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/
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.
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
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.
- 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.
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North Thompson Valley Association
Clearwater & District Chamber of Commerce
‘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)