On your journey from Nicholson to Golden you will be paddling gracefully down the Columbia River through one of the largest intact stretches of wetlands in North America. The area is home to many species of birds, fish and mammals and it features unique vegetation as well as exceptional views of the Purcell and Rocky mountains.
Be aware that your presence in this sensitive wildlife habitat is potentially disturbing to the birds and other wildlife encountered en route. Please minimize this disturbance by using common sense. Travel quietly and do not approach wildlife. Keep your distance when viewing or taking photographs.