October 20, 2011 | Tips from Travellers >
Princeton, River Rafting
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The Similkameen River between Bromley Rock Provincial Park (near Princeton) and Pickard Creek Provincial Park (10 km to the south) offers some good Class II - III wave trains from mid-May to late-June. You can camp right at Bromley and could even shuttle with a bike if needed.
Beware the wind and have some rain gear as the wind gusts can make you cold after taking a face shot from some of the bigger waves. This is a good stretch for rafters that want an easy shuttle and a good 2-hour stretch. To add a couple more hours, you can start in Princeton at the confluence of the Similkameen and Tulameen rivers at high flow for a great meandering ride with a few interesting wave sections.