Nature Walks: Summit Creek Park

Saturday, October 2, 2021
Location:
Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area, Summit Creek Park
Address:

Meet at the Summit Creek Park Parking Lot.

Creston, BC, 49.138883, -116.640792

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Please join us for the eighth 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 in the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area, at Summit Creek Park from 9:30–11:30 am on Saturday, October 2, 2021. We will walk along the dykes and explore cedar forests and wetlands.  The walk is flat and 3 km long, suitable for younger children. We will meet at the Summit Creek Park parking lot. Bring extra layers, snacks, water and your curiosity.

 

More Information

Please Note
  • Bring water and snacks
  • Rain or Shine — bring sunhat, sunscreen, sweater, gloves, toque, rain jacket
  • Terrain is flat but uneven surfaces

 

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.  Also check out tours, programs and events run by the Kootenay-Columbia Discovery Centre.

 

Questions?

Contact Melissa Flint: melissa@wildsight.ca