Trails of the Southern Cariboo Guide Book

by Colin Campbell (Rocky Mountain Books)
Trails of the Southern Cariboo  by Colin Campbell

96pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0921102607

Within easy access of the towns of Williams Lake, 100 Mile House and Clinton in south central British Columbia are a multitude of trails ranging from meadow strolls to alpine hikes in the Marble Mountains. In winter they offer some of the finest cross-country skiing in Canada.

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Trails from the "Trails of the Southern Cariboo" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 44.
... Preview: While the primary purpose of a demonstration forest is, of course, education, if you can combine this with an attractive walk, then it's not a bad way to spend a few hours in the outdoors. With the ex ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
100 Mile House, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.3
... Preview: In 1974, at a time when most B.C. communities were filling in their marshes, the 100 Mile Naturalists, the Rotary Club and village council were attempting to protect theirs. Their efforts paid off the ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
100 Mile House, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.9
... Preview: From the 108 Heritage Site, walk south 50m, and turn right onto a path alongside the creek. At the intersection with the lake trail a few metres in, turn right toward the creek bridge. From this poin ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
108 Mile Ranch, BC - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 5.9
... Preview: From the parking lot across from the 108 Heritage Site, walk south to the Highway 97 underpass. The tunnel provides access to trails on the east side of the 108. The hike to the lookout is a popular ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
108 Mile Ranch, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.7
... Preview: There are two mountains in the Cariboo with similar names: Mount Timothy near Lac la Hache and Big Timothy featured here. Theories as to the origin of the name differ: one tying it to the wild Timoth ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
100 Mile House, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.7
... Preview: With its more than 100 km of fine ski trails, the 108 Mile area is widely recognized as a premier cross country ski destination. To start, follow the directions for Express Meadows to the point where ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
100 Mile House, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.7
... Preview: This is a lovely little walk alongside Bridge Creek to the falls and beyond to the campground on Horse Lake Road. At the bottom of the falls, a rusting chimney structure is all that remains of an old ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
100 Mile House, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: There is a considerable amount of driving involved to reach this location, but it is worth it. The Cameron Ridge trail is a delight. In addition, those who promote the trail have a commendable ulteri ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
Likely, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.7
... Preview: At one time, it was possible to hike this trail upstream 6 km to the Canim River Falls. Today it is only possible to hike a little over 2 km before encountering impassable snags caused by blowdowns an ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
100 Mile House, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: If Crater Lake were located anywhere else, it would surely rate as one of the region's top visitor attractions. As it is, this scenic gem remains one of the Cariboo's best kept secrets. Despite the na ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
Clinton, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.9
... Preview: This is a gentle and most attractive hike through aspen forest bordering a couple of small lakes and a larger one popular with fishers. Hiking in early July, the forest is a tapestry of dazzling purp ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
Clinton, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.1
... Preview: It is a short and pleasant walk to the falls through aspen and birch forest carpeted in salmonberry. The trail is well-maintained, but suffers from blowdowns, which tend to clutter the path in places ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
100 Mile House, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: Doc English Bluff, named after one Benjamin Franklin "Doc" English, a pioneer gold prospector/trader who settled in the area, is located on the Deer Ranch Wildlife Reserve, which is linked to the Junc ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
Williams Lake, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
... Preview: This is another of these quintessentially peaceful Cariboo hikes with beautiful long meadows liberally sprinkled with ponds and unlimited ducks. A couple of lakes and some forested sections add variet ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
100 Mile House, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.5
... Preview: Fox Mountain offers very pleasant woodland walking interspersed with great viewpoints of the lake, Scout Island and the Sugarcane Reserve to the south. From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
Williams Lake, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.1
... Preview: As it doesn't provide much of a hike in terms of distance, this walk is best combined with the Viewland Mountain hike. The two can easily be completed in the same day. To miss the lookout is to miss ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
150 Mile House, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
... Preview: This is a more pleasing walk than the brief scramble up Lone Butte. The trail winds through forest all the way, with tiger lilies, arnica and lupine providing colour to the underbrush. While not i ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
Lone Butte, BC - Hiking
... Preview: This is not as attractive as the western approach to Lime Ridge. The first 3 km is along an old mining road and from there it is necessary to do a bit of a scramble on a barely definable trail throug ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
Clinton, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: The hike to the ridge has much to offer by way of wildflowers and terrific views of the surrounding peaks and ridges. Even finer is Lime Ridge itself, 5.5 km long, as wide as a playing field for much ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
Clinton, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.5
... Preview: This fascinating landscape, dotted with ponds and strewn with large orange lichen-stained boulders, has long intrigued. Like so many others, I had driven past the area countless times heading elsewhe ... From the guidebook "Trails of the Southern Cariboo"
100 Mile House, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.9