Talking Trees – The Story of the Capilano River
Tour Description: On Talking Trees we share in great detail how our people utlise
the land for food, medicine and technology. At the Capilano River Hatchery we tell
the rich stories on how the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) people have and continue to live life
on the Xwemélch’stn (Capilano River) and how the Pacific Salmon has sustained us for countless
We are happy you are joining us.
Your activity: Talking Trees
Type of Program: Indigenous Walking Tour – Custom Group
Here are your itinerary details:
Date of Tour:
Start Time: End Time:
Duration: 90 minutes 1.5 hrs
Location: Capilano River Hatchery
Guide: Talaysay Cultural Ambassador - Guide
Includes: traditional indigenous tea: Talaysay Hush – blackberry leaf,
blueberry leaf, nootka rose hip, licorice fern root and mint.
Group Coordinator Info:
Number of Guests with this Booking:
Payment Details: Payments are required in advance and made online via our booking system. There is a link below.
Meeting Location Address: Capilano River Hatchery
4500 Capilano Park Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7R 4L3
What to expect: This route has uneven ground and narrowing of trail in some locations
With some slopes. The forest canopy provides shading.
What to bring: Dress for the weather. Good walking shoes with traction is essential.
Layered clothing and rain resistant clothing if weather is cooler, hats, toques and
or an umbrella. A cap and sunscreen if it is sunny. A water bottle.
We ask our guests to provide yourself enough time to park and locate your guide. We recommend arriving 15 minutes prior to the tour as all of our scheduled tours start promptly.
Talaysay Policies: All tours start on time. If guests are late we will start when you
arrive and honour the original time agreed upon. If you miss the tour there are no reimbursements.
If there is any additional requirement you feel you may need for you and your
group please do not hesitate to contact us directly.
Wishing you a good day,