Alta Lake in Whistler

Whistler Canada Tourist Information

Alta Lake is one of several beautiful mountain lakes located on the outskirts of Whistler BC.   Visitors to the community can enjoy a pleasant stroll or bike ride to the lake from Whistler Village.

Rainbow Park on the west side of Alta Lake features a pristine, sandy beach with stunning views of the nearby mountains.  Sport fields, washrooms and change rooms are available for swimmers and others.

Alta Lake in Whistler BC
Alta Lake, Whistler BC

To access Alta Lake trail from Whistler village, simply cross the Sea-to-Sky highway at the pedestrian underpass located west of the Whistler Conference Centre.  You then following the trail (in either direction) around Whistler Golf Course. Eventually, you will see a sign for Alta Lake.

Alternatively, you can access Rainbow Park by vehicle from Highway 99. Wayside Park and Lakeside Park are located at the southeast corner of the lake just off the Sea-to-Sky highway.

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