Park & Bridge Creek is a leisure park and
trail destination located in the small community of 100 Mile House,
British Columbia, Canada. The wide open spaces, the Bridge Creek
Trail and the well maintained grass lawns provide an ideal setting
for summer activities.
park is a central gathering place for many activities and community
events. Many people arrive in the park daily to enjoy hiking,
biking, picnicking, tennis and birdwatching. Some people arrive
to just lounge around on the grass lawns, while some arrive with
a book and others arrive with the family in tow.
Bridge Creek flows through the park. The creek snakes through
the park, flows under a pink bridge and then continues down the
centre of the park parting the grass lawns. Throughout the park
lawns there are a few viewing benches overlooking the creek and
some picnic tables and picnic shelters scattered throughout the
park. On the back end of the park is a playground, washrooms,
and a tennis court.
The 500 metre Bridge Creek Waterfall hiking route is a well maintained
trail criss-crosses over two wooden bridges before reaching the
Bridge Creek Falls. From the waterfall the trail separates into
3 offshoot trails. One trail leads to a forested ridge with views,
another follows the power lines and another trail leads to Horse
Naturalists will enjoy exploring the park because of the vegetation
and wildlife viewing opportunities. Throughout the park and along
the trails are White Spruce, Cottonwood, Mountain Alder trees.
At the foot of the trees one can see Wintergreens, Calypso Orchids,
Reindeer Moss, Pixie Cups and Rocky Mountain Junipers.
Some of the wildlife in the park includes Golden Crowned Kinglets,
ducks, Tree Toads, grouse, Winter Wrens, Black Capped Chickadees
and Mule Deers.
to Get to Centennial Park: When in the
community of 100 Mile House travel along Cedar Avenue to the park
entrance sign near Dogwood Crescent.
Contact information for
the local 100 Mile House community accommodations, tours,
guides, activities, campgrounds, golf courses, attractions,
realtors, etc. are posted under the community links listed
to your right. >>>