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Monk Lake Trail

Monk Lake Trail (Creston)


  • Rec Site #:REC5716
  • Type:
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:0
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:None
  • Site Description:Monk Creek trail is a 2.08 km long steep wilderness trail. The trail follows the creek up to Monk Lake, a small mountain lake with fishing opportunities. From Monk Lake you can explore around the alpine area or scramble over to the ridge to the south to the Nun Lakes.

  • Driving Directions:From the top of Kootenay pass, heading down Highway 3 (East) towards Creston, travel approximately 15KM to find Maryland Creek FSR on the right hand side of the highway. Zero your odometer at the start of the Maryland Creek FSR. Follow the main road to a fork junction at 13.4 KM where you will take a right turn onto Monk Creek FSR. Follow the main road for 5.7km. You will find the trailhead on the left, just before the bridge.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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