Jul 1, 2016 | Marmot, Summer 2016

Strathcona Park Wilderness Centre

The Strathcona Park Wilderness Centre is located at the BC Parks parking lot at the Paradise Meadows trailhead, next to Mount Washington’s Raven Lodge.

The Wilderness Centre is open from late June to early October.

Open 9 am – 4 pm Saturdays, Sundays, holiday Mondays and many weekdays.  Dates may be extended, depending on volunteers.

Remember to dress for the weather and wear proper footwear. Bring water, a snack or lunch, sunscreen and bug spray. If you are setting out on your own expedition, visit the Strathcona Park Wilderness Centre for trail information or to obtain maps or books.


STRATHCONA WILDERNESS INSTITUTE Guides and Naturalists offer a series of programs and Paradise Meadows hikes for summer weekends.

Nature Walks & Talks Two to three hour nature walks & talks on nature themes.

  • Level 1 Hikes Two to four hour guided hikes for all ages.
  • Level 2 Hikes Five to seven hour guided hikes for intermediate hikers.
  • Level 3 Hikes Eight to ten hour guided hikes for fit hikers.

Programs start at the Strathcona Park Wilderness Centre at Paradise Meadows

  • No pets please on SWI guided nature walks and hikes unless otherwise noted.
  • Special Note for persons with mobility issues… Paradise Meadows Centennial Loop Trail is wheelchair accessible!

Go to www.strathconapark.org for the most up-to-date information.

Strathcona Wilderness Institute is a non-profit charity. To assist SWI with operational costs, donations for all programs are greatly appreciated ($5 to $10 is suggested).

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