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The Burman River is a great place to view wildlife.  In this particular photo a group of students and their leaders watched as a bear was fishing for its meal.

The Burman River is a great place to view wildlife. In this particular photo a group of students and their leaders watched as a bear was fishing for its meal.

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A little known gem on Vancouver Island is Burman River where wildlife is abundant, especially in later summer early fall as the Salmon run up the river.

A little known gem on Vancouver Island is Burman River where wildlife is abundant, especially in late summer early fall as the Salmon run up the river.

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canoe at burman

Canoeing at Burman River where the wildlife is truly incredible. Come in the fall watch Black Bears fish for Salmon, Roosevelt Elk cross the river on their migration path and Eagles a plenty fishing for Salmon.

Week in Review at the Lodge

WOW!  What a busy week we had here at Strathcona Park Lodge.

  • Guided Rock Climbing at Crest Creek Crags
  • Sea Kayakers returned after 8 days of paddling in Nootka Sound
  • Families participated in on site daily adventures such as zip lining, high ropes, boat rentals, bog walks and more
  • WYLD summer campers returned from their 12 day Backcountry Classic hiking trip.  Click on the image below to view more photos of their trip.
  • Group photo of the WYLD backcountry campers up at Marble Meadows.

    Group photo of the WYLD backcountry campers up at Marble Meadows.

  • Victoria International brought students from Japan to experience the wilderness of the Lodge.
  • A couple enjoyed a day paddle to Burman River to watch the Salmon Migration.
  • Grand parents and their grandkids enjoyed a week of zip lining, rock climbing, bog walks and more
  • Unloading after taking a ride on the Lakeside zip line.

    Unloading after taking a ride on the Lakeside zip line.

  • The Canadian Outdoor Leadership Training (COLT) fall group experienced their first trip into the mountains hiking up Mt. Myra.  They are canoeing today and tomorrow they leave for Squamish to go rock climbing.
  • Finally we would like to give a big congratulations to Kareen and Russel who are getting married at the Lodge today!

 

Picture This! (WYLD)

Have you ever travelled on a canoe on the ocean?  If you get to go to the mouth of the Burman River you will.

Have you ever travelled on a canoe on the ocean? If you get to go to the mouth of the Burman River you will.

Wildlife at Burman River

Staff have been enjoying the wonderful weather exploring all over Vancouver Island. A popular staff/school trip this year has been a visit to Burman River which has been busy with Whales, Seals, Sea Lions, Bears and more. This is a picture of the Salmon swimming up the Gold River on the start of a visit to the Burman River.