Trophy Mountain Meadows

Hike in British Columbia Canada's Wells Gray Provincial Park and enjoy extensive colorful subalpine and alpine wildflowers in Trophy Meadows that are among the most beautiful expansive wildflower displays in North America.

on the trail

Hike through beautiful subalpine forest and pocket meadows, and emerge onto vast meadows and highlands dotted with dozens of subalpine lakes and tarns among the Trophy Mountains. Extensive colorful subalpine and alpine wildflowers in Trophy Meadows are among the most beautiful expansive wildflower displays in North America. Establish a base camp at Sheila Lake and explore beyond it.

notes

  • Guidebook: Nature: Wells Gray by Trevor Goward & CathieHickson (Lone Pine Publishing 1996).
  • Guidebook: Exploring Wells Gray Park, 4th ed. by Roland Neave (Friends of Wells Gray Park 1995).

information for leaders

Considerations for international travel

  • Start by reviewing the latest regulations.
  • Everyone will need a passport or other valid ID such as a NEXUS card.
  • NEXUS cards can save a lot of time but only work if everyone in the car has one.
  • Make sure your vehicle insurance is valid for Canada.
  • Make sure your health insurance is valid for Canada.
  • Border crossing regulations are strict in both directions. Know what you’re allowed to take and declare everything to avoid problems.
  • You may be able to save time by checking alternate border crossings. Find apps that show updated times and other good tips.
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 10.0 mi
  • Land Manager: Wells Gray Provincial Park
  • Parking Permit Required: see Land Manager
  • Recommended Party Size: 6
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
Map
  • CNTS West Raft River 82M/13
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