The 20 Best Backcountry Lakes: Sunburst Lake, Cerulean Lake, and Lake Magog

Mt. Assiniboine Provincial Park, British Columbia

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This one’s a threefer: Trek 17 miles to Lake Magog (far left) via Assiniboine Pass or Wonder Pass, then visit Sunburst Lake (near left) and appropriately named Cerulean Lake (right) on a 1.4-mile spur. Camp beside Magog (first-come, first-serve). Photographer Callum Snape recommends breaking up the trek with a night at Marvel Lake near the midpoint.