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“Roseanne is a walking encyclopaedia, but never overburdening. Her constant humour and warmth kept us amused and amazed."

Dean L., Tacoma , WA


























“Roseanne's enthusiastic love
of the outdoors
is contagious.”

Fran Wagner, co-author Okanagan Secrets and Surprises.




Vernon and Silver Star Nature Tours
Picnic Basket
All tours wind up with a little picnic of lemonade and cookies
in the quaint Victorian village plaza.

| Mountain Wildflower Tours | Bears & Berries |Summer Group Tours |
| Mountain Birding | Ghosts of Silver Star |

2 Unique Mountain Wildflower Tours
"The Grand Tour" and "The Short & Sweet Tour"

We will guide you on a breathtaking tour through the best wildflower meadows and berry patches, past an abandoned silver mine and to the most spectacular view points of the Okanagan Valley and Monashees. Starts with a scenic chairlift ride. Featuring the unique wildflowers, wildlife, geology, ecology and history of the mountain. We get to view Native Paintbrush and other wildflowers in full bloom at the Outdoor Discoveries nature tourlots of wildlife and mountain activities, chat about the mountain's nature & history and changing environment, enjoy the spectacular views and refreshing subalpine air.

A wonderful way to spend a summer afternoon!

"Chairlift up & Stroll Down"

  • Includes Guided Tour and Refreshments
  • Trail Pass / Chairlift ticket Extra
  • Please arrive at least a half hour before the Mountain Wildflower Tour to purchase your chairlift pass if you don't have a summer season's pass.
  • Silver Star Chairlift Pass Coupons or Specials can be used on this tour.

Sub-alpine Rhododendrons and other wildflowers in full bloom at the Outdoor Discoveries nature tour

Here's a short guided tour starting from the village along Silver Star's trails through open wildflower meadows and forested slopes to spectacular views of the Monashee Mountains. Hear stories about the mountain's wildlife, wildflowers, history and more!

  • Includes Guided Tour and Refreshments

Be sure to Bring a camera to capture the sights during our nature tour
Be sure to bring a camera!





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Tour Silver Star Mountain with Roseanne Van Ee and hear about black bears and their habitats

Bears & Berries Tour Hike along mountain trails.  Try some berries with Outdoor Discoveries nature tours

Discover amazing facts about Black Bears and their habitats on a fun and adventurous hike along mountain trails. Try some of their favorite foods!

All About Bears:

  • Includes Guided tour and Refreshments.



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Group nature tours by request at Silver Star Mountain near Vernon, BC

Summer Group Tours

By request group nature tours at Silver Star Mountain near Vernon, B.C. The  Mountain Wildflower, Bears & Berries,  Ghosts of Silver Star and Mountain Birding Tours are available for groups by request.  We can custom design tours to meet your groups interests and needs. 

We've got lots of experience in ESL, non-English and special needs tours.

Groups of families, friends, clubs or other organizations can book tours on request.

Bus tours are welcome with advance booking.

All group tours include lemonade & cookies.

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Mountain Birding Tours with naturalist Roseanne Van Ee of Outdoor Discoveries

Mountain Birding

We have a pre-breakfast birding tour that will put a song in your heart. We will share insights into the lives of sub-alpine birds: White-crowned Sparrows, Mountain Chickadees, Cross-bills, Whiskey-jacks, Stellar Jays, Ravens, and more!

1.5 hour walk on level paths.
Bring your binoculars.


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Ghosts of Silver Star

Fires, fist-fights, gold fever and ski frenzy shaped our colourful past. Hear the tales of days gone by on Silver Star in an intriguing and witty storytelling way

History Walk: Available on request
Walking tour without the chairlift on level trails.

1.5 hour walk on level paths.

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