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Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area

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Address: 1760 West Creston Rd, Creston, British Columbia, Canada
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Great place to learn about the wildlife and very educational. Great for birthday parties too

Had a blast learning about the the wildlife with many exhibits on hand great for kids. Had a birthday party there they catered to everything. We went on the canoe excursion and... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Had a blast learning about the the wildlife with many exhibits on hand great for kids. Had a birthday party there they catered to everything. We went on the canoe excursion and all the kids had a blast. Fun part was learning that we can eat red ants. Boys were pretty cool about that and yes I got right in... More 

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

Absolutely beautiful here! You can enjoy long trail walks while observing the scenery and listening to the many singing birds. Canoe trips through the marshes are breath taking and the staff are all so friendly and knowledgable. This is a trip every nature lover should come and enjoy!

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Thanks giving weekend we went for a walk in the wetlands with my in laws small dog. We did the BC hydro trail walk. Most of the trail is wonderfully maintained with wood sturdy wood planks and the rest with a well groomed dirt and gravel. We saw a lot of wonderful small and larger treasures along the trails. Please... More 

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Thank capostoli
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Was visiting the Creston Valley last week and took advantage of the Wildlife Management trails available to the public. The trails are very well maintained and was a very nice walk. Didn't see much wildlife at this time of year. Most of the bird etc are done with nesting and have moved on. Would be really awesome in the spring... More 

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Thank Sheila A
Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

It starts off on boardwalk but most of the trail is a cleared path. Luckily for us it was an overcast day so the heat wasn't as intense as the day before. We didn't see any wild life until we were on the home stretch. Two ducks, which we had frightened into flight and a strange insect that looked like... More 

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Thank Anne L
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I went out on the soul purpose of getting in a bike ride and ended up also doing the canoe trip. The guides are extremely knowledgable and fun at the same time. Very enjoyable for everyone from my 9 yr old to my mother in law. We already talked about making this a part of our return... More 

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Thank Dwayne M
Calgary
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

My friends and myself went out on the canoe paddling thru the marsh with a guide. She was excellent and very informative.We were fortunate enough to see a painted turtle and they are hard to spot out there. I didn't get a chance to go on any of the hikes so that will be on my next trip back to... More 

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Thank 98hereIcome
Nelson, Canada
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

My kids just completed a week long day camp at the CWC. They had a wonderful time walking the trails, exploring the marshes, canoeing through swampland, doing scientific research, etc. And I was able to explore the trails myself and learn more about the birds that inhabit the area.

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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We came on a rainy day, so didn't get the full experience. We enjoyed the indoor area- lots to learn about (for kids especially) and a nice set up. The paths outside were easily walkable with a stroller. We saw lots of birds, but no other wildlife this day. We walked to the big lookout, and climbed to the top.... More 

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Thank Crystal M
Cranbrook, Canada
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

great walks around the wetlands. lots of birds and mammals to see - even the chance of moose and bears. Insects by the 'herd', so come prepared! centre staff very helpful, chatty and friendly. Good photographic opportunities all around the area

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