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Yew Lake Interpretive Trail

Cypress Mountain

Easy and accessible interpretive trail located in Cypress Mountain Provincial park

Hiking Easy

2 km
24 m
24 m
0-1 hrs
Low Point
914 m
High Point
935 m
Yew Lake Interpretive Trail Map

The Yew lake Interpretive Trail is an easy 2.4 km loop located in Cypress Mountain Provincial Park. This trail passes through sub-alpine meadows, a sensitive marsh ecosystem and an old-growth forest stand. Yew lake is wheelchair and stroller accessible with educational signs along the path and only a 20 m elevation gain, making it suitable for the whole family. Trail users should plan on taking 45 minutes to an hour to complete.


Please note that due to the sensitive ecosystem, dogs are not permitted anywhere on this trail.



Walking along a well-kept trail that’s mostly flat. No obstacles are present.

Low Exposure

1 out of 4

The path is on completely flat land and potential injury is limited to falling over.


1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

between June and September


  • Wildlife
  • Picturesque
  • Wild flowers
  • Water features
  • Family friendly
  • Forestry or heavy vegetation

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