Wildlife Viewing in the Cariboo Chilcotin of British Columbia






Wildlife Viewing in the Cariboo Chilcotin Region

 


Bowron Lake Provincial Park . . . ospreys, waterfowl, beavers, moose, woodland caribou, grizzly and black bear. From May to October are the best viewing months. Access by canoe.

Horsefly River . . . Spawning sockeye salmon. Best viewing during August and September. Access by paved road.

Horsefly Lake / Quesnel Lake and Area . . . mule deer, mink, moose and black bear. Good viewing year round. April to October best viewing months for black bears. Access by paved and secondary roads.

Click a number on the map for an enlarged view.

Quesnel River (Likely) . . . spawning chinook salmon. September and October are best viewing months. Access by paved road.

Ten Mile Lake Provincial Park . . . beavers, waterfowl, raptors and songbirds. Best times for viewing are from May to October. Access by paved road.

Scout Island Nature Centre (Williams Lake) . . . foxes, beavers, otters, waterfowl, songbirds and butterflies. Good viewing year round. Best times for viewing the butterflies, beavers, and otters is from April to September. Access by paved road.

Seton Lake . . . mountain goats. Good viewing year round. Access by paved road.

100 Mile Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary . . . waterfowl, bird watching. Good viewing from April to November. Access by paved road.

100 Mile House Demonstration Forest . . . mule deer, moose and black bear. Good viewing year round. Best times for viewing black bears is from April to October. Access by paved road.

108 Mile Area . . . mule deer and yellow bellied marmot. Good viewing all year round. Access by paved road.

Lac La Hache Area . . . raptors, waterfowl, bald eagles, small, sandhill cranes and mammals. Good viewing all year round. Access by paved road.

Canim Lake . . . bobolinks, bald eagles, waterfowl, raptors and songbirds. Good viewing all year round. Access by paved and secondary roads.

Sheridan Lake . . . spawning rainbow trout. Best viewing during May and June. Access by paved road.

Williams Lake Valley . . . mule deer, waterfowl, raptors and songbirds. Good viewing all year round. Access by hiking trail.

Alkali Lake - Reidemann Wildlife Sanctuary . . . tundra swan, long-billed curlew, white pelican, waterfowl, raptors and songbirds. Good viewing from April to October. Access by secondary road.

Chilko River . . . spawning sockeye, chinook and steelhead. August, September and October best viewing spawning sockeye and chinook. View spawning steelhead in June. Access by paved and secondary roads.

Chilanko Marsh Wildlife Management Area . . . beavers, muskrats, waterfowl, raptors and songbirds. Good viewing from April to October. Access by paved and secondary road.

Junction Wildlife Management Area . . . California bighorn sheep, mule deer, coyotes, snowshoe hares, black bears, cougars, grouse, long-billed curlews, bald eagle, golden eagle, waterfowl, and songbirds. Good viewing all year round. Access by paved and secondary roads.

BC Vacation Providers in this area:

Becker's Lodge Bowron Lake Adventures Resort: We offer affordable family vacations on beautiful Bowron Lake with canoeing, kayaking, hiking, and RELAXING The Lake View Restaurant and Chuters Blue Bar have great food, and were THE outfitter for the Bowron lakes with over 150 canoes and kayaks. more
Big Creek Lodge: Live your dream of untouched nature and pure wilderness at our 4 Star Lodge & Guest Ranch in the Chilcotin - one of the province's most remote areas. Take part in hiking, photo safaris, fishing, horseback riding, gold-panning, snowmobiling, and cross-country ... more
Chilcotin Holidays Ltd: Wilderness guest ranch and backcountry adventures in BCs true wilderness. Enjoy horseback riding, guided multi-day hiking trip or wilderness trekking, wildlife viewing, fishing and more. more
Eagle's Nest Resort: Beauty and comfort in the wilderness. Elegant suites or cozy log cabins. Lakeside dining room, breathtaking views, hiking and birdwatching, and the natural splendor of the area. more
Elysia Resort: Our full service getaway destination on Quesnel Lake offers fishing for Rainbow Trout, romantic getaways, great dining, and vacation packages in lakeview rental cabins & guest rooms. You'll be warmly greeted at our small, friendly and secluded piece of paradi... more
Escott Bay Resort: The adventure starts with fishing, hiking, horseback trail riding, pack trips and hunting and with the snow comes x-country skiing & snowmobiling. Located between Tweedsmuir and Itcha Ilgachuz Parks, we offer fully serviced cabins and camping facilities. more
Pathways Canada Tour Company: Experience Bowron Lakes Canoe Circuit, a uniquely Canadian wilderness adventure, with the original and most experienced Bowron Lakes Canoe Guides. 9 lakes, each with a distinct personality, linked by 100kms of lazy rivers, towering peaks, rapids and cascading ... more
Plato Island Resort: We offer excellent fishing on Quesnel lake, camping & comfortable cabin accommodation, a well protected marina, & delicious quality meals. See you soon! more
Tyaughton Vacation Rentals: 2.5 hours north of Whistler, we are located in the mountains on Tyaughton Lake. There are endless winter and summer adventures from hiking, fishing, and horseback riding -- to skiing, snowmobiling, and more. Join us for a weekend getaway, or family vacation. more
Chilcotin Holidays Ltd: Wilderness guest ranch and backcountry adventures in BCs true wilderness. Enjoy horseback riding, guided multi-day hiking trip or wilderness trekking, wildlife viewing, fishing and more. more
Tyaughton Vacation Rentals: 2.5 hours north of Whistler, we are located in the mountains on Tyaughton Lake. There are endless winter and summer adventures from hiking, fishing, and horseback riding -- to skiing, snowmobiling, and more. Join us for a weekend getaway, or family vacation. more

Animals of BC | Birds of BC | Fish of BC
Travel info for the Cariboo Chilcotin

View wildlife in other areas of BC.


Follow Us On Facebook


List of BC Adventure
Advertisers

Site Info
Advertise With Us
Awards
About Us
Contact Us
Free Vacation Guides
BC Vacation Guides
Coastal Vacations
Thompson Okanagan
EcoTourism
Fishing Vacations
Guest Ranch Guide
Romantic Getaways
Wilderness Vacations
Winter Vacations
The Rockies Guide
Login







Wildlife Viewing in the Cariboo Chilcotin of British Columbia