right. Shovel Creek 4x4 is highly recommended to reach the trailhead but some folks have done it with 2wd. 10. The next morning we packed up camp and headed back onto the dirt road, driving a fair distance up the side of the lake before heading back towards the city. you to pull over. 9. Chehalis Lake Attempt . To be more precise, it's 22.7 km after the intersection of Highway 7 and Highway 11 in downtown Mission. There had been zero information about… The road was indeed clear of snow though we could see deep pockets not far from the road and most side … encounter a logging truck behind every blind corner. trip worthwhile. And, if you decide to visit the Here it comes. Access is by paved road. All, Been looking for some places to take my son 4x4 camping this summer down the FSR roads. Backcountry BC is a group of like-minded individuals whose aim is to protect access to the province's backcountry and advocate for new non-mechanized trails by lobbying government recreation activities and for preserving our wilderness areas. described in this trip report) and your use of any campsites by Chehalis logging truck traffic. Once past Elbow Lake, look for a logging road to your left. camping at Skwellepil Creek BC Forest Service Campground between km 30 Skwellepil Creek Recreation Site is located about half way up the west side of Chehalis Lake. Distance From Vancouver to the Beginning of Lost Creek FSR: 90-110km either via Highway 1 (and then Highway 11), or via Highway 7 directly from Vancouver. Travel past Elbow Lake and continue till you cross the Statlu Creek bridge at which point turn right at the junction and continue following the Chehalis FSR in a northerly direction. An hour 45 minutes at a good pace with an even grade trail except for the quick vertical gain before the dangerous water fall. 8. Quick day trip to Chehalis Lake with good company! Make a left turn here and drive through the open gate. Or via Highway 7 East (Broadway, turning into Lougheed Highway in Burnaby) directly from Vancouver. Sowaqua We are approximately 45 minutes from Mission, BC. 8. It was time to explore the upper regions of the Chehalis River again and check out the slide that permanently closed the lake campsites The last few times to the area were curtailed by a washout which blocked access to the lake and the Statlu Creek area. South side: Head north on Rockwell drive until you reach the fork with Hicks lake road about 6km from downtown Harrison Hot Springs, then follow hicks lake road for about 1km until you reach the junction with Harrison East FSR Black99s Moderator. Head up this road past Elbow Lake, which is a couple km in. Grace Lake. West (by Mackenzie), Shovel The Chehalis slide is said to be second in size only to the Hope slide (the largest recorded in British Columbia history.) Although most of the lake is very deep, the areas around the south end, where it is shallower, are often very productive. We are hoping to use the summer as a way to scout a spot to hunt next season (it will be our first season hunting). There had been zero information about… The closer the better. One site situated across the road that borders the river. Access is by paved road. Liked: Several natural views, McDonald Falls, beautiful Salsbury Lake. Squamish River FSR, More Info at kilometre in a small washout followed shortly by an enormous rockslide. One site situated across the road that borders the river. Just checking out the land slide and campsite at Chehalis lake FSR $328,000 TO IMPROVE FRASER VALLEY WEST FOREST ROADS VICTORIA – Fraser Valley residents will benefit from $328,000 to improve travel and safety conditions on the Norrish Creek, Sumas Mountain, Chehalis River and Lost Creek Mountain Forest Service roads, Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell, Community Development Minister Kevin Krueger and Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Randy Hawes … You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. 13. We could not get to Forest Service Road. mountains, and nature in general. Skwellepil Creek Recreation Site is located about half way up the west side of Chehalis Lake. Service Road (off Harrison East FSR), Harrison East (Main) Forest Coordinates Chuchinka-Colbourne (North of Prince George), Creek (off Harrison East), Service Road, Harrison West Forest Service Chilliwack Another guided tour near Yarrow, BC. km mark. Chehalis Lake. and why, but Statlu Lake, to where we were going to hike, is way, way area with high potential for serious injury. Not quite as beautiful as Squamish River FSR, but definitely a quality drive. -> 041 Chehalis Forest Service Road Page 1 Chehalis Lake is a lake on the Chehalis River in the Lower Mainland of southwestern British Columbia, Canada. Driving Directions: Turn north off Lougheed Highway (Hwy #7) at the community of Harrison Mills onto the Chehalis Forest Service Road (FSR). Including Indian Arm, Squamish & Elaho Valleys, Valemount, Bible Camp, Chehalis, Hut Lakes & Stave Lake A family adventure to Norton Lake for some Kayaking, accessed off the Indian Arm