Bears

Over 100 Grizzly bears call the Chilko valley home during the fall Sockeye salmon run. Chilko Lake grizzly bears (Ursus arctos ssp.) are a large subspecies of the North American Brown Bear. Adult female grizzlies weigh around 130–180 kg (290–400 lb), and adult males about 180–360 kg (400–790 lb), with an average length of 198 cm (6.50 ft)!
Come September through October and enjoy some of the best bear viewing in North America as you watch the bears feed on Sockeye salmon in the pristine rivers and blue waters of Chilko Lake.

See more amazing photos of Chilko Lake Grizzly Bears here and here and here!

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