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Seton Creek Spawning Channels

Seton Creek Spawning Channels

Seton Creek Spawning Channels are a great place to see the pink and coho salmon run in Canada (if you are lucky enough to get your timing right!) We visited in mid-October, but it was just a little bit too late to see the salmon jumping around in the river. However we saw hundreds of salmon carcasses, and the views were beeeeautiful so it was still a fun place to visit. There are two trails around the channels, the cottonwood…

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Seton Lake Lookout (Lulu Lookout)

Seton Lake Lookout (Lulu Lookout)

Seton Lake Lookout is a bite-sized adventure just outside of Lillooet in BC, Canada. This mini hike will allow you to wander up to a fabulous viewpoint above the bright blue waters of Seton Lake. This hike is popular with instagram-folks because there is a hair-pin bend in the road right below the cliffs, that looks a bit like the Lulu Lemon logo. Even if you’re not interested in taking a photo from the “Lulu viewpoint”, this is a gorgeous…

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Paintbrush trail – Manning Park

Paintbrush trail – Manning Park

The Paintbrush trail in Manning Park is one of the many bite-sized adventures that is great for kids or non-walkers. It is less than 2km long, but high in the alpine so you get beautiful flower-filled views.  We did the trail the morning after our epic hike to Frosty Mountain, so this trail was fabulous for seeing larches from afar. There are quite a few mini trails like this in Manning Park (the closest is the Dry Ridge trail which…

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Valley of the Five Lakes – Jasper Hikes

Valley of the Five Lakes – Jasper Hikes

The Valley of the Five Lakes trail is a super easy, lake-filled hike near Jasper. There are a few different possible routes, but all of them will take you to some beautiful blue, green or turquoise lakes. You can stop for a picnic, a swim or just hike around to take in the views. This is a popular area, so if you prefer quiet trails, this may not be what you’re looking for. However we visited in the afternoon (after…

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