Adams River


ADAMS RIVER, northeast of KAMLOOPS, is divided into 2 units by ADAMS LK (145 sq km). The lower section (11 km) connects the lake to the west end of SHUSWAP LK. It is famous as the site of one of the largest sockeye SALMON runs on the continent. Every 4 years close to 2 million fish return to the river to spawn and die, attracting visitors from around the world. The turbulent river, which flows through Roderick HAIG-BROWN Provincial Park (9.88 sq km), is also popular with whitewater enthusiasts....

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