FSR… The This particular creek is 15.5 km from 7. Vancouver, Coast & Mountains Backroad Mapbook (2010 edition) East, somewhere between Mission and Harrison Mills. There is a new trail to access statlu lake via Chehalis-Mystery FSR and it's 2wd drivable! Zero your trip odometer 'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); It's located in British Columbia, Canada.This cache is hidden at Statlu Falls. Thanks in advance for any info. I was told last week that there is active logging in Mystery Creek and that the road is consequently in excellent shape as it is being actively worked by a grader to keep it smooth for the trucks. The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has announced that “no shooting” zones have been created within 400 metres of a large number of forest service roads in the Fraser Valley Regional District.. If you pass the Elbow Lake Corectional Centre you've gone too far. Clear Creek Remove Advertisements. Squamish River Main, Travel past Elbow Lake and continue till you cross the Statlu Creek bridge at which point turn right at the junction and continue following the Chehalis FSR in a northerly direction. Playing next. We stopped for a few photos and then continued on. As you are reading the trip report, note the radio (frequency is indicated on a sign on the side of the road) and can Photo of Harrison West Forest Service Road Province of British Columbia Canada 5. Lucky for us, we enjoyed calm waters that were warm enough to swim in on the last weekend on September. between km 29 and 30, there is another great viewpoint, and this time there is enough space 14. here, as you would be turning right at a fork 15.5 km later. possible to drive forward for a few minutes and find more parking. December 8, 2019 1504m Chehalis Lake / Harrison Lake West, BC Mt. The weather was amazing and the sun was warm. 16. Reservations will not be taken further than 30 days in advance. Was out on Chehalis FSR yesterday looking for my first bear (first bear ever), but didn't see anything. 2. Depends on the group size and abilities, we may also try Viennese Peak from west ridge. for a small picnic. Arriving at the lower lake we came immediately to a small camp site with room for a couple tents 3 would be very crowded. Road was to get access to the Statlu Lake trailhead. Bag Mt. In 2007 a rock slide triggered a tsunami on the lake that destroyed two campgrounds and flooded a third. We are hoping to use the summer as a way to scout a spot to hunt next season (it will be our first season hunting). A very impressive and infamous waterfall on the Chehalis River below Statlu Lake. and heavy, and some stretches of the road leave little space for $328,000 TO IMPROVE FRASER VALLEY WEST FOREST ROADS VICTORIA – Fraser Valley residents will benefit from $328,000 to improve travel and safety conditions on the Norrish Creek, Sumas Mountain, Chehalis River and Lost Creek Mountain Forest Service roads, Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell, Community Development Minister Kevin Krueger and Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Randy Hawes … FSR is suitable for 4x4 or high clearance 4x2 vehicles only, remote Clear Creek Forest A portion of the drive along Harrison West FSR near the Wood Lake Rec Site has been devastated by a forest fire that happened near the end of the summer. (you would see yellow markers every kilometer), we have reached a All the way to the 31st kilometer, no less. We made our way up to Elbow Lake and there we came across one party of campers enjoying the location and the rain. truck. 4-way stop intersection, where you need to turn left onto Chehalis Travel past Elbow Lake and continue till you cross the Statlu Creek bridge at which point turn right at the junction and continue following the Chehalis FSR in a northerly direction. substantial risk of colliding with one of these beasts, or being The Chehalis FSR is plowed year-round to this point. Distance From Vancouver: BC Forest Service Campground. Service Road (off Harrison East FSR), Keep left at the next major FSR junction. Reconsider your visit to the slide (starts at km 31 of Chehalis FSR and Government FSR Conditions Site Chehalis Lake loop. I didn't see any bears or any sign. The Ministry of Forests website indicates that the Chehalis FSR is closed at the 10km mark. 4wdabc West Harrison . logging trucks through the first twenty kilometers of the road. Here is the promised road Reservations will not be taken further than 30 days in advance. 100-120 km to So I was glad that the bridge was repaired and we could now venture to the lake. Pretty Creek FSR is about 100m before the Correctional Institute. Oct 2018. Natural views (especially great views of Chehalis Lake), peacefulness, fairly good gravel road with few potholes. sideswiped. There are watchman on the weekends in a number of places. 31 km mark. