Stein River Canyon (Lytton BC)

Stein River Canyon (Lytton BC)

Enjoy a rewarding naturalist hiking weekend to explore the rich ecosystems of the Stein River Canyon and nearby Fraser/Thompson valleys. The Stein River canyon offers scenic hiking in rain-shadow valley rich with spring wildflowers, abundant lichens, fungi, many birds and butterflies, mammals and other wildlife, geology and more along a pristine wild river canyon supporting wild salmon and trout. The lower Stein contains world-class archaeology, including 100s of pictographs. Option to explore nearby trails in Thompson and Fraser plateaus and river canyons. Leader will share knowledge of local ethnobotany. For more information on the Stein River Canyon, see Stein Valley Nlaka'pamux Heritage Park and Stein Valley Wilderness Guidebook (Gordon White). Recommended plant guidebooks: Plants of Southern Interior British Columbia and the Inland Northwest (Parish, Coupe, Lloyd), Food Plants of Interior First Peoples (Turner).

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft
  • Land Manager: Land Manager TBD
  • Parking Permit Required: see Land Manager
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
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