Wildlife Viewing in the Kamloops Thompson Nicola Region
Arm Bay . . . western grebes, shorebirds, waterfowl, raptors and songbirds.
Best viewing of western grebes is from April to October. Shorebird viewing
best from March to November. Access by paved road.
River/Haig Brown Provincial Park . . . spawning sockeye salmon, raptors,
coyotes, mink and black bear. The famous Adams River Sockeye spawn every
four years during the months of September and October. Access by paved
Tranquille Wildlife Management Area . . . waterfowl, raptors,
songbirds, shorebirds, bighorn sheep, mule deer and coyotes. Birdwatching
best during the months of March, April, May, September, October and November.
Mule deer seen in April, May and June. Access by paved road.
River . . . swans, ospreys, waterfowl and bighorn sheep. Best viewing
months for ospreys are May, June, July and August. Swans and other waterfowl
can be seen from October through to May. Access by paved road.
a number on the map for an enlarged view.
Bridge Creek . . . spawning rainbow trout and kokanee. View
spawning rainbow trout during the month of June and kokanee during the
month of September. Access by paved road.
Gray Provincial Park. . . moose, black bears, mule deer, caribou,
wolves, beavers. grizzly bears, raptors, songbirds and chinook salmon.
Best viewing months for black bears are May, June and October. Moose can
be seen year round. The months of August and September are best for viewing
chinook salmon spawning. Access by paved road.
Robson Provincial Park . . . waterfowl, raptors, songbirds, moose,
elk, deer and black bears. Good viewing of all animals and bird species
are the months of May to October. Access by paved road.
Cranberry Marsh . . . muskrats, moose, mule deer, waterfowl
and raptors. Wildlife viewing is from April to the end of September. Access
by paved road.
Rearguard Falls Provincial Park . . . spawning chinook salmon.
Viewing during the months of August and September. Access by paved road
and walk in.