At the dramatic confluence of the Thompson River
and Fraser River
, Lytton is the most southerly town in the Gold Country area of High Country
. Known as "The Rafting Capital of Canada", Lytton is surrounded by high rock walls and steep forested hillsides. Visitors can enjoy a guided raft