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Labrador Tea
Forgot the tea bags and dying for a cuppa? Look around the camp. Chances are your drippy socks are draped over a Labrador tea bush. Steep the leaves, but not the socks, in boiled water for a tea that was enjoyed by more North American Indians than any other kind. Don't actually boil the leaves however as boiling releases a chemical called ledol which has a number of unpleasant side effects. Pregnant women should avoid Labrador tea altogether. As a mild narcotic, Labrador tea was also an essential ingredient in kinnikinnik, a tobacco-less smoking mixture used by native groups throughout much of North America.
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Buntzen Lake Trail E-mail
(10 - user rating)
Written by Brian Grover   
Access: Click for details on Getting to Buntzen Lake.
Level: Moderate
Distance: 8 km
Time: 4 hr
Elevation Change: 100 m
Season: Year Round
Map: 92 G/7
Multiple-Use: Closed to Mountain Bikes and Horses

Buntzen Lake Trail: This well-traveled trail winds around the lakeshore offering many access points for fishermen. Though somewhat long, Buntzen Lake Trail is relatively flat and well-maintained, making it ideal for a family outing. The slough at the south end of the lake is a great location for bird watching.
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