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Chehalis_Lake&oldid=981435671, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 2 October 2020, at 09:04. I didn't see any bears or any sign. Highway 7 to Morris Valley Road en route to Chehalis FSR is 32 km from Downing is a rather dull-looking wooded summit that's heavily logged on all sides, sandwiched between Harrison Lake and Chehalis Lake although the summit appeared open enough to provide at least some partial views on the satellite images. There are numerous coves and bays to explore and fish. Harrison West FSR is the least impressive views-wise of the major FSRs that we have traveled (Squamish, Chehalis, and Nahatlatch). 17. Squamish River FSR To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Jones Lake (near June 9, 2019 1534m Chehalis Area / Harrison West FSR, BC Mt. 11. Travel past Elbow Lake and continue till you cross the Statlu Creek bridge at which point turn right at the junction and continue following the Chehalis FSR in a northerly direction. Highway 7 East all the way from Vancouver. The lake and the river share the name with the community of Chehalis, British Columbia, which is the home of the Sts'Ailes people, a Halqemeylem-speaking Coast Salish group. Chehalis Lake, Chehalis Forest Service Road, Fraser Valley Regional District, British Columbia, Canada (49.43539-122.02994) Coordinates: 49.39986 -122.04384 49.47187 -121.99458 - Minimum elevation: 212 m - Maximum elevation: 1,916 m - Average elevation: 863 m Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)? narrow, and we pulled as close to the right as possible and stopped. The total distance from Hwy #7 turn off is approximately 30 kms. Chehalis Lake Chehalis Lake is a lake on the Chehalis River in the Lower Mainland of southwestern British Columbia, Canada.The lake and the river share the name with the community of Chehalis, British Columbia, which is the home of the Sts'Ailes people, a Halqemeylem-speaking Coast Salish group. Has anyone been up there recently? You would need to drive slowly, and be ready to raise a cloud of dust. Posts: 6 Threads: 2 Joined: Sep 2016 Reputation: 0 #1. Bundutop Tent . Day 1, hike in and camp at upper statlu lake or higher alpine basin. C2. Chehalis Lake, Easter Long Weekend 2016 Access is via Harrison West FSR. Chehalis FSR is an active logging road. HOWEVER - The total distance from Hwy #7 turn off is approximately 30 kms. Over ten kilometres long and 137 metres deep, Chehalis Lake is big water. Chehalis Theater - Built as a car dealership in 1923, the building was converted into a movie house and opened as such on December 7, 1938 under the name, Pix Theater. canadius_maximus, Jul 29, 2020 #442. canadius_maximus Quaere verum. hill with loose surface on your way back. Looking to our right we see The taller peaks in the Chehalis region are known to have good rock quality but also subject to access difficulties, as tens of kilometers on logging roads with tricky link-ups are required just to reach the base of these peaks. Elbow Lake Chehalis FSR. However, the natural views en route to the trailhead made the On the next page we will show the Or via Highway 7 East (Broadway, turning into Lougheed Highway in Burnaby) directly from Vancouver. Weaver Lake FSR West of Harrison Lake BC Canada. Create . Other Trips in Harrison Hot Springs area: We are from the lower mainland and like everyone else here we want to find a place to go. wait. Kauai 2020 . The closer the better. and 31 of the Chehalis FSR, there are photos and a short description on Lake, including Skwellepil Campground described in this trip report. It borders the Chehalis River, which offers excellent steelhead fishing opportunities. I spoke with one guy who said he saw one, and a few others who had not seen anything. Harrison Hot Springs, Blowdown Pass Sept 2020 . There is even a floating dock to fish from. the start of the road, and it is remarkable because there is a road The Harrison FSR . Chehalis & Centralia RR #15 highballing a crossing. It's a Regular size geocache, with difficulty of 3, terrain of 3.5. Murder Mystery 2019 . Access to campsites and other services along the east side of Harrison lake. nowhere," and we did not have time to take a picture. Keep left at the next major FSR junction. but definitely a quality drive. Chehalis FSR after we turned This is a beautiful site situated among mature timber. Getting to the lake didn't feel to long. by dust started heading down this way. Hope), Lost Creek The slide rumbled into Chehalis Lake, creating a 10m tall tsunami which obliterated three BC Rec Site campgrounds (one was 7 km away at the other end of the lake!) Chehalis FSR (+ Skwellepil Creek Campground) Distance From Vancouver: 100-120 km to the beginning of the FSR either via Highway 1 East, then via Highway 11 North and 7 East. Do note that it is not a good idea to drive Continues on Page 2. ihikebc.com Windfall Creek (by Tumbler Ridge). Chehalis Lake / Chehalis FSR, BC Mt. 5. Chehalis Forest Service Road BC Canada. Chehalis FSR is a fairly picturesque road. Chilliwack Foley, Chilliwack Harrison East Forest Keep left at the next major FSR junction. 6. Harrison Lake is a great spot for swimming, boating, and SUPing, and a lot of the other people camping here were taking part in all of the above. ADV ride Chehalis FSR loop to Norrish Creek FSR via the Dickson Lake loop. Morris Valley Rd & Chehalis FSR .44 N Chehalis FSR: Elbow Lake 2.53 N Chehalis FSR: Statlu Cr Bridge 12.07 NE Chehalis FSR: Turn to Chehalis Lk North 5.08 N Chehalis FSR: Skellepill Creek Rec Site 10.35 S Skellepill Creek Rd : Chehalis Lake - North .85 Distance estimations are approximate and may not represent the actual driving distance. It would be good to drive especially slowly in this area, not rockslide, be properly equipped and be extremely careful - it is a very dangerous Joined: Nov 8, 2006 Oddometer: 2,403 Location: Lower Mainland, BC, Canada. Any interest in a day ride in Wed/Thursday July 11-12 Hoping to start at the Chehalis FSR and loop to the Norrish Creek FSR via the Dickson Lake loop. Keep left at the next major FSR junction. The first week in December allowed for a three day mini-escape to the Mystery Creek area, west of Harrison and north of Chehalis Lakes. We have met five The current access trail which begins from an entirely different area was built in 2010. (second) logging truck then stopped next to our vehicle, the driver split right after the bridge across the creek pictured above. To get to Chehalis FSR, drive here. itself ends shortly after the 31 km mark in a small washout and then a massive For readers not familiar with the area, this is one of the more popular road systems closer to Vancouver, BC. 4x2 vehicle may not be able to tackle on the way out. I spoke with one guy who said he saw one, and a few others who had not seen anything. We were privileged to have a GS Trophy team member in the group. This is the third one we've met. Repeat the exercise: pull to the right, stop, Sponsored Links Club Tread. drive all the way to If we can't make it to Chehalis Lake then the back up plan will be Fossil Beach for lunch on west Harrison Lake. Logging trucks have a right of way, they are very long, wide Enjoy this small but popular camping site located next to Grace Lake. Make social videos in an instant: use custom templates to tell the right story for your business. Upon seeing this sign shortly after Harrison Mills, get ready to take from our trip to the rockslide blocking Chehalis FSR shortly after the Browse more videos. I was up there a week ago, and it was extremely dusty. Their name Sts'Ailes is said to mean "beating heart"; the similarly named Chehalis, Washington and Chehalis River in that area have a different meaning in the Chehalis language - "sand". HOWEVER - The Backroad Map book ( pages 4 and 14) shows plenty of loops in … We are sure to find snow along the way but hope to be able to get to the Lake for lunch. Access Info. the "Vancouver, Coast BC & Mountains Backroad Mapbook." Finally reaching the start of the FSR we could see only thick cloud above us and little hope for improving weather. Valley Road, you would drive for less than a minute and arrive to a If you do not have a open and activated. split right after the bridge, and the main road (Chehalis FSR South) Other Forest Service Roads Trips: I was looking for patches of grass, but about the only green I saw was young evergreens, and fresh buds on trees. Harrison West, Chehalis Lake is a lake on the Chehalis River in the Lower Mainland of southwestern British Columbia, Canada.The lake and the river share the name with the community of Chehalis, British Columbia, which is the home of the Sts'Ailes people, a Halqemeylem-speaking Coast Salish group. either via Highway 1 East, then via Highway 11 North and 7 'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); December of 2011 WARNING: The Provincial Government warns of a long lake is reached by turning north off Hwy. chehalis river fsr If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. December 8, 2019 1504m Chehalis Lake / Harrison Lake West, BC Mt. view of the lake right after the 25 kilometer mark. the next left turn onto Morris Valley As there was a landslide many years ago, blocking access from the South, the only way to reach the North end of Chehalis Lake is via Mystery Creek FSR. Between km 30 and 31 of We are from the lower mainland and like everyone else here we want to find a place to go. that hike due to a huge rockslide wiping off Chehalis FSR after the 31 Shovelnose Mountain . A genuine … camping Our first logging truck appeared very shortly. Or take North end of Chehalis Lake, end of Mystery FSR. Bear Mountain Hike, We made the drive to Chehalis Lake, just west of Harrison Lake near the District of Mission with our friends Alex and Alison. Travel past Elbow Lake and continue till you cross the Statlu Creek bridge at which point turn right at the junction and continue following the Chehalis FSR in a northerly direction. Chehalis River Rec Site is located along the banks of Chehalis River, in the Fraser Valley of BC. We are from the lower mainland and like everyone else here we want to find a place to go. Packed up the family and headed up West Harrison FSR and over to Chehalis Lake. On Saturday we are planning a club run up the west side of Harrison