Strathcona Wilderness Institute

Sunny September Programs

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Fall is a great time to explore the subalpine at Paradise Meadows in Strathcona Park. The programs offered by Strathcona Wilderness Institute at the Strathcona Park Wilderness Centre at Paradise Meadows will continue for several more weeks.

On Saturday Sept. 14, join a guided hike to the Cruickshank Canyon lookout. Meet at 8 a.m. at the Wilderness Centre for this 9 hr., 22 km outing with about 500 m cumulative elevation gain. This moderately strenuous hike will focus on Nature & Photography.

Oval-leaved Blueberry

Oval-leaved Blueberry

On Sunday Sept. 15 join a Berry Hike to identify blueberries, huckleberries, crowberries & more. Meet at 10 a.m. at the Wilderness Centre for this 3 hr Nature outing.

Strathcona Wilderness Institute also provides assistance for school group outings, such as nature guides or information – please contact coordinator@strathconapark.org for more details.

For all activities: dress for the weather, wear proper footwear, bring lunch or snacks, plenty of water, bug spray and sun protection. No pets please on SWI guided nature walks & hikes unless noted otherwise. A minimum donation of $5 –10 is appreciated for the programs to help with the Institute’s ongoing activities.

The Centre will be staffed most days in September – for the most up-to-date information, check the calendar on this website.

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