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Lillooet

I visited Lillooet more for its beautiful sounding name than the well known music festival. As I came closer to the quiet town and its gold rush past, the mountains were parched.

I turned left at a church to the Chinese Rocks piled above the town. Below the wide main street stretched close to the Fraser River. While searching for gold, Chinese miners had washed and stacked these rocks. Across from the Chinese rocks, was a barren skeleton of a tree ominously called the hanging tree.

Nairn Falls Trail

Within Nairn Falls Provincial Park was an easy 3 km walk. The trail followed Lillooet River up to the falls where water swirled, carving out potholes after plunging down. Continue reading Nairn Falls Trail