Connection Walks: Summit Creek

Event Date:
Sunday, August 23, 2020
Location:
Summit Creek
Address:

Meet at the Summit Creek Park Parking Lot

Creston Vwma Access Rd, Creston, BC, 49.138883, -116.640792

Please join us for our fifth of a series of connection walks this year. These walks are family friendly and will explore various trails and habitats in the Creston Valley. Come out to learn about the ecology of the Creston Valley and have fun!

Sign up here. Please sign up in advance for this free event. Space is limited to 15 participants.

COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place for this walk.

This walk will travel upstream of Summit Creek Park, along Summit Creek.  Kokanee spawn in Summit Creek from mid August to mid September and maybe we will see some! Join us for this shady walk from 9-11am on Sunday, August 23, 2020. This is approximately a 3 km round trip along an undulating trail. We will meet at the Summit Creek Park parking lot. Bring extra layers, snacks, water and your curiosity.

 

More Information

Please Note
  • No toilets on site
  • Bring water and snacks
  • Rain or Shine- bring sunhat, sunscreen, sweater, rain jacket, bug spray
  • 50m elevation gain, uneven terrain

 

About Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area

The Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area (CVWMA) is a 7,000 ha area that is protected for natural species diversity and conservation. It is designated as a Ramsar site- a wetland of international importance, as well as an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International. It supports over 100,000 water birds during migration periods. It is home to many fish, amphibian, birds, insects and reptiles as well as deer, moose, elk and bears. The CVWMA is critical for maintaining wetland and floodplain habitat in the Creston Valley. For more information about the CVWMA visit their website.

Questions?

Contact Melissa Flint: melissa@wildsight.ca