Adams River Salmon Run, Kamloops, British Columbia
2016 Salmon Run In Kamloops, BC
"Millions of sockeye make their way back to the gravel beds of the Adams River, the place of their birth, to spawn and die." - Adams River Salmon Society
Click HERE to read facts about the Salmon Run.
2016 Adams River Sockeye Salmon Run, British Columbia
|2016 is a post-subdominant year and you may see 100,000+ sockeye return to spawn in October. The sockeye salmon do not spawn in the Adam's River until the first 3 weeks of October. Being a smaller run, the Thanksgiving weekend is usually the best time to see them. .|
When you are planning your trip to see the Adams River Sockeye Salmon spawn remember:
Dominant years (2014, 2018) you can see millions of sockeye return to spawn in October.
Sub-dominant years (2015, 2019) you can see 100,000+ sockeye return to spawn in October.
Post-subdominant years (2016, 2020) you can see 100′s of sockeye return to spawn in October (smallest returns).
Pre-dominant years (2017, 2021) you can see 10,000+ sockeye return to spawn in October.
Head on out and enjoy a day with the family at Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park.
The Adams River Salmon Society can be found in the log cabin in the main parking lot at Roderick Haig-Brown Park Friday through Tuesday during the month of September and October 2016.
Salute to the Sockeye Festival
|Join the Adams River Salmon Society for their Salute to the Sockeye Festival (dates TBD) (Daily 8am-4pm; gates close at 5pm) at the Interpretive Cabin in Roderick Haig-Brown Park. The Adam’s River Salmon Society is hosting the event to welcome visitors to the park and share information about the spawning salmon. Local tourism organizations will provide information concerning additional attractions in the area. Refreshments and food vendors will be available along with unique souvenir items. All visitors to the site will be required to pay an event fee, which is used to cover the costs of operating the event, as well as support the Legacy Fund which provides funding to community groups in the Shuswap for stewardship activities and to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for the visitors and the spawning salmon. For fees and more information, click here.|
Make Kamloops a Part of your Travel Plans this Fall!
Check out this blog for some first hand experiences at the Adams River Sockeye Salmon Run! Watching the Salmon Run of the Century
2016 Adams River Sockeye Salmon Run in Kamloops - Sample Itineraries
Make Kamloops your home base while exploring the Sockeye Salmon Run. Check out some sample itineraries to help you plan your weekend getaway!
Contact The Adams River Salmon Society
Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park
~15 Minutes West of Chase, BC
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