About Spion Kop
The beautiful Spion Kop recreation area, currently Crown Land, is over 350 hectares (880 acres) and is bound completely by private property, some well delineated, some not well marked. Please stay on the marked trails. Please pack out what you packed in and if possible help maintain this amazing space by picking up any trash you see.
PELMEWASH PARKWAY TRAIL HEAD
- northbound on Highway 97:
Exit Highway 97 (just North of the Tim Horton’s at Highway 97 and Oceola Road), onto Pelmewash Parkway, drive 2.4 kms north and park in the pullout on the east side alongside Wood Lake. Southbound
on Highway 97: Exit Highway 97 onto Pelmewash Parkway, drive 3.8 kms south of Oyama Road and park in the pullout on the east side of Pelmewash Parkway alongside Wood Lake.
OLD MISSION ROAD TRAIL HEAD
- from Pelmewash Parkway (Old Hwy 97)
turn onto Ponderosa Rd. Turn onto Old Mission Road and park at end near South Underpass.
UPPER LAKES TRAIL HEAD
from Highway 97 take Oceola Road to The Lakes subdivision turning right onto Lake Hill Drive, turn left onto Shoreline Drive and then left onto Apex Drive. At the end of Apex continue up gravel road to the left to the parking area below the water tank.
RAVEN RIDGE TRAIL HEAD
- from Highway 97 take the Oceola Road exit, follow Oceola past The Lakes subdivision, turn north onto Carr’s Landing Road. Turn onto Moberly Road then left onto Forest Hill Road. Enter the Raven Ridge subdivision on Townsend Drive, take Northstar Lane to the very top. Park near the water tank. If the gate is closed, park at the gate and continue on foot to the water tower.