Wells Grey Provincial Park. Updated March 5th 2014

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Wells Grey Provincial Park. Updated March 5th 2014

Postby Fred Wilson » Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:21 am

Wells Grey Provincial Park - Hike and Fly. Updated March 5th 2014

Cornwall Hills Provincial Park is precedence setting for our sport and flying in Provincial Parks. See: http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... all_hills/

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Garnet Peak

Trophy Mountain

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Directions to Launch:
A good gravel road leads you up to TO.

Times to Fly: All day.

Soaring Information and Weather Notes:
House Thermals, Power Line Hazards, Cross Country Tips, 2 B Cont...

Description of LZ:
Big field in front at the far east end of Myrtle Lake.

Directions to LZ:
At the far west end of the road into Myrtle Lake. Short hike in.

Additional Information:
Cell phone reception is poor at the flying site!!

Clearwater Accommodations Guide

FIC Advanced Weather Briefing and HAGAR Notification:
1-866-WXBRIEF (1-866-992-7433) French service: 1-866-GOMETEO (1-866-466-3836)
For your HAGAR Canadian Airspace information, see: http://www3.telus.net/cschwab/viewer/ca ... space.html

Radio Frequency: Aviation Radio Frequency 123.400 MHz. Local Club Frequency: 146.415

Camping
From the Wells Grey Information Centre in (Clearwater), drive 10.5 km North on Hwy 5.
Look for a big yellow sign that says 'Birch Island campground'.
It's a great campground for tenting and RV's with full hook ups.
This camping is at walking distance from the LZ which is right across the grocery store / liquor store / gas station at Birch Island.

Myrtle Lake's Helmcken Falls Canoe In Campground is a Do Not Miss.

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Recreational activities
- Wild water rafting and kayaking on the famous (Clearwater) river.
- Horse riding
- Amazing waterfalls in the hidden gem of BC... Wells Grey Provincial Park and see also: http://www.explorewellsgray.com/
- Swimming and relaxing on Dutch Lake down town Clearwater
- Canoeing on Clearwater Lake
- Hiking in the Alpine of the Trophy Mtns... and last but not least PARAGLIDING.

Tourism Information:
Wells Gray Provincial Park
Explore
Wells Grey Provincial Park Eco-Adventure Hikes
Clearwater Adventure Tourism
Travel BC Canada for Clearwater
North Thompson Valley Association
Clearwater & District Chamber of Commerce

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Clearwater Restaurants
‘The Painted Turtle' = stylish great dining with a great view of the mountains on the shore of Dutch Lake (in town of Clearwater )
'Flour Meadow Bakery & Cafe' 300 m from the Wells Grey Information Centre on the Clearwater Valley Road (in town of Clearwater)
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