With long gentle slopes, this trail parallels the Heart Lakes following a patrol road. The trail passes through mature coniferous forest dotted with balsam fir before it crosses Crean near its entrance to the Heart Lakes. Be cautious of thin ice on Crean channel.
Length: 19 km return
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Cross-country skiing styles: Classic & Skating
Trailhead: 500 m south of Birch Bay, 11 km north of Waskesiu on the Kingsmere Road.
GPS Co-ordinates for Trailhead (in decimal degrees):
Lat.: 53.978007 Long.: -106.155675