Bonaparte Plateau

BONAPARTE PLATEAU is a 1,000 sq km area of rolling subalpine FOREST northwest of KAMLOOPS between the N THOMPSON R and FRASER R. It is part of the traditional territory of the SECWEPEMC (Shuswap) people but was largely isolated from outside contact until post-WWII, when sport fishers, hunters and loggers began arriving in greater numbers. The plateau is known for its many productive FISHING lakes, the largest being Bonaparte Lk. Hwy 24 across the north of the plateau is sometimes called the...

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