|Road Conditions: Rough dirt
road to parking lot. Not suitable for large or low vehicles. Two-wheel
drive is OK.
||Trail Length: 2 hours up to basin at timberline.
More time required to get to peaks.
|Directions: Set odometer to zero at the junction
of Highway 16 and the Old Babine Lake Road just south of Smithers.
Drive on the old Babine Lake Road for 7.9 km and turn left on the
Telkwa High Road. Turn right on the Driftwood Road at 9.4 km. You
will cross a bridge at 15.7 km. Very rough road from 17.7 to the parking
lot at 20.7 km. Walk up main Silverking road 3.3 km to the Danny Moore
Creek bridge. Trail starts up the hill from the far side of the bridge
and is unmarked.
||Features: Good trail along scenic
Danny Moore Creek. Good access to Lagopus Mountain to the west and
to Silverking Lake to the northeast. Views of the Galleon. Watch for
mountain goats on adjacent slopes. Trail becomes sketchy in the basin
but is easy to find on the way back out since it follows the creek
all the way.
Trail starts at the far side of the Danny Moore
In the basin at the top of the trail. Trail to Silverking Lake
is to the right.