Green Lake, Whistler

With its pristine green-blue waters, Green Lake, on the northern edge of Whistler, British Columbia offers visitors the chance to take a dip in the glacial waters, boats or enjoy the beautiful views of Blackcomb Mountain and the surrounding forests. The Winter is just as beautiful, blanketed in snow. CREDIT: Venture Vancouver, SOURCE:

Green Lake offers visitors year round access to gaze upon its beautifully coloured waters.





All Seasons


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What to bring:

Camera, Sun Glasses, Blanket

Offering a variety of activities as well as stunning views of the surrounding mountains, forests and its distinctive blue-green waters, Green Lake on the northern edge of Whistler, British Columbia offers plenty to explore and enjoy. From boating, fishing, swimming and beach side picnics in the summer to snowshoeing and amazing views in the winter months, the Lake has become a popular locale for visitors looking for iconic views of the region as well as a place to relax, surrounded by mountains and pristine shorelines.

Located at the Northern edge of the municipality of Whistler, British Columbia is Green Lake, the largest in the region.

Named for its spectacular blue-green colour in the summer months, the lake is edged by rocky beaches, forests, palatial homes and cabins and overlooks Blackcomb Mountain, one of the two locally accessible mountains in Whistler.

Accessible alongside the Sea to Sky Highway (Highway 99) or along any of the smaller roads alongside it, visitors can enjoy Green Lake throughout the year. Summer brings water sport enthusiasts who enjoy swimming, boating, water skiing and even fishing. Winter sees snowshoers making their way around the lake enjoying its peaceful atmosphere.

Whether just stopping to enjoy the beautiful views and the surrounding wilderness, Green Lake offers many activities and is a year-round locale for visitors to the Whistler Region.

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A ten minute drive from Whistler Village in British Columbia, Green Lake offers visitors the opportunity to view the municipality's largest lake named for its distinctive blue-green hue. The highway pull offs allow vehicles to stop with views of the lake, surrounding forests and Blackcomb Mountain in the distance.
With its surrounding rocky shores and beautiful mountainous views, its is unsurprising that Green Lake with its long shoreline has become a popular locale for seasonal cabin owners and Whistler residents. With its many amenities and nearness to Whistler, the lake, offering spectacular views of Blackcomb mountain and its surrounding wilderness is a beautiful area to visit.
Known for its distinctive blue-green colouring from the glacial waters which feed into it, Green Lake is a popular water sport recreation area in Whistler, British Columbia.

Location of Green Lake, Whistler British Columbia

Use the interactive map below to locate and explore the areas around Green Lake, Whistler British Columbia

Follow the Sea to Sky Highway past Whistler North to Pemberton - Green Lake will be ten minutes from the village and side roads will lead to beaches and water access points.

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