Lake, across Mystery Creek to the beautiful Chehalis Lake (North end). Was out on Chehalis FSR yesterday looking for my first bear (first bear ever), but didn't see anything. (third) truck pictured below passed by us without any drama. Skwellepil Rec site is open, and now has a host. Harrison East Second Trip, The FSR Previously you could complete a loop via the Chehalis FSR, Mystery Creek FSR and the Harrison West FSR systems – however an unprecedented rock slide occurred 10 years ago on the side of Mt Orrock. The prominence of Mt. I didn't see any bears or any sign. idea to enter the campground due to a hill with loose surface, which a Clarke the same day. Chehalis River Recreation Site (Rec Site #:REC0065) is a 70+ site campground. It’s especially nice that the fish are big, too! However in December 2007, a large landslide into Chehalis Lake took care of the full deactivation as it completely wiped out one section of Chehalis Lake FSR and prompted the closure of the large bridge at the north end of the lake. Turn And, unlike Squamish River FSR, the potholes are few here. rolled the window down, and asked that we drive forward - he was neither warn the logging truck drivers of your location nor hear their You can't get there from Chehalis FSR. i would like to bag Clarke&Recourse by using Matt Gunn's routes (not technical climbing) in two days. Filmed by: Gilbert & Sungwoo Edited by: Sungwoo Music: ... Up the Chehalis FSR just outside Mission BC - … 5. probably concerned that otherwise the logs might scratch our ride. McRae is rather just a forested hill sandwiched between Harrison Lake and the Chehalis Lake valley but because of the deep, U-shaped nature of the adjacent valleys this peak boasts significant topographical prominence. Around the 24 km mark or so Lake, Skwellepil Creek Recreation Site is located about half way up the west side of Chehalis Lake. following signs appear on the side of the road. Our Chehalis FSR trip report The closer the better. right. risk of a further landslide and resulting tsunami at Chehalis Lake. Report. We are hoping to use the summer as a way to scout a spot to hunt next season (it will be our first season hunting). Downing is a rather dull-looking wooded summit that's heavily logged on all sides, sandwiched between Harrison Lake and Chehalis Lake although the summit appeared open enough to provide at least some partial views on the satellite images. over photo-worthy creeks. 6. Neilious is offline Quote. Here is the Road, Denhams Trail Around Weaver Lake, East. a 4x2 vehicle into Skwellepil Creek Campground - you may get stuck on a Shooting around Chehalis Lake. 4. for the Keep left at the next major FSR junction. Creek (by Hope), Of note: Chehalis The road was Beginning of the FSR: Page 4 (Chilliwack) It borders the Chehalis River, which offers excellent steelhead fishing opportunities. rockslide. Skwellepil Creek Recreation Site is located about half way up the west side of Chehalis Lake. Here we are on BC Highway 7 Mission, and then take Highway 7 East from downtown Mission. The campsites are available on a first-come, first-served, basis however, up to 60% are available for reservations. I was looking for patches of grass, but about the only green I saw was young evergreens, and fresh buds on trees. I spoke with one guy who said he saw one, and a few others who had not seen anything. The extensive, indented shoreline of the lake makes Chehalis a boater's or fisher's paradise. (new window). danger presented by logging trucks. page 2 of this trip report. Skwellepil Creek Recreation Site is located about half way up the west side of Chehalis Lake. Cody and Tanner Maui'd . 0:43. About two kilometers after turning onto Weaver Lake FSR, there is a split. Note, that, unless you have a 4x4 vehicle, it would be a bad The fire was first discovered Sunday, August 02, 2015 and burned an estimated 1,386 hectares until it was declared 100% contained in early September. Lo and behold, a logging truck surrounded 19. announcements as they are driving on the road, you are taking a Moving on, we drove by a logged area. there. We Related Website: Service Road (Second Trip), Clear Creek Forest Following the provincial map there's no explicitly mentioned no shooting zones, however I am a little confused as to what the map means by. reach a small but picturesque Elbow Lake. McRae ranks within the Top 50… The total distance from Hwy #7 turn off is approximately 30 kms. nice-looking Chehalis Lake. Weaver Lake FSR Photo, Province of BC Canada. vehicles parked on both sides of the road near the lake, and a whole bunch of people were And here is another logging Skwellepil Creek Recreation Site is located about half way up the west side of Chehalis Lake. Keep left at the next major FSR junction. Service Road. Thanks to all the driver/side-by-sides/quaders. VHF(?) After turning left, the Service Road (Second Trip), Chehalis FSR, on the right side there is an entrance to Skwellepil Creek #441. yamalama, larolco and canadius_maximus like this. 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