Horseback riding in the Potato Range
(Albert Normandin photo)

Nimpo Lake

Bird Watching

Bald Eagles in a tree

Nimpo Lake, located in the high Cariboo Chilcotin Coast region's wilderness, provides excellent birdwatching territory.

Bird species in the area include hawks, bald eagles, kingfishers, whiskey jacks, woodpeckers and hummingbirds. As well, countless species of waterfowl nest, including Pelicans, can be seen around Anahim, Puntzi and Nimpo lakes among others.

Tweedsmuir Provincial Park

Tweedsmuir Provincial Park (South) is one of British Columbia's largest provincial parks and home to numerous lakes. As a result, it is full of waterfowl. Trumpeter swans, the largest indigenous North American bird species, are found on Turner Lake and Lonesome Lake from late-October to mid-April. Catch a glimpse of these swans during an early-spring paddle along the Turner Lake chain.

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