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A guide to the trail networks around Nita Lake Lodge

Nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of Whistler, British Columbia, Nita Lake Lodge stands as a gateway to adventure. Surrounded by towering mountains, lush forests, and pristine lakes, this charming lodge offers more than just a place to stay—it's a starting point for exploration. Whether you're an avid hiker, a passionate cyclist, or simply seeking tranquility amidst nature, the trail networks around Nita Lake Lodge promise unforgettable experiences. Let's embark on a journey through Whistler's diverse terrain and discover the wonders waiting to be explored.


1. Whistler Valley Trail: Nature-Filled Access


Begin your adventure by immersing yourself in the beauty of Whistler's Valley Trail. Stretching over 40 kilometers, this picturesque pathway winds its way through verdant forests, along serene lakeshores, and past charming alpine meadows. Perfect for leisurely strolls, brisk jogs, or tranquil bike rides, the Valley Trail offers easy access to Whistler's natural wonders. Take in the sights and sounds of the surrounding wilderness as you meander alongside sparkling lakes such as Alta Lake and Green Lake, or venture deeper into the forested expanses for a truly immersive experience in nature.


The valley trail also gives access to some of the family favorite hikes such as the Whistler Train Wreck hike.


Hiking in Whistler Valley Trail Train WreckTrain Wreck Hike Whistler

Photos: Tourism Whistler/Mark Mackay


2. Hiking and Biking Trails


For those seeking more rugged adventures, Whistler's extensive network of hiking and biking trails awaits. Nita Lake Lodge is surrounded by trail networks and right near Creekside Gondola for bike Park access. For now, let’s focus on the world-class free to access trail network.

Pro tip: Use the app Trailforks to see all the trails available, updates on conditions and get insight into the direction of travel as many trails are shared between hikers and bikers.



Whistler mountain biking trails


Westside Trails

On our doorstep are the “Westside Trails”, which are some of the areas most established routes, built over many years by Whistler’s most well-known trail builders. It’s characterized by some of the best views in Whistler, combined with a biker’s heavenly mix of slabs, roots and technical descents. It’s a challenge by choice with a selection lookout getting increasingly more beautiful the further up you dare to embark.


Cheakamus Trails

The Cheakamus trails network starts off next to the beautiful Cheakamus river just off the highway near Function Junction. With easy parking, the area offers a range or terrain for all levels of rider, and makes for a great day out if you want to have a blend of biking and hiking with local named hikes in easy reach.


Hiking in Whistler Cheakamus Lake

Photo: Tourism Whister/Mark Mackay


Lost Lake Trails

Just minutes from Whistler Village lies Lost Lake Park, a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Explore winding trails that lead through old-growth forests, past tranquil ponds, and to breathtaking viewpoints overlooking the valley below. Whether you're a novice hiker or a seasoned trailblazer, Lost Lake offers hiking and biking routes suitable for all skill levels. Easily accessible from Whistler Village, there is also a shuttle bus that operates in the summer directly to the lake.


Biking in Whistler Lost Lake

Photo: Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane


Whistler South

One of the first trail networks to be clear in spring is the Whistler South trail network. An early-season favorite, this network offers something for all the bikers with options for flow trails and steep technical sections. Enjoy awesome nature with a mix of subalpine trails in deep forests.


Whistler North

North of Whistler Village in an area known as Whistler North. Just there is a selection of trails known for their chunder, roots and slabs, with several classic runs. Most of the network is for expert bikers only, but there are a small number of trails that all levels of rider can enjoy.


Blackcomb Trails

Originally built without permission on Blackcomb Mountain, these trails have now been adopted by Whistler Blackcomb who help WORCA in maintenance. Blackcomb trails reward the intrepid climbers with beautiful forests and technical steep terrain. Make sure to bring plenty of water with you!



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3. Whistler Blackcomb


For adrenaline junkies and mountain biking enthusiasts, Whistler Blackcomb Bike Park stands as the ultimate playground. In the summer months, this world-renowned destination transforms into a mecca for downhill riders, offering a plethora of trails (70!) catering to all skill levels with over 1000km of maintained flow, air and technical. From gentle cruisers to steep descents and technical features, the Bike Park promises thrills and excitement for riders of all abilities.


But the adventure doesn't end with biking. Whistler Blackcomb's hiking trails offer a different perspective on the mountain landscape. Trek through alpine meadows adorned with colorful wildflowers, traverse rugged ridgelines, and summit towering peaks for unparalleled views of the surrounding mountainscape. Whether you prefer the rush of downhill biking or the serenity of alpine hiking, Whistler Blackcomb has something for everyone.


As a prefered accomodation partner, Nita Lake Lodge offers exclusive discounts on rentals and retail to help you get the most of your adventure!


Biking in Whistler Blackcomb

Photo: Tourism Whistler/Mark Mackay


The trail network around Nita Lake Lodge offers endless opportunities for adventure and exploration. From leisurely walks along the Valley Trail to adrenaline-fueled descents in Whistler Blackcomb Bike Park, there's no shortage of ways to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Whistler. So pack your gear, lace up your shoes, and get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through one of Canada's most iconic outdoor destinations. Adventure awaits just beyond the doorstep of Nita Lake Lodge—come and discover the magic of Whistler's trail network for yourself.


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