Fall Salmon Run
Every fall from September to October millions of Sockeye Salmon make their final journey upstream to the Adams River to lay their eggs, just 40 minutes east of Kamloops. Spectators can marvel at the natural wonder, thanks to viewing platforms on-site at the Tsútswecw Provincial Park (Roderick Haig-Brown).
As many events have been canceled or postponed, please check with the event organizers directly prior to attending.
Plan Your Trip this Fall
Guests are welcome to visit Tsútswecw Provincial Park during the month of October to witness the spawning salmon in the Adams River. There are many trails to explore in the park, so be sure to spread out and social distance from others, bring your mask and hand sanitizer.
Salmon Run: 4,000 km to Home
Each year, the Sockeye Salmon, found only in the Northern Pacific Ocean, make their way back to their birthplace to spawn. The journey from birth to the ocean and back is a round trip of over 4,000 kilometres.
Salute to the Sockeye Festival - 2022
Every fourth year is a “dominant” salmon run, with millions of fish to be seen. The Adams River Salmon Society coordinates the celebration known as the “Salute to the Sockeye” during the dominant years. The next dominant year is 2022, stay tuned for updates.