Tryst Lake Trail

HARD 8 reviews

Tryst Lake Trail is a 7.2 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Kovach, Alberta, Canada that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

7.2 km
397 m
Out & Back

dogs on leash



nature trips





wild flowers


10 days ago

Hike to the lake (more of a pond) is fairly easy to follow and overall of moderate difficulty. The trail is mostly through trees and shrubs, follows the creek. We walked to the end of the lake and had lunch looking up towards Tent Ridge and The Fist. We tried - but failed - to find the trail joining up to Tent Ridge... We bashed around in the trees and rocky slope for a while, and it looked from the map here like we were right on the trail but we couldn’t find anything. Nice hike. Busy parking lot but only a couple of other people on the trail (a Saturday in early September).

2 months ago

Great hike, the lake was a little disappointing (seems much more beautiful during winter/spring). We didn't go all the way to the peak though, just till the lake. The trail is through the forest and sometimes difficult to see, but somewhat follows a small stream, so isn't very difficult to find. The detour for the tryst lake path is marked my few small ribbons tied near a large uprooted tree on the right side of the initial flat wide trail. The trail is very very lightly trafficked, so I would recommend going in a group for safety.

11 months ago

Steep but very do-able trail about a.5 hours up , less time down, starting from gravel road that passes Mount Engadine Lodge, Turn left about a half mile or short km past the Lodge into left-hand smaller public parking lot ( no WC there!) The Lodge on way back home is another plus but must arrive before 5 p.m unless overnight guest - for tea and coffee and great cheesecake at the rustic log-house inn with reasonable off-season overnight rates that include meals!, No I am not paid to advertise it ! Right off the gravel Spray Lakes Road at km. 27 from south end Highway 40 at Kananaskis Lakes turnoff south of the famous Centex last-gas station for miles! This is a beautiful medium-sized lake - we were hot and swam in late August, but if you can scramble up the wooded hill framing the south side of the lake. the ridge walk is soft and welcoming- one could even tent there overnight. Views from the ridge are stunning! - enjoy ! 0 Ana de Madrid

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Very steep trail. Lots of wildflowers. Nice little lake with some larch trees. Go past the lake to the snow field.

11 months ago

Monday, September 11, 2017

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Saturday, March 30, 2013