Description Of This Tour
Walk the historic trails of Marron Valley with Historian Randy Manuel as he tells of the hidden canyon footpaths of First Nations youth while on their quests to reach adulthood and the route taken by early Brigaders. Walk quietly past the turtle marsh and up the early stage coach road that the early settlers of the Similkameen once trod. Walk the area locals called Starvation Jackson’s Flats and hear the story how one of Jackson’s sons became one of the richest men in British Columbia. The tour ends with a selection of cheese, meats, crackers and fruit with hot and cold beverages enjoyed on the lawn over-looking Marron Lake in the garden of Mountain Springs Nature Retreat.