Lake Bourgeau / Harvey Pass Trail

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This trail follows Healy Creek to its source amid open meadows above the treeline. Wildflowers bloom profusely from mid-July to late August, and scattered alpine larches turn a magnificent golden yellow in late September. Bourgeau Lake / Harvey Pass 7.5 km one way from trailhead to Bourgeau Lake Elevation gain 725 m 6 hour round trip 9.7 km one way from trailhead to Harvey Pass: Elevation gain 1020 m 6 to 7 hour round trip Trailhead: Bourgeau Lake parking area A steady climb through lush forest and across mountain streams lead to Bourgeau Lake which is enclosed in a glacially carved amphitheatre. From the lake, a 2.2 km more difficult trail continues upward to Harvey Pass where exceptional views extend to snowcapped peaks along the Continental Divide. Parking is limited at the Bourgeau Lake parking area. Try carpooling and plan to arrive early.

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Lat: 51.169657 Lng: -115.732124

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