Updated: September 23, 2016
Trails are wet and muddy, with snow at the treeline (1700 metres) and increasing depths with elevation. Gaiters are recommended. Larch trees are in their full Autumnal gold.Closures:
There is a bear warning for much of the surrounding area, use caution.
1. Bikes permitted on first 2.9 km of trail only
2. Day Use Area is closed, trail to Pass is open
1. Bikes permitted on first 2.7 km of trail only
See the "Pocaterra and Come Along Trail Changes" map above.
The Elk Pass Snowshoe Trail starts at the north end of the Elk Pass Day Use area and parking lot.
Trail damaged due to dam construction
1. The south side of the trail, beyond the Lookout Tower, is not maintained in summer and there are unbridged stream crossings
Caution advised for slippery conditions on split-log bridges
Bear in area
This trail was heavily damaged during the 2013 flood. Significant route finding and picking through rocks and rubble is required.
1. Bikes only permitted to Invincible Creek, 3.8 km from trailhead
This trail connects Elk Pass Day Use area to Upper Lake Day Use area, providing an alternative access to Elk Pass when the parking area is busy.
Bear closure in effect
This steep trail out of the Boulton Campground area climbs steadily to connect with Pocaterra Trail. The trail is often combined with Pocaterra and Packers to make a loop.