Mehatl Creek Provincial Park was created on 1999 and is a three-hours drive from the Lower Mainland. You need to drive a Forest Service Road for about 48km. We were looking for the trail to Mehatl Falls. We walked for about an hour on an abandoned logging road.
We couldn't find the trail and with mosquitoes and 32 degrees of temperature, we weren't longer in the mood to find trails.
We keep driving and we found one of the most beautiful falls that this part of the Province has. Before we saw a big black bear on the middle of the road, these falls and the bear just paid the trip
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Before you can reach Mehatl Creek you need to cross Nahatlach Provincial Park. On our way back we stopped on the largest of the three lakes, Nahatlach Lake.
Nahatlatch Park protects one of the largest intact wetlands remaining in the Lower Mainland.
The river has a rapids, ideal for river rafting and kayaking, but I don't think Baby Chow was in the mood to take a bath.
From Boston Bar, we had the opportunity to watch the Fraser Canyon, the Fraser River and the Highway 1 crossing the Canyon.
40 km before Hope, we stopped on Alexandra Bridge Provincial Park. The park is located around the site of the original Cariboo Wagon Road bridge over the Fraser River. The original bridge was constructed in 1861 and named after Princess Alexandra of Wales. This bridge, built in 1926, sits on the site of the original which was dismantled in 1912.
No longer used as a road, you can fish pink, chum, spring, coho and sockeye. On the right you can see Highway 1, the replacement of Alexandra Bridge and this old road.
If one day you stop on this park, be cautious, there are steep rock drop offs on the banks of the river. There is a 10 minute walk to the bridge.