Sek'wel'wás is a St’át’imc community
located along the pristine, clear waters of Cayoosh Creek. The community is
situated just minutes south of the
A five-minute drive down the hill from Lillooet is the St’át’imc community of Sek'wel’wás. Take a 45-minute interpretative walk of the Lower Seton Spawning Channel where Coho return every two years to spawn. Hear the stories of the people, the channel and learn about plants and herbs that have been used for thousands of years. If your timing is right you can watch sqlaw’7úl (beaver) at work.
With guidance from the local naturalist club, the Sek'wel’wás staff has worked to enhance bird habitat. The berms in the channel are excellent nesting areas for ducks and other bird species. Lillooet is also home for eight bat species of which five are endangered. Spot the three bat houses along the trail and, if you’re lucky, you might see an eagle or heron.