Lillooet to Stein River Sponsored Rafting Trip Details
Lillooet to Stein River 1-day raft trip
Wednesday, August 7th – Approx. 5.25 hours.
This trip begins below Xwisten (Bridge River) Fishing Grounds, the past and current fishing area of the St’at’imc People. The traditional wind-dried method of preserving salmon is still used by the St’at’imc People today.
Remnants of the gold rush are evident, a brief stop at the largest placer mining site shows the stacked rock walls from the Chinese miners of 1860’s rush. The river enters into Nlaka’pamux traditional territory and ends at the clear waters of the Stein River, the only completely protected watershed on the Fraser River.
What to expect: The trip is a power rafting trip, the rafts are large, stable and comfortable. The rapids splash, so you may get wet. The trip is suitable for ages 8 to 80 but it can be a long day for some.
What to Bring: Lifejackets and lunch are provided. Wear shorts or pants, a t-shirt and a pair of shoes that can get wet. Avoid heavy cotton if possible, and wear lightweight, quick drying clothing instead. For footwear, old running shoes or sport sandals work well, please avoid flip flops or sandals without a heel strap. Bring a small backpack with a warm layer of clothes, drinking bottle, sunscreen and a brimmed hat. In addition, you should bring a change of clothes that you keep in your vehicle for after the trip.
Logistics: Meet your rafting group at 9:00am on Wednesday, August 7th, at the Cayoosh Creek Campground at 100 Cayoosh Park Rd, Lillooet. After check-in and a welcome circle, you will receive instructions and board the raft for an enjoyable day of rafting. You land at the Stein River and will be shuttled back to Lillooet.
Sponsor a raft: If your business, organization or group of friends is interested in sponsoring a raft, please read our sponsorship document for more details, and then: