Brackendale Eagles Provincial Park Tours
Squamish is called the eagle capital of the world and it is here, at Brackendale Eagles Provincial Park (sometimes known as the Brackendale Eagle Reserve), where the largest congregation of wintering bald eagles in North America can be found. Accordingly, the best time to visit the reserve is from late November to late January. During those winter months the eagles get attracted to the area due to the spawning salmons in the river and gather in huge numbers to feast on the fish carcasses. In fact, the park holds a world record from 1994, when 3,769 bald eagles were counted in a single day – that’s more eagles than there are residents of Brackendale.
Address: Squamish-Lillooet D, BC, Canada
3 Tours and Activities to Experience Brackendale Eagles Provincial Park
Travelers that want to explore Whistler on a day trip from Vancouver typically need to rent a car and drive, which means focusing on the road rather than the landscape. You can sit back, relax, and enjoy the views on this sightseeing tour to Whistler, complete with a guide to whisk you there. Along the way you can see Downtown Vancouver and Stanley Park, enjoy views of Howe Sound, and take a few hours to explore Whistler independently.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Have your camera ready to capture photos of bald eagles in Brackendale during this full-day journey to Whistler, via downtown Vancouver. Along the way, stop at Stanley Park and Horseshoe Bay, a quaint village at the entrance to Howe Sound. Your guide follows a scenic route along the Sea to Sky Highway to Shannon Falls, where you'll take a short hike, with time to explore the ski resort year-round.
Whistler is just two hours north of Vancouver. At Whistler, you’ll find a vibrant Village at the base, stellar skiing snowboarding, four championship golf courses, fantastic shopping, restaurants and bars, hiking trails, spas, accommodations for every budget and possibly the best mountain bike park in the world. It has been repeatedly rated the #1 overall best ski resort in North America and has 3 million visitors annually. In 2010, it was the Host Mountain Resort for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Frequently Asked Questions
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What's the best way to experience Brackendale Eagles Provincial Park?
The best ways to experience Brackendale Eagles Provincial Park are:
- Whistler Sightseeing Tour from Vancouver: See Horseshoe Bay and Shannon Falls
- Guided Sightseeing Tour in Vancouver, Shannon Falls and Whistler
- Private Whistler Full-Day Tour from Vancouver
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