It was a little drizzly in the morning but then around 11am the sky broke open. I will need to go back and do flora peak. 3 men made it to greendrop in just over 2hrs. The trail was quite interesting with a rocky, rainforest feel along side a creek. Lindeman Lake (Chilliwack) /  49.114361°N 121.4577639°W  / 49.114361; -121.4577639. From there to Greendrop, there are quite a few rocky sessions which requires good balancing skills. You will pass by several massive granite boulders and as you near the top, the trees will thin out. We were the first group to Greendrop around 2:30 pm, 2 other camps arrived later that night and we all had lots of space. The trail between Greendrop and Flora Lakes has once again grown over and has become difficult to follow. The reader is warned that it is unreasonable to rely solely upon the above information. Parking lot to Lindemen tends to get busy. Despite the cold, still really beautiful...felt like we were in a snow globe! What are the best waterfall hikes in Massachusetts? Hammond Pond is located in Newton, Mass, just west of Boston that features dozens of trails to hike and interesting rock formations to climb. Join us at patreon.com/outdoorvancouver. There are better choices for day hikes in the area. The trail is mostly flat at first but begins to climb about 600 m into your hike. Take caution on the loose dirt, especially on the way back down and if carrying heavy camping gear. Hikers should follow the square orange markers, and NOT the flagging tape through this area. Learn More. Some of my friends complained of foot pain after the hike. Bridal Veil Falls – Day-use area now open. Lindeman Lake is a terrific day-hiking location, and it’s also a nice camping spot. Enter your email to receive the free PDF version of this guide. If you’re looking for a more strenuous hike, you can continue on another 6km to Greendrop Lake. Section 5: Lindeman Lake to Trailhead We ended with a fairly easy descent down to the parking lot on a wide trail that clearly sees a lot of traffic. Camped at Greendrop this weekend. The hike to Lindeman is short and it is definitely the most beautiful lake, it seems to have gotten very busy over the past years.. Get details of Location, timings and contact. While it is a short trail, it’s still a good workout, so don’t be fooled. There is no restroom at the lake. Looking for the most amazing hikes near Vancouver? Once you reach Lindeman Lake you will find several tent pads available for campers and an outhouse. Get details of Location, timings and contact. The Brownsville Trail. There’s also a 20k loop you can do that includes Lindeman Lake, Greendrop Lake and Flora Lake. This trip report describes my third experience in this area. Need to climb over a cluster of fallen trees on the trail to get to Greendrop. Other than that it's a pretty good hike, nice lake at the end where you can relax. Parking lot to Lindemen was steep and busier (wished more folks would give more space and move off trails). Your email address will not be published. There was almost no snow, but pretty slippery once you pass the Lindeman Lake. There is a serious but manageable blowdown towards the end. Just over the river, turn right onto Chilliwack Lake Road. 27 Reviews of Lindeman Lake "Although this backpacking adventure started out as an intention to continue on to Greendrop Lake for a second night, because my 7yo was feeling a … There is also an intepretive tent with gold rush exhibits to browse at the Lower Campground. Trail wasn’t super easy to follow between Lindeman and Greendrop due to a number of fallen trees. For some reason this trail is extremely popular up to Lindeman Lake - especially on weekends. Pushing on to Greendrop Lake will add an additional 6 km (return) and 360 m elevation to the hike. What a great hike. This section is very slippery, even under dry conditions. So you spend the hike watching your boots rather than the scenery. While it is a short trail, it’s still a good workout, so don’t be fooled. Hey everyone, I'm wanting to do an overnight trip to Lindeman/Greendrop lake. From Post Creek, the path becomes a singletrack trail. This part of the trail may prove a little difficult for small children but is manageable at a slow pace. Today’s tranquil ambience stands in stark contrast to the hustle and bustle of 1898 evident in the relict landscape. Lindeman Lake Trail: open The trail between Lindeman Lake and Greendrop Lake has experienced washing out and re-routing by the creek near Greendrop Lake. 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