Caren Range

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Caren Range
Area169 km2 (65 sq mi)
State/ProvinceBritish Columbia
Range coordinates49°38′N 123°54′W / 49.633°N 123.900°W / 49.633; -123.900Coordinates: 49°38′N 123°54′W / 49.633°N 123.900°W / 49.633; -123.900
Parent rangePacific Ranges

The Caren Range is a low and mostly tree-covered mountain range in the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. It lies along the eastern shore of the Sechelt Peninsula, southeast of Sakinaw Lake,[1] about 74 km northwest of Vancouver. It has an area of 169 km2 and contains Spipiyus Provincial Park.[2] The name of the range is a long standing misinterpretation of Carew. It was named for Benjamin Hallowell Carew. The range is noted for its ancient trees.[3]:38


  1. ^ BCGNIS entry "Caren Range"[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Caren Range in the Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia
  3. ^ Akrigg, G.P.V.; Akrigg, Helen B. (1986), British Columbia Place Names (3rd, 1997 ed.), Vancouver: UBC Press, ISBN 0-7748-0636-2