Access: Click for details on Getting to Buntzen Lake.

Level: Moderate

Distance: 4 km

Time: 2 hr

Elevation Change: 100 m

Season: April - Nov

Topographical Map: 92 G/7

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Multiple-Use: Open to Mountain Bikes, Horses and Hikers

This equestrian trail provides access to the Park, connecting up with Powerhouse Road about halfway along the eastern shore of Buntzen Lake.

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Puffball

Puffballs

Apart from being edible—and delicious at that—dried spores were used as diaper rash "talcum powder" by the First Nations of BC. Spores were also found to staunch bloodflow when placed on a wound. At one time the brownish spores were used as a photographic flash powder. A large puffball can contain as many as 7500 billion spores. If each of these spores were to grow to maturity the next generation would form a fungus colony some 800 times the size of the earth.

Illustration by Manami Kimura