is Emperor Peak with an elevation of 3127m (10259ft).

  • Driving Directions: At the flashing red light in Kaslo turn left onto A Ave. Towards the top of the hill turn right on North Marine Drive (Hwy. 31) toward Meadow Creek and set your odometer to 0. At 28 km you will pass the village of Lardeau. At 34.5 kms. or (21.4 miles) turn right on Argenta Road toward Argenta and Johnson?s Landing. Cross the Lardeau River and proceed for approx. 1 km on a dirt road. At the three way junction turn left on to the Duncan Lake FSR. Proceed approximately 7 kms. and watch for Lavina Forest Service Road marker on your right. Turn right onto Lavina FSR and follow until you reach a large parking area with a kiosk. Unload your ATV here and follow road to Fire Lookout at top. This road is very steep in areas with lots of switchbacks. Elevation is 7280 feet or 2240 meters. GPS at parking lot is: N 50.279807 / W 116.915245.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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