McGuire Lake


Salmon Arm & Area
Distance: 870m (around the lake)
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 0.25 - 0.5 Hours
Trail Access / Features
Walk / Hike Biking

Trail Description:

In the heart of Salmon Arm, a wheel chair accessible paved path, picnic tables, and plenty of opportunity for waterfowl viewing circle this lovely little lake with the City’s trademark fountain. Watch for the painted turtles out soaking up the sun on hot days, and visit the Japanese Friendship Gate, a gift from Inashiki, Japan, Salmon Arm’s sister city. Extend your walk with a visit to the Marine Park and Nature Bay Trails via the pedestrian stairway below the BDO Dunwoody Building. Or link east to Turner Creek Trail, the Rec Centre, and Little Mountain Park.

Additional Information:

New! Geo-Referenced PDF Map



At the east end of Hudson Ave NE in downtown Salmon Arm, just north of Hwy 1. ALTERNATE OPTION: Start at the Salmon Arm Marine Park with a visit to the Nature Bay interpretative centre. Travel north over the tracks on Marine Park Drive and park in the public parking area. Walk from here back over the tracks, up through the pedestrian stairway below the BDO Dunwoody Building, and south to the McGuire Lake pathway.

Access Map: Google Maps