Outdoor and In-class Nature Programs at no cost to West Kootenay Schools!


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Need to find a ride to Kokanee Creek Nature Camps?

Check out the EcoSociety's Kootenay Rideshare Project!
BC Transit also has a stop right in front of Kokanee Creek Provincial Park!

Where is Kokanee Creek Nature Centre?

We are located at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park

We have our own Youtube channel at "Kokanee Nature Investigators" Watch over 50 wildlife camera videos from Kokanee Creek.

Two of our latest videos:
End of April at Kokanee Creek Park
Beaver builds on our camera!

Learn about Kokanee Creek

Educators can download Kokanee Creek presentations in-line with school curricula

  • The plants of Kokanee Creek

    Roots, Shoots and Rattlesnake Mushrooms: a selected botany of Kokanee Creek that discusses some usage, including aboriginal, some life cycles, and interesting facts and descriptions of plants, fungi and lichens.

  • Kokanee Salmon

    A discussion of the Kokanee Salmon as the keystone species of Kokanee Creek. Looks at aboriginal technology and salmon, human influence on salmon, and Kokanee life cycle

  • A Kokanee Year

    A Kokanee Year uses trail cam videos and photographs from the park to show the birds, fish and animals of the park as the year changes. Life cycles, interactions of plants, animals and people in the ecosystem are highlighted.


Get detailed program information on the Nature Centre website.

The Nature Centre will be open from 9am to 8pm every day of the week from May long weekend through September! Check out our calendar of events for more details.

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If you have any questions about summer programming at the Nature Centre, call 250-825-4212 (when the park is open) or email

Don't miss the annual Red Fish Festival that takes place on Sunday August 26, 2018 at 11 am to 5 pm.

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