Boom Lake, off of Radium Highway 93 South, Banff National Park

Date(s) - Wed Aug 07
9:30 am


Park at Harvie Heights gravel parking lot – off Harvie Heights road, 1.5 kms east of hamlet of Harvie Heights.

Glaciated mountains and limestone walls surround the perfectly clear Boom Lake. The trail climbs through pine, fir and spruce forest. After a series of switchbacks, the trail gives way to a narrow footpath to the lake. Lunch will be on the avalanche boulders at the lake. Anyone wishing to try his/her cutthroat trout fishing luck, please bring a rod and a National Parks fishing license.

URL Reference:

Type: Hike

Level: C   at guide pace

Trip Leader: Jennifer Ranger and Jim Bell

Total Distance (km): 10.2

Vertical Gain (m): 175

Max Elevation (m): 1895

Duration (hrs): 6

Meet 10 minutes before 9:30 AM

Meet location: Harvie Heights Rd gravel lot

Cost ($): 7

Max Participants: 12 FULL


Earliest Signup: 8:00 pm Wednesday before trip

To register, email request to:
If no reply check your email junk folder

Meeting place map not available