|Southeast BC Nature Viewing Region|
|West Kootenay Area|
|Grohman Narrows Provincial Park, Nelson|
|Grohman Narrows Provincial Park: photo by Bill Kinkaid||Grohman Narrows Provincial Park: photo by Bill Kinkaid|
|A small mostly wooded park between Highway 3A and the Kootenay River.|
|Geographical Description||Kootenay River lowlands|
|Area/ Trail Length||Park area 10 hectares|
|Seasons to Visit||Year-round; birding best in spring through early autumn.|
|Habitat||Marsh, riparian, interior Douglas-fir, vine maple, mixed forest.|
|Viewing Highlights||Waterfowl, marsh and forest birds.|
Forest and marsh plants.
Two short trails: moderately steep west trail leads to viewpoint above Kootenay River; easier east trail loops through woods and past marsh.
|Main Access||On north side of Highway 3A, 6.1 km west of the junction with Highway 6 on the west edge of Nelson.|
|Cautions||The road continuing from the parking lot to the sewage treatment plant is off limits to the public.|
Mobile phone service is not reliable in this area.
Poison ivy is present here.
Stay off the railway tracks and use caution on banks of the river.
|Regulations||No camping or fires. Dogs must be on leash.|
|Facilities||Picnic tables and port-a-potty at parking lot. All services in Nelson.|
|Other Recreational Activities|
|FMI||RAP Park Contracting firstname.lastname@example.org |
250-825-4212 or 250-352-0015
|BC Parks iNaturalist Project|
|West Kootenay Eco Society|
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