Horseguard Camp (Princeton)

HikingNature StudyHorseback Riding

  • Rec Site #:REC4666
  • Type:User Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:3
  • Access:Trail
  • Facilities:Toilets
  • Site Description: A walk in campsite found along the historic Hudson Bay Co Fur Brigade Trail. It is a wide and flat valley bottom along the banks of the Tulameen River. The southern portion of site encompasses the confluence of Podunk Creek and the Tulameen River. Site has a backcountry toilet, food cache, benches around a rock fire pit and an informative historic kiosk. On the west side of the river, there are some open grassy areas but it is mostly covered in a young pine forest that is a result of an old fire. There are steep rock bluffs to the west. The east side of the river has an older pine forest with brushy sections in the wetter areas. Elev = 1265 metres.

  • Driving Directions: Trailhead from the east can be found at the 19.3 mark of the Whipsaw FSR via Highway 3 east of Princeton. From the west the trail head is at the 46.3 km Tulameen FSR. From both trail heads the recreation site is only accessible by horseback and a long hike. The non- motorized trail to this recreation area is protected under the Heritage Conservation Act. This campsite was Camp # 3 at mile 48 on the 1849 Hudson Bay Company Fur Brigade Trail.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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