Tour 1 – Wildflowers and Wildlife of Twin Lakes

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Join wildflower photographer and former biology teacher Harold Baumbrough along with local biologist Lisa Scott for a hike on the Twin Lakes Conservation Lands owned by The Nature Trust of British Columbia. Walk around the lakeshore and explore the unique transition from water-loving plants to dry grassland slopes. View an abundance of Shootingstars, Chocolate Lilies, Blue Clematis, and the rare Showy Phlox. Watch for a variety of raptors and songbirds, as you learn about the role of wildfire, the importance of wildlife trees and the invasive plants that pose a threat to this beautiful habitat.

Tour Details

Difficulty Level: 2-3

Price: $25.00

+ Price Includes: n/a

 Max Group: 20

What to Bring

  • Good Walking Footwear
  • Water
  • Snack
  • Sun Hat/Protection
  • All-weather Clothing


Location: Twin Lakes

Meeting Place: Penticton Visitor Centre

Transportation: Carpool

Age Permitted


Level of Difficulty Scale

LEVEL 0 – Access for all. Flat terrain
LEVEL 1 – Easy walking. All/mostly level paths
LEVEL 2 – Paths can be narrow with some uneven terrain
LEVEL 3 – Obstacles in paths and/or uneven terrain. Steeper grade requiring agility
LEVEL 4 – Very Steep, insecure footing. Long hike. Good physical condition needed

This tour is brought to you in partnership with:

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