Bowron River


The Bowron River is a left tributary of the Fraser River in the Canadian province of British Columbia.

The Baron River rises in the center of the Bowron Lake Provincial Park on the northeast flank of Mount Foreman west of the Isaac Lake. It flows initially in a westerly direction and flows through the Bowron Lake to the north. Then he sets his course in a northwesterly direction continuing through the Interior Plateau. It flows west past the Purden Lake, opens its outflow into him. There, the Yellowhead Highway (British Columbia Highway 16 ) crosses the river. Shortly thereafter, the Bowron River turns to the northeast and ends after 200 km, compared with McGregor in the Fraser River. The river drains an area of ​​about 3550 km ². The average discharge below the box canyon is 65 m³ / s