This stunning landscape offers a shorter hike ideal for those seeking a leisurely walk or for families with kids who still want to experience unbelievably beautiful scenery. The hike is a straight forward 6.6 km/ 4 mi round trip hike with only 240 m/ 788 ft of elevation gain. The trail passes a handful of waterfalls and small lakes before ending at the serene Lake Oesa. You may encounter some ground squirrels and similar small wildlife at the lakeshore. If this turns out short for you, extend this hike either by looping around the Lake O’Hara lakeshore trail on the way down, or by combining Lake Oesa with Opabin Plateau.
Distance: 6.6 km/ 4 mi
Elevation gain: 240 m/ 788 ft