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Travelling in British Columbia
  
Quarterly Visitors E-newsletter
 
Issue 11 
September 2014

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Travel Tips: Watch for Wildlife
Attractions: Revelstoke Dam
Lodging & Camping Profile: Visit Hwy 24
Travel Routes: Top Ten BC Autumn Wildlife Viewing Areas
Experience: Adams Salmon Run (Kamloops)
Travel Tips: Watch for Wildlife

Did you know British Columbia is the most biologically diverse province in Canada? According to the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations, 75% of Canada's mammal species are found in BC, and 24 of those are exclusive to our province.

 

Spirit Bear - Credit Destination BC - Clare Levy
With an abundance of wildlife from stream to field, and from ocean to mountain peak, it's important we look out for our furry and finned friends while travelling - both for their safety, and our enjoyment.

 

 

The ministry has the following tips for optimum wildlife viewing:

 

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Attractions: Revelstoke Dam

 

Revelstoke Dam
Attraction: Revelstoke Dam Reach thrilling heights, and learn about the science and history of electricity production in BC!  

 

 

One of North America's largest and most modern hydro-electric developments, the Revelstoke Dam is located only a few minutes' drive north of Revelstoke. At 175 metres in height, the dam is a must-see attraction, with a visitor centre open to September 1st. 

 

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Lodging & Camping  Profile: Visit Hwy 24

Love to fish? This fall make Highway 24 your target and explore the beauty of BC's interior.  The highway is a modern paved route running between 100 Mile House and Little Fort in the Thompson River Valley. Access premier fly fishing along more than 100 lakes along 115 kilometres.    

 

Photo Credit: Sheridan Lake near Loon Bay Resort
Ready to hit the Fishing Highway? Even if you leave the rods at home, BC's interior is home to gorgeous sunsets, hiking, horseback riding, wildlife viewing, and more.

 

 

Your camping and lodging options in the area include:

 

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Travel Routes:

Top Ten BC Autumn Wildlife Viewing Areas

As summer approaches autumn, enjoy a special opportunity to view wildlife as they migrate between habitats. Here are our top ten picks for wildlife viewing activities in BC this fall.

Photo Credit: Tom Ryan DBC

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Experience:

Adams Salmon Run (Kamloops)


Photo Credit: Destination BC.

This fall, experience the remarkable journey of millions of salmon as they return to the Adams River near Kamloops. While the "Adams Run" takes place every year during the first 3 weeks of October, this marks a dominant year where numbers are record-high. There's speculation that 2014 may actually be the largest in nearly 100 years!

 

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