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Bowron Lakes Provincial Park

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Best Canoe Circuit Ever in North America

At 116 km this is the best canoe circuit in North America or at least Western Canada. In June and... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2016
FatherBDB
Great trip with Sea to Sky Expeditions

Chose to paddle the Bowron Lakes with Sea to Sky Expeditions because I had neither the equipment... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2016
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New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
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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

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank FatherBDB
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

Date of experience: July 2016
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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

Date of experience: July 2016
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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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Judy C
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We made it through the circuit in 6 days and it was one of the best adventure trip I have taken. The scenery was awesome and getting away from cell phones and the Internet is just what the doctor ordered. We saw quite a bit...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank MurMarion
Reviewed May 8, 2016

The portage trails are terrible no work done at all,same giant pot holes,boulders sticking out everywhere,ankle twisting,HELL trails.But HEY the Rangers got a brand new deluxe log lodge to sleep in.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank trappersnapper
Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

We completed the circuit in a leisurely 6 days. We camped somewhere new each night. We would get up early and start by 7 am and be done and at our new camp by 12-1 pm. The first two portages have many "pot holes" and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Kare-M327
Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

Just finished the circuit in 6 days! It was fantastic! Going in August is a trade off - busier than other months but weather was perfect and no mosquitoes! Really recommend going to really disconnect from regular life and connect with nature and your family....More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Christine B
Reviewed August 27, 2015

I did the circuit in 8 days, could have done it in 6 but 8 was fine. We had a small group of 3 - one canoe and one kayak. First 1/2 of the circuit it was quite cool (13 C the high one day)...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Dale J
Reviewed August 23, 2015

I did this twice as a young teen, now I'm going back next year. From memory it is an absolutely serene and detached trip, highly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Justin M
January 21, 2016|
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Response from kimperpete | Reviewed this property |
June is bad for rain and bugs. I would suggest first week of September - kids are back in school so it’s easier to book the larger camp sites
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Paula B
February 2, 2015|
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Absolutely not. There are 2 major waterfalls and you have to be able to pull out at the right time. Not to mentions bugs and rain. You will need all your strength to carry your gear and canoe, trust me. Definitely not... More
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