2017/18 Edson and Area Visitors Guide 2017 Visitor Guide electronic - Page 49

Obed Lake Provincial Park Obed Lake Provincial Park encompasses 3 small lakes and the upland areas around them. The area contains a diverse mix of wetland and well drained upland communities including black spruce, tamarack, ferns, mixed wood forests, and closed conifer forests of lodgepole pine and black spruce. The area is important for wildlife as well, especially for elk and as an over wintering area for moose. 55 km W of Edson on Highway 16 Range Road 222A To Edson Geocaching Along the Yellowhead Geocaching is a real-world outdoor treasure hunting game. Individuals try to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, using GPS-enabled devices. Geocaches can be found all over the world and their locations can be quite diverse. There are a lot geocaches in the Edson area and along the Yell owhead corridor — many that can be found quickly from the highway. To find caches in Edson and along Highway 16, visit www.geocaching.com. Photo by Mike Dykstra (www.edsonphotographyclub.com) www.gallowaystationmuseum.com 47