Bowen Island Ecological Reserve
    
Ecological Reserve

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Bowen Island, BC (Nearby: Mount Gardner, Cowans Point, Gleneagles, Whytecliff, Bowen Bay)

209 - 944 DORMAN RD
Bowen Island, British Columbia
V0N 1G0


British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver, Coast, & Mountains

Description From Owner:
  • After Rear-Admiral James Bowen (1751-1835). He was master of HMS Queen Charlotte, flagship of Lord Howe during the British naval victory known as 'The Gloridus First of June,' 1794.
  • Named by Captain Richards in 1860. Back in 1791 the Spanish explorer Narvaez had named this island and the one to the west 'the isles of Apodaca,' after Sebastian Ruiz de Apodaca, a Spanish naval official.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.


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Attractions:
Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Killarney Lake, 2km
  • Grafton Lake, 2km
  • Honeymoon Lake, 3km
  • Mount Collins, 3km
  • Mount Gardner, 3km
  • Josephine Lake, 4km
  • Whyte Lake, 6km
  • Mount Artaban, 10km
  • Dick Lake, 8km
  • Carmichael Peak, 8km
  • Owen Lake, 9km
  • Black Mountain, 9km
  • Mount Killam, 13km
  • Yew Lake, 10km
  • Gambier Lake, 15km
  • Mount Liddell, 14km
  • Mount Strachan, 12km
  • Unnecessary Mountain, 13km
  • Hollyburn Mountain, 12km
  • Leading Peak, 18km
  • The Lions, 14km
  • Hat Mountain, 16km
  • Mount Harvey, 16km
  • Brunswick Mountain, 16km
  • Deeks Lakes, 17km
  • Deeks Lake, 18km
  • Enchantment Lake, 16km
  • Mount Hanover, 18km
  • Deeks Peak, 19km
  • Mount Elphinstone, 16km
  • Mount Windsor, 19km
  • Macklin Lake, 19km
  • Beaver Lake, 17km
  • Capilano Lake, 16km
  • Mount Wrottesley, 25km
  • Peacock Lake, 20km
  • Marion Lake, 23km
  • Phyllis Lake, 23km
  • Mount Ellesmere, 27km
  • Little Capilano Lake, 19km
  • Crown Mountain, 19km
  • Mount Varley, 27km
  • Little Goat Mountain, 19km
  • Dam Mountain, 19km
  • Goat Mountain, 19km
  • Grouse Mountain, 19km
  • Little Mountain, 23km
  • Kennedy Lake, 20km
  • Gordan Lake, 25km
  • Beth Lake, 26km