Tag Archives: Puntledge Recreation Area

Trilliums

I spotted these Trilliums to the side of the River Trail in the Puntledge Recreation Area. I selected these shots as they show the beauty of the flowers, as well as what we often view as imperfections. Not everything in … Continue reading

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Nymph Falls

Nymph Falls were the result of an early-1950s creation of a fish ladder on the Puntledge River, completed by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and BC Hydro.

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A hot day at Stotan Falls

I’ve always had a healthy respect for the Puntledge River, which translates in staying out of it as the water in much of the river capable of sweeping you away, but on this hot summer day with low water flows, … Continue reading

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Puntledge Recreation Area – Hoar Frost

Hoar frost – a winters day in the Puntledge Recreation Area [fbalbum url=”https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.285316271592091.1073742085.123247217798998&type=3″ size=”187″]

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Puntledge Recreation Area – Winter maple leaves

Maple leaves coated with a touch of hoar frost along Bears Bait Trail in the Puntledge Recreation Area

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Puntledge Recreation Area – Supply Creek

Supply Creek crossing the Bear Bait trail in the Puntledge Recreation Area And a little section of the trail that was almost completely washed out…

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Upper Puntledge Hatchery

At one time there were two salmon hatcheries on the Puntledge River – the Upper Puntledge Hatchery, and the Lower Puntledge Hatchery. The upper hatchery was closed, and now the property is fenced off and only used by BC Hydro … Continue reading

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Fungi of the day

A few fungi that I saw while hiking in the Puntledge Recreation Area

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Island Signs – Puntledge warning

Warning signs and sirens – a bit of a reminder that the water level of the Puntledge River can change rapidly when the flow of water out of Comox Lake is increased by BC Hydro.

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Island Signs

Island Signs – this one once carried some important information or a trail map in the Puntledge Recreation Area.

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