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Lillooet Hikes & Highlights

Lillooet Hikes & Highlights

Lillooet is a small town on the Fraser River, four hours North of Vancouver. It is surrounded by beautiful rugged mountains with plenty of possible hiking trails. The town’s slogan is “guaranteed rugged.” It’s a pretty good slogan for a town that makes such a great base for adventures. I’ve listed ten hikes and sights that we loved when we visited Lillooet so you can have a fabulous trip too. Lillooet has a interesting history. It is one of the…

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Camelshoof Peak and Fire Lookout – Lillooet

Camelshoof Peak and Fire Lookout – Lillooet

You can hike up to a Fire Lookout on Camelshoof Peak, just north of Lillooet in BC, Canada. This peak is the southernmost summit of Camelsfoot Mountain range, so you get to see the Fraser river as it snakes around both sides of the mountain. There are two possible viewpoints you can hike to. The first has a memorial bench at the top of a forest service spur road after an easy hour-long hike. However if you have enough energy,…

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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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Fort Berens Estate Winery – Lillooet

Fort Berens Estate Winery – Lillooet

Lillooet has a surprising amount of fun trails and pretty areas to explore… but did you know it also has a winery!? Friends told me that the best food in Lillooet is at the Fort Berens Estate Winery. But when I called to make a reservation we were sad to hear their restaurant is not open once the weather gets chilly. However, you can still drop by and taste their wine. Just before this we’d hiked up to the Seton…

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