Nature Walks: Ka Papa Cedars Trail

Sunday, June 27, 2021
Creston Valley Branch
Ka Papa Cedars Trail
Meet at the Ka Papa Cedars TrailheadThis pullout is just before (east of) the Char Creek Forest Service Road and 5 km east of the chain-up area at Kootenay Pass. The parking area has a kiosk sign at the Ka Papa Cedars trailhead.

Please join us for our second of a series of nature 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!

Please sign up in advance for this free event. Space is limited to 20 participants.

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

This walk will take place from 9:30–11:30 am on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at the Ka Papa Cedars Trail. This is a 1.7km loop trail with about 50m elevation gain and loss. It passes through a beautiful old growth cedar grove near Kootenay Pass. We will meet at the kiosk sign at the Ka Papa Cedars Trailhead, in the pullout just before the Char Creek Forest Service Road. Bring extra layers, snacks, water and your curiosity.


More Information

Please Note
  • Bring water and snacks
  • Rain or Shine — bring sunhat, sunscreen, sweater, rain jacket, bug spray
  • Terrain is uneven
  • There are 5+ logs over the trail as of Jun 12. Need to be able to go over and under a few obstacles.
  • It takes about 30-40minutes to drive to the trailhead from Creston


About Trails For Creston Valley Society

The Trails for Creston Valley Society is a group of outdoor enthusiasts with a passion for the Creston Valley and water. Their goal is to protect and maintain access to treasured outdoor spaces. The society started trail building at Ka Papa Cedars in 2015. This trail was inspired by Ralph Moore. For more information visit the Trails For Creston Valley Society website.


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