The Mount Seymour Trails to Quadra’s highest point, at 2020 feet elevation.
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Double click on the above map to enlarge it to see the location of the two trails which go to Mount Seymour. One trail goes from the Nugedzi Lake Trail and the other trail goes up from Granite Bay Road directly to Mount Seymour.
cellphone reception on this trail is good only above the 1700′ level; along the gently-sloped, open final section of the trail to the summit.
To access the Mount Seymour Trail you drive north from Heriot Bay for six miles to the Granite Bay Road on your left and drive down this dirt road until you see the trail sign up on your left indicating the Mount Seymour Trail. Park beside the road here and begin the climb up to Quadra Island’s highest point. The trail is an old logging road which takes you up a good climb for 30 minutes to a junction where various trails signs nailed to a tree show you your options. This signpost is at: N 50°, 10.479’ W125° 17.565’. Take the trail uphill from the road here. From this signpost you can either climb to the Mount Seymour Summit, or descend to Little Nugedzi Lake and Nugedzi Lake, and from there descend along the trail to the road, then walk a loop back around to Granite Bay Road and to your car, which takes about 25 minutes’ walking along the road.
This page was updated on 19th Feb. 2019.
One of the bridges on the Mount Seymour Trail. This strong bridge was made by hand, using chainsaws in 2014.