Posted by: cherylyoung | March 22, 2015

Nancy Greene Provincial Park is known for its alpine and Nordic Skiing.

Cheryl Young's Blog

Nancy Greene Provincial Park is nestled in the Monashee

Mountains and is known for its alpine and Nordic skiing.

  The park and a nearby provincial recreation area are named

 after Canada’s world-famous Olympic skier Nancy Greene,

who originated from the Rossland-Trail area. 

 

 These parks encompass 8,100 hectares of mountain wilderness,

including the subalpine Nancy Greene Lake.

 

The park offers opportunities for a variety of recreational

 activities including canoeing and kayaking. 

 

 Anglers frequently have good luck catching rainbow trout in

Nancy Greene Lake.

 

 During summer and fall, hikers can take advantage of the more

 than 20km of low-elevation trails offering spectacular views

of the surrounding landscape and its wildlife.

 

  A small band of mountain goats ranges along the west side of

Old Glory Mountain until winter conditions drive them down

 into Sheep Creek.

 

 Other wildlife found here are pikas, Columbia and golden-

mantled ground squirrels…

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