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Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park

Kaslo Creek Fork Road South, Ainsworth Hot Springs, British Columbia V0G 1A0, Canada
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Scary Drive! Beautiful Hike!

The sign says "16k to the Kokanee Glacier trailhead". This is the longest and scariest 16k you will... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
CMR01
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Pleasanton, California
Amazing Park for Hiking, camping

Old Growth Cedar Grove which is a nice walk, The beach goes on for miles clean, and quiet, camp... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
zenwick
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nelson
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Kaslo Creek Fork Road South, Ainsworth Hot Springs, British Columbia V0G 1A0, Canada
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

The sign says "16k to the Kokanee Glacier trailhead". This is the longest and scariest 16k you will ever drive...unless of course you are a local, 100% of which seem like fit, adventurous mountain men and women. For a visitor only used to paved easy...More

Thank CMR01
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Old Growth Cedar Grove which is a nice walk, The beach goes on for miles clean, and quiet, camp sites are big but has tons of mosquitos so bring spray.

Thank zenwick
Reviewed 6 April 2017

One of the most beautiful hikes I have ever done. It is a strenuous hike but the views are well worth it.

Thank LPBLK
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a lovely park, but is about 45 minutes away from Nelson. The salmon were spawning so we saw them swimming upstream in a small area of the creek. Bears were feeding on them in another area, so parts of the lookout points were...More

1  Thank Penny S
Reviewed 10 September 2016

While traveling through my wife and I decided to visit this park. If you happen to miss the turn off like we did not to worry there are turn around at every side. This is one beautiful park and wow i`m so glad we stayed...More

Thank M0rec0ffeeplz
Reviewed 6 September 2016

A nice 4 hour return hike with the kids. Almost didn't make it out of the parking lot as we spotted a bear cub just a few minutes into the hike. We retreated to the parking lot, and waited to join another group before leaving...More

Thank Thundanutts
Reviewed 6 September 2016

about 11k up a dirt road (watch for rocks and holes) to the trail head. then a short 2 mile round trip hike. steep at teh beginning (and end) but not bad. watch for tree roots and fallen trees. when wet watch the rocks and...More

Thank stampmouse
Reviewed 23 August 2016

They have recently been purchased by a southern BC First Nation. Hoping for some improvements though service good. Main pools were crowded on his rainy day. Too many children being their active selves. An adult only pool would be great and a bigger hot pool.

Thank Angela O
Reviewed 8 August 2016

What an amazing place for a hike. It is like the land of waterfalls on the approximately 3 mile slog uphill to Kokanee Lake. Water anf lush forest greenery in all directions leading to spectacular mountains. Even in August the wildflowers were in full bloom....More

Thank SpokaneHikerBoy
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Just plan beautiful all around. Great for couples, family or just some friends. Good for a day trip or even just a couple hours for lunch! You wont be disappointed.

Thank Morgann U
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215JanetN
8 September 2016|
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Response from Angela O | Reviewed this property |
Nearest visitor centre is in Kaslo bc at the historic ship parked in the downtown. Probably not open in winter.
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Elena B
19 August 2016|
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Response from SpokaneHikerBoy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed your note. Hope you made it up the hill on this beautiful hike. Cheers.
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