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  • Bowron Lakes Canoe Circuit Map, BC
  • Bowron Lakes
  • Detailed Topographic Bowron Lakes Canoe Map
  • Detailed Topographic Bowron Lakes Canoe Map
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$16.95
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TNM025
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0.20 KGS

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Bowron lakes Canoe Circuit Map. Detailed topographic map of the Bowron Lakes Canoe routes/circuit area in British Columbia, Canada. This map has full shaded relief, campsites, trails, roads, latitude/longitude grid & more. Scale 1:50,000. Size 40"x 26". Bowron lakes Canoe Circuit Canoe Map | GoTrekkers Map Store

  1. bowron lakes canoe trip packing list - suggested items food, stove, sleeping bags, foamy, tent, GPS, waterproof gear, lifejacket, spare clothing, map
  2. bowron lakes canoe rental - Can be rented from Bowron Lakes canoe rental, Beckers Lodge, Bear River canoe Rental
  3. bowron lakes canoe circuit reviews - Bowron Lake Provincial Park is a large wilderness area situated on the western slopes of the Cariboo Mountain Range. The world-renowned Bowron Lake Canoe Circuit encompasses a 116 km chain of lakes, waterways and connecting portages. This wilderness canoe trip takes from 6 to 10 days to complete, depending on your time frame and skill level. For those looking for a shorter trip, the west side of the circuit can be paddled in 2 to 4 days. It is recommended that those who attempt the circuit have some wilderness canoeing experience. The park has tremendous diversity in topography and vegetation. The rounded hilltops of the Quesnel Highlands on the west side of the circuit have a unique character quite different from the imposing Cariboo Mountains on the eastern and southern sections of the circuit. The park is a place of many moods, from bright sunshine and placid blue lakes to angry gray waters and torrential rains. Bowron Lake Park also has a very pleasant 25 unit drive-in campground. The campground is located near the Registration Centre a short distance from Bowron Lake itself. There are also a few short walking trails nearby. Increased park visitation during recent years has placed a great deal of pressure on the park’s resources. If we are to preserve the wilderness experience, it is up to each visitor to treat this special area with the respect it deserves.
  4. bowron lakes reservations - Starting on October 1st of 2016, park visitors will be able to reserve their trips for the entire 2017 season at for the Bowron Lake Canoe Circuit in Bowron Lake Provincial Park (and the Berg Lake Trail in Mount Robson Provincial Park). This change will allow international and domestic travelers more time to plan and commit to these world class wilderness experiences. Reservations for the 2016 season are currently being accepted: www.discovercamping.ca All reservable, vehicle accessible campsites and the backcountry canoe circuit must be reserved through Discover Camping. When reservations are not available all campsites function as first-come, first-served. Frontcountry Campsite Reservations: are accepted at this park and first-come, first-served sites are also available.
  5. bowron lakes fishing - The sport fish in the lakes and rivers on the circuit are bull trout, kokanee, rainbow trout and lake trout. Bring a variety of flies and lures. June and September have proven to be the best months for fishing. People can ice fish on Bowron Lake during the winter. Local lodges and stores at Bowron sell licences. Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
  6. bowron lakes weather - Can change from blue skys to zero visibility, a gps will help
  7. bowron lakes west side circuit - CANOE CIRCUIT CONDITIONS

    What's the earliest/latest we can canoe the Circuit? 
    Approx. May 1st/October 7th, depending on the ice and snow conditions. 

    What are the water levels like? How is the weather? 
    Check the Bowron web page. During the season the page is updated regularly with the weather and water conditions. 

    What are the portages like and how wide are they? 
    They are well built, 6' (1.5 m.) wide, of gravel and sand. They are designed so that canoe carts may be used. 

    How will the portages be in early June? 
    Soft and muddy in areas. 

    What are canoe carts like? Do many people use them? 
    A two-wheeled metal frame device with a saddle for canoe to sit in. Approx. 90% of the canoeists use them. 

    What is the average length of time to complete the Circuit? 
    7 to 10 days.

    When is the Circuit the most/least crowded?
    Most crowded in July and August; least crowded in May, June and September. 

    What is the average number of people on the Circuit in June/July/August/September.? 
    June 800, July 1700, Aug. 1700, Sept. 800

    What is the West Side of the Circuit?
    Bowron Lake to Unna Lake, or approximately 45% of the total Circuit. It is a good alternative for less experienced paddlers or those who can spare only two to four days. 

    How far apart are the canoe rests? 
    Approximately 1/2 to 1 km apart. 

    What classification is the white water? 
    There is a high volume of moving water in the Isaac and Cariboo Rivers that can be dangerous due to obstacles such as sweepers and deadheads. You must know how to maneuver to avoid obstacles. Any white water of class 2 or higher has a portage trail around it. 

    What hiking trails are there? 
    One to Harold Falls (1/2 km), one to Cariboo Falls (3 km), and one to Hunter Lake (2 km).
  8. bowron lakes west side circuit map - see BC Parks

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