Activity Information


Stein River Canyon/Stein Valley Nlakapamux Heritage Park BC

05/23/14 (Fri) - 05/25/14 (Sun)

Seattle Backpacking

Linda Moore

8:00 AM

Lytton, BC

Stein River Canyon backpack, Stein Valley Nlaka'pamux Heritage Park (Lytton, BC) (national topo series 92I/5 or Stein Valley: Heritage Guide and Map East). Scenic river canyon along whitewater and meandering stream, old-growth forests, extensive pictographs, wildflowers or fall color in season, occasional wildlife in the rain shadow zone of one of BC's larger provincial parks. The Stein canyon offers a beautifully compelling natural setting attractive to hikers, photographers, artists, naturalists and others.
Park info and Stein lower valley to mid-valley trail:

Trail descriptions: Stein Valley Wilderness Guidebook, Don't Waste Your Time in the BC Coast Mountains.


Experience the natural beauty, rock art, captivating spirit and power of the Stein River canyon! You can usually count on a dry or mostly dry backpack here, as the lower and middle valleys are situated in the rain shadow (rarely rains, except in winter). Pace leisurely to moderate, with stops for photos, enjoyment of scenery and nature.

Optional: Car Camp evening prior to backpack at Skihist Provincial Park (abt 4 mi N of Lytton, *see info link), Canyon Al... More

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Don't Waste Your Time in the BC Coast Mountains