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Hiking to Karst Creek in Strathcona Provincial Park.

Hiking to Karst Creek in Strathcona Provincial Park.

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stand up sea kayaking

The staff at play! Last fall a few of the staff went out to Surge Narrows off of Quadra Island and had a great time sea kayaking.

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Have you ever hugged Doug the Douglas Fir at #strath?

Have you ever hugged Doug the Douglas Fir at #strath?

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jim leishman

We were fortunate to have Jim Leishman of Quadra Island bring some of his sculptures to the Lodge last year. This particular piece is made out of copper and wood. Find out more of his work by going to http://jimleishmanarts.com/

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An Orca Whale in Johnstone Straight giving a show.

An Orca Whale in Johnstone Straight giving a show.

Fast Facts and Figures:

Killer whales, also called “orcas,” are the largest of the dolphins.

Killer whales can weigh up to six tons.

Killer whales can grow to be 23 to 32 feet long, almost as long as a bus.

Killer whales have 40 to 50 teeth that are up to four inches long.

The average life span of a killer whale in the wild is 50 to 80 years old.

Killer whales are found in all of the oceans of the world.

 

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Looking across Upper Campbell Lake to the Elk River Delta and Strathcona Provincial Park.  This view is something to see in person.

Looking across Upper Campbell Lake to the Elk River Delta and Strathcona Provincial Park. This view is something to see in person.

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Some say nothing is more canadian than canoeing.  If you looking for a place to learn or rent a canoe look no further than Strathcona Park Lodge.  We have plenty of canoes of different sizes to choose from.

Some say nothing is more canadian than canoeing. If you looking for a place to learn or rent a canoe look no further than Strathcona Park Lodge. We have plenty of canoes of different sizes to choose from.

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YOLO on the tree climb!  The view is amazing.

#YOLO on the tree climb! The view is amazing from the top.

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top of the mountain

Put your name in one the registry books on top of the mountains of Strathcona Provincial Park. It can be challenging, but it is worth it. This photo is courtesy of Amanda Goodhue.

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity…”  John Muir

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The staff at Play!  We really love what we do and when we aren't sharing the outdoors with you we are going on our own adventures.  This photo was taken by Dan Kilburn while on a white water kayaking trip down the lower Gold River.

The staff at Play! We really love what we do and when we aren’t sharing the outdoors with you we are going on our own adventures. This photo was taken by Dan Kilburn while on a white water kayaking trip down the lower Gold River.