Day Hike - Stein River Canyon

Naturalist weekend - spring flora, birding and other wildlife. Members only.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft

Saturday - 8am Lytton, BC

Sunday - 8am Lytton, or 8:30am Canyon Restaurant/ RV Park entrance (N of Boston Bar)

Sign up with leader.  Members only.

Saturday - Lower Stein River Canyon trail (nr Lytton, BC).  Enjoy abundant variety of spring wildflowers, lichen, fungi, trees, shrubs, birds and other wildlife in this beautiful rainshadow valley.

Sunday - Tikwalus Trail (N of Boston Bar, about 20 minutes S of Lytton)

Nearby camping or motel accommodations recommended for Friday and Saturday evening.  Leader has list of recommended camps/motels near the trails.  No trail use fees apply.


Stein River Canyon

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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