This trail is steep in sections and is popular with mountain bikers. It provides a moderate hike leading to some viewpoints of the lake and valley near the top. As a hike it has some steep and loose sections.
Distance : 3.5 km, plus 1.2 km in from Santa Rosa
Elev. Change : 520 m
Uses : Hiking, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding
Trail Head Access :
This lower section of the Dewdney Trail is accessed from Maida Creek FSR, which branches off of Santa Rosa Road at the 7 km point. Once on Maida Creek FSR, follow the road for 2 km, reaching the Lower Dewdney Trail. There is a parking area just past the trailhead.