On a hot summer day, a hike with lots of shade and a lake to jump into is the best plan. Make a day trip out to E.C. Manning Provincial Park to hike the Lightning Lakes Loop Trail, finishing with a swim.
Trail Info: Easy, 8.5 km loop, no elevation gain, 2.5-3 hours, dogs allowed on leash
Safety First: AdventureSmart recommends bringing a backpack with essential safety and first aid gear on every hike. Check the forecast and pack extra clothing for the weather. Leave a trip plan so someone knows where you are
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