Christian Valley / Kettle River

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Rock Creek, BC (Nearby: Christian Valley, Beaverdell, Carmi, Rhone, Westbridge)

  • Kettle River Watershed
  • Kettle River (at Christian Valley)

4120 BC-3
Rock Creek, British Columbia
V0H 1Y0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Thompson Okanagan

Description From Owner:
  • Kettle River - The Ne-hoi-al-pit-qua of the Indians and the Colvile River of the early whites.
  • Of the various theories about the name 'Kettle River,' the two most likely are (1) that it comes from the boiling, seething Kettle Falls, known as La Chaucli√©re to early explorers, and (2) that it comes from the round holes, shaped like cauldrons,
  • that water has hollowed out in the rocks. Governor Simpson gave the second explanation in 1847.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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  • South Sandrift Lake, 7km
  • Cup Lake, 6km
  • Little Sandrift Lake, 7km
  • Sandrift Lake, 9km
  • Upper Collier Lake, 7km
  • Thone Lake, 10km
  • Martin Lake, 7km
  • Maloney Lake, 7km
  • Collier Lake, 8km
  • Lassie Lake, 9km
  • Triple Lakes, 11km
  • Clark Lake, 9km
  • Copperkettle Lake, 15km
  • Joan Lake, 11km
  • Gable Mountain, 13km
  • Buck Lake, 12km
  • Clear Lake, 17km
  • Mount Noren, 12km
  • Terraced Peak, 21km
  • Crystal Mountain, 18km
  • Curry Mountain, 17km
  • Hoodoo Lake, 22km
  • Big White Mountain, 23km
  • Nevertouch Lake, 26km
  • Mount Cochrane, 18km
  • Two John Lake, 26km
  • Goat Peak, 21km
  • Mount Wallace, 21km
  • Mount Tanner, 20km
  • Wallace Lake, 19km
  • Williamson Lake, 28km
  • Arlington Mountain, 19km
  • Mount Arthurs, 23km
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  • Taurus Lake, 28km
  • King Solomon Mountain, 21km
  • Mile High Lakes, 25km
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  • Goathide Lake, 23km
  • Bluejoint Mountain, 21km
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  • Mount Mitchell, 33km
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  • Almond Mountain, 31km
  • Mount Moore, 37km
  • Little Nipple, 25km
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