Bear Lake / Parsnip River / Peculiar Lake / Weedon Creek

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Bear Lake, BC (Nearby: Bulkley House, Fort Babine, Fourth Cabin, Kuldo, West Landing)

  • Parsnip River
  • Parsnip River
  • Peculiar Lake
  • Weedon Creek

353 Grizzley Ave.
Bear Lake, British Columbia
V0J 3G0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Northern BC

Description From Owner:
  • Parsnip River - R.M. Patterson mentions the 'almost tropical growth of the giant cow parsnip from which the river gets its name.'
  • He found this plant growing up to seven feet and says that 'the din of the rain on the huge leaves was like the rush of a tremendous wind' (Finlay's River, p. 38).
  • The plant is sometimes called Indian Rhubarb since the Indians eat the petioles or leaf stalks.
  • Peculiar Lake - What makes this lake peculiar is a very long spit extending down the centre of the lake that almost makes it look like two parallel lakes.
  • Weedon Creek - After Flight Lieutenant Weedon of the RCAF, engaged in the PGE'S reconnaissance survey of 1929.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

Weedon Creek

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