We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Challenging but beautiful hike

Well marked hike. Took us 4 hours return to do it. Road is a little bumpy to access the hike... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Kim M
,
Kenora, Canada
Very well marked, a B**** to get to the trailhead

If you are renting a car, don't take your chances driving up there (You'll see why). We had to get... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
catlady2000
,
Belleville, Canada
Read all 15 reviews
19
All photos (19)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good54%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
19 Jul 2018
“Challenging but beautiful hike”
13 Sep 2017
“Very well marked, a B**** to get to the trailhead”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
13°
Sep
10°
Oct
Nov
Contact
Queen Charlotte City, British Columbia, Canada
Website
Reviews (15)
Filter reviews
15 results
Traveller rating
7
8
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
7
8
0
0
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 15 reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Well marked hike. Took us 4 hours return to do it. Road is a little bumpy to access the hike. Definitely a scramble to the viewpoint at the top but well worth those incredible views.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

If you are renting a car, don't take your chances driving up there (You'll see why). We had to get a ride. There are people on the island who apparently get paid to tattle on tourists who are seen driving on the logging roads. That...More

3  Thank catlady2000
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I have done alot of hiking in the Rocky Mountains but never in a rainforest setting. The scenery is lovely and also experiencing the site of huge trees and undulating carpets of moss while hiking made for a unique and interesting departure from traditional hiking.

Thank Mary Anne C
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I will say we are average shape. We took our 10 year old son with us. He was very excited about it. Wear good foot wear. Has some steep sections but all was do able. It took us 4hrs 16 mins top to the lakes....More

1  Thank neilr107
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Definetly you need a ride, otherwise that logging road (10k) will take you the most of your energy. if you don't have enough water, just fill in the river ;) The main trail is the easy one, but not much to see, if you do...More

2  Thank Alin S
Reviewed 25 April 2015

While it's a little hard to find (you have to seek out the trailhead) it's well worth it. The trail is well-blazed. We were there on a misty day so our view was somewhat limited, but it was still a great hike through an incredible...More

2  Thank Reddeyze
Reviewed 16 April 2015

This well-marked trail has a lot of blow down which requires some maneuvering. There’s also many bends and turns in the trail where it has been redirected due to obstacles. I found the last part of the trail to be the steepest and most challenging....More

4  Thank Via_girl
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Obvious time and effort put in to create a somewhat safe trail to the peak area. Once up there in the open high ground you get a fine view down on Skidegate inlet and Queen Charlotte all the way out to Sandspit and beyond into...More

1  Thank Terry H
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Great hike, some tricky sections but worth it if the weather is cleAr. Make sure you pack a lunch or snack to enjoy at the tip of her nose. Beautiful. Many ages can complete this hike, not "easy" but not too difficult. Take your time...More

1  Thank Kimsquit
Reviewed 29 August 2014

this is a very demanding 2h+ trail consisting in steep wet slopes in a dark forest. quite vertical, slippery, often tricky. however it can be done by an average person with lots of ambition. descending is almost as difficult as the climbing. the views at...More

1  Thank dorinser
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sleeping Beauty Trail staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines