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Bowron Lakes Provincial Park

Bowron Lake Park Road, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-514-8024
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Excellent 5-7 day backcountry canoeing. Pack rain gear.

First time backcountry canoe camping in 20 yrs for me, great place to try it again. Some tips will... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
NurseColin
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Kitchener, Canada
A bucket list adventure

If you're wondering which outfitter to host you on the Bowron, simply chose Pathways. Our guides... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2017
Norm H
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Abbotsford, Canada
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Bowron Lake Park Road, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time backcountry canoe camping in 20 yrs for me, great place to try it again. Some tips will prepare you for this challenging trip. 1) Pack light. You have to carry everything, either in your canoe and on your back. Leave the fresh steaks...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2017

If you're wondering which outfitter to host you on the Bowron, simply chose Pathways. Our guides Simon and Nicki provided a super experience for our group. Simon set the tone, with his respect and appreciation for this wilderness circuit. His depth of knowledge and personal...More

1  Thank Norm H
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

The guides are excellent. The scenery is beautiful. I did this trip with Pathways this September. The colours were spectacular, the campsites were beautiful & clean, pit toilets were remarkably clean, and there were very few other paddlers. An excellent trip.

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Reviewed September 5, 2016

My husband and I just returned from an outstanding vacation with Sea to Sky Expeditions on the Bowron Lakes Canoe Circuit. Throughout the tour, our guides, Tom and Miranda, were very professional, knowledgeable and always put the safety of their guests first. Both Tom and...More

1  Thank mbutty2016
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Reviewed September 4, 2016

Go to Killarney, alquonquin, boundary waters, anywhere else, pit toilets filthy, poor tent pads, do not take wheels if you do go as portages too rough, good for carry, lots and lots of people at end August beginning September, like a highway, park people use...More

3  Thank 13frise
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Reviewed September 3, 2016

This was my third time on the chain with a travel time of five days. This can be a push for many as the first day needs to be made with a minimum of two portage's. This also makes for longer paddling days of 5+...More

1  Thank fridgmagnit
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

At 116 km this is the best canoe circuit in North America or at least Western Canada. In June and July you can get wet but see lots of bear and moose. Go in August and lose the big animals but also the bugs. Easy...More

1  Thank FatherBDB
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

Chose to paddle the Bowron Lakes with Sea to Sky Expeditions because I had neither the equipment nor expertise to do it without a group. Tom and Tessa were excellent guides from the time they picked us up in North Vancouver. The portages were harder...More

1  Thank Cathy S
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Reviewed August 15, 2016

Absolutely no regrets about this trip, an amazing and very physical experience that left me with feeling of accomplishment at the end. My wife and I went with Sea to Sky Expeditions and were grateful for our excellent guides, Tom and Tessa. Outstanding environmental stewardship...More

Thank anthonyt_11
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Reviewed August 12, 2016

I recently (July 2016) completed this circuit with my husband. It was amazing! The scenery was absolutely incredible but oit was the tour management by the guides which ensured its success. I am 63 years old and quite unfit - really I should not have...More

Thank Judy C
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