Thornbrough Channel txwnaḿ Chá7elkwnech

South Coast Mainland
Paddling Area:Howe Sound
Coordinates:49.5558311, -123.3626803
Site Type:Campsite primary
Tent Sites:9
Site Access:Sea
Marine Trail:Sea to Sky Marine Trail
Last Update:04/18/2024

Landing Comments:

Cleared boat run on small cobbles, pebble, through gaps in boulders, 5-10% grade. Exposed S aspect. Several options at low water but limited pocket beach only at high water. Prone to blockage by drift logs. Alternate beach 30 m to W at creek mouth has smaller more rounded stones, but access to tent sites more awkward. Reasonable portable boat stowage at beach top. Prominent sign visible from water.

Camp Comments:

2 very small level cleared sites in steep forested upland near landing. 4 large wooden tent platform, several other small sites on open mossy rock bluffs to SW accessed by bridge across creek then up steep, rough trail. 200 m carry to upper sites. Composting toilet up trail above landing. Steel food bin near landing below trail, lower tent sites. Visitor log book. 2 picnic tables near platforms intended for sharing. Fire bucket at landing.

Other Comments:

Water at seasonal creek. Sunny beach, bluff, view. Keep to cleared trails on bluffs to prevent damage to mosses, vegetation. Squamish (Coast Salish) name txwnaḿ Chá7elkwnech. Aka Thornbrough Point. Site stewards: Sea Kayak Assn of BC.

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