First night we slept at Turbine Canyon Beyond Forks Campground, at first the Three Isle Lake trail continued to be nearly level. Three Isle Lake Campground: A popular site when we were there. All in all a wonderful and beautiful adventure that you should go on. Would agree with Leah, it was swaggy. The leg after Forks Campground is a bit of a challenge. The first day we went to Turbine Canyon- if you have time I’d recommend staying an extra night there to check out the glacier and surrounding area. Day one I hiked from the Interlakes parking lot to Turbine Canyon. Saw two grizzly cubs on the way down from Three Isle to the Forks! Did the full loop in three days but this day was the hardest! 300ft. The last day back to Upper Lake was downhill and easy. The vista of the majestic mountains surrounding you all around is breathtaking. Also a great place to enjoy your lunch on the way out! The campground is 10.3 km from the day use via Upper Kananaskis Lake Circuit/Three Isle Lake Trail. Day 2 departing Turbine Canyon to Three Isle Lake was strenuous on the climbs and scree slope in the hot weather. Just finished this great hike counter clockwise. NOTE: The Forks is a common location for Grizzly bears. I just took my time and walked at a steady pace. Tea time at The Forks: North Kananaskis Pass Backpack. AB side had great trails, very well taken care of and easy to follow. The most direct access for the Three Isle Backcountry Campground in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, is via North Interlakes Day Use.Â The campground is 10.3 km from the day use via Upper Kananaskis Lake Circuit/Three Isle Lake Trail.Â Â The tent sites are scattered in two separate loops; the first located amongst the trees above the lake and the second, 0.5 kilometres along the lake shore on the opposite side of the creek. Note that fires aren’t allowed at Turbine, Beatty Lake, or Three Isle. Attempted July 5-7. Stunning scenery amongst varying terrain that continually makes you reach for your camera. We noticed right away that the BC side was overgrown and not as well kept as the AB side. It isn't too far (under 7 km) or too steep and it puts you in easy range of Three Isle Lake and the South Kananaskis Pass. ... 7.3km via Upper Kananaskis Lake Circuit/Three Isle Lake Trail from North Interlakes Day Use (100m elevation) Campground Info. ... Forks Backcountry Peter Lougheed PP. First off, this trail has STUNNING views... coming over the North pass just makes you stop in your tracks. Second day took us ~8 hours. Second day was the trek through the BC side to Three Isle Lake via the North and then South Kan passes. The path is strewn with rocks as you follow the old fire road before heading deep into the forest once well past the lake. 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