Copper Island

 

North Shuswap
Distance: 3 km (round trip)
Difficulty: More Difficult
Duration: 1 Hour (round trip)
Trail Access / Features
Walk / Hike

Trail Description:

This approx. 3 km loop trail to the summit of the sole island in the Shuswap Lake, provides panoramic views of the lake, and Blind Bay.

New! Geo-Referenced PDF Map

 

Access:

Approx. 9.4 km west of Sorrento on Hwy 1, turn left onto Squilax-Anglemont Rd, and follow it for approx. 18 km to Scotch Creek and the Shuswap Lake Provincial Park. Copper Island is part of the park, and is located 2 km offshore. Boat to the east side of the island where there is a small beach and trail signs.

Trail Map: Google Maps (From B travel into the provincial park and park in the parking area.  This area is the closest access to the Copper Island trail which is only accesable by water after the parking area)

Warnings:

CAUTION: Steep cliffs. No camping or fires permitted on the island. WATER ACCESS ONLY.