Wildlife Viewing in the Kamloops Thompson Nicola Region of British Columbia






Wildlife Viewing in the Kamloops Thompson Nicola Region


Salmon Arm Bay . . . western grebes, shorebirds, waterfowl, raptors and songbirds. Best viewing of western grebes is from April to October. Shorebird viewing best from March to November. Access by paved road.

Adams River/Haig Brown Provincial Park . . . spawning sockeye salmon, raptors, coyotes, mink and black bear. The famous Adams River Sockeye spawn every four years during the months of September and October. Access by paved road.

Tranquille Wildlife Management Area . . . waterfowl, raptors, songbirds, shorebirds, bighorn sheep, mule deer and coyotes. Birdwatching best during the months of March, April, May, September, October and November. Mule deer seen in April, May and June. Access by paved road.

South Thompson River . . . swans, ospreys, waterfowl and bighorn sheep. Best viewing months for ospreys are May, June, July and August. Swans and other waterfowl can be seen from October through to May. Access by paved road.

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Bridge Creek . . . spawning rainbow trout and kokanee. View spawning rainbow trout during the month of June and kokanee during the month of September. Access by paved road.

Wells Gray Provincial Park. . . moose, black bears, mule deer, caribou, wolves, beavers. grizzly bears, raptors, songbirds and chinook salmon. Best viewing months for black bears are May, June and October. Moose can be seen year round. The months of August and September are best for viewing chinook salmon spawning. Access by paved road.

Mount Robson Provincial Park . . . waterfowl, raptors, songbirds, moose, elk, deer and black bears. Good viewing of all animals and bird species are the months of May to October. Access by paved road.

Cranberry Marsh . . . muskrats, moose, mule deer, waterfowl and raptors. Wildlife viewing is from April to the end of September. Access by paved road.

Rearguard Falls Provincial Park . . . spawning chinook salmon. Viewing during the months of August and September. Access by paved road and walk in.

BC Vacation Providers in this area:

Alpine Wilderness Retreat: Retreat from the bustle of the city to our fly-in resort on Elbow Lake! Our snow fed lakes in the North Thompson are home to world-famous Kamloops Trout, and our resort has everything youíll need. Thereís lots of wildlife too so donít forget to bring your ca... more
Echo Valley Ranch & Spa: Welcome to a spectacular western adventure, a sanctuary of first class accommodations, healthy gourmet food, spa services, and a diversity of outdoor recreation activities. Our 5 Star Canada Select rating assures you the perfect setting for fun, adventure and ... more
REO Rafting Adventure Resort: Raft BCs best rivers near Vancouver, Kelowna & Whistler. Enjoy a hot tub, sauna, private beach, serene wilderness & hiking trails. REO adventure vacations include kayaking, fishing, hiking, canoeing, & more. Stay in your own tent, rivers edge cabin tent, or l... more
Alpine Meadows Resort: Our luxury outdoor destination is located on Hallamore Lake in BCís spectacular North Thompson. We feature deluxe chalets & spacious log homes. Experience adventure and serenity, in a natural setting with pure air, sparkling waters and magnificent views. more
Alpine Wilderness Retreat: Retreat from the bustle of the city to our fly-in resort on Elbow Lake! Our snow fed lakes in the North Thompson are home to world-famous Kamloops Trout, and our resort has everything youíll need. Thereís lots of wildlife too so donít forget to bring your ca... more
Echo Valley Ranch & Spa: Welcome to a spectacular western adventure, a sanctuary of first class accommodations, healthy gourmet food, spa services, and a diversity of outdoor recreation activities. Our 5 Star Canada Select rating assures you the perfect setting for fun, adventure and ... more
Interior Whitewater Expeditions Ltd: Family rafting trips, gentle scenic float trips, wild whitewater rafting and multi-sport, multi-day adventure packages on the Clearwater River in Wells Gray Provincial Park. Over 30 years experience! more
REO Rafting Adventure Resort: Raft BCs best rivers near Vancouver, Kelowna & Whistler. Enjoy a hot tub, sauna, private beach, serene wilderness & hiking trails. REO adventure vacations include kayaking, fishing, hiking, canoeing, & more. Stay in your own tent, rivers edge cabin tent, or l... more
Thuya Lakes Lodge: Fishing as good as it gets! Our resort just north of Kamloops has over 30 lakes joined by streams, naturally reproducing with wild Kamloops trout, perfect for flyfishing and float tubing. Enjoy hiking trails into lakes, mountain biking, the wildlife or just t... more
REO Rafting Adventure Resort: Raft BCs best rivers near Vancouver, Kelowna & Whistler. Enjoy a hot tub, sauna, private beach, serene wilderness & hiking trails. REO adventure vacations include kayaking, fishing, hiking, canoeing, & more. Stay in your own tent, rivers edge cabin tent, or l... more

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Wildlife Viewing in the Kamloops Thompson Nicola Region of British Columbia