Sept 23, Myra Falls, Buttle Lake
Todays’ walk is along Myra Creek, to the Myra Falls near Buttle Lake. This walk is a joint one between Strathcona Wilderness Institute and CVN and is being led by Alicia Korpach from SWI. A short trails lead from the Boliden-Westmin mine to the beautiful Upper and Lower Myra Falls which descend into turquoise pools located in the deep forest. The lower falls have a total drop of 70 meters in three cascades created by geologic faults. A bathroom is located at the trailhead. Wear sturdy hiking boots, bring water and dress for the weather.
Please note the early start for the car pool at the Courtenay Country Market, 5353 North Island Highway.