Bryden and Pement Lakes


South Shuswap
Distance: 3.5 km (one way)
Difficulty: More Difficult
Duration: 1 Hour (one way)
Trail Access / Features
Walk / Hike Biking Horse Trail Fishing

Trail Description:

Two small quiet fishing lakes, in the Ptarmigan Hills with small recreation sites.

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From Highway #1: Follow Hwy. 1 for 14.3km west of Salmon Arm, or 18.6km east of Sorrento and turn west onto Tappen Valley Rd. After approx. 4km turn left/west onto Skimikin Lake Rd, then travel for 6.1km to Skimikin Lake. Continue 0.6 km west of Skimikin Lake and turn left/south onto China Valley Rd. Travel approx. 14.6km and keep right at the junction with #180 Charcoal creek Forest Service Rd. 4km further, turn right immediately after a switchback over a small creek. Continue 2.2km to the parking area. Follow the trail east for approx. 2km to Pement Lake on the right fork, and another 1.5km on the left fork to Bryden Lake.

From Falkland : Travel approx. 18km northwest on Chase-Falkland Rd, past Pillar Lake, and turn right east onto #180 Charcoal Creek Forest Service Rd. Travel approx. 13 km and turn left at the junction. See above for final directions.

Access Maps: From Salmon Arm, From Sorrento


CAUTION: The final 2.2 km of the road to the parking lot can get seriously water trenched at the start, so a 4wd vehicle may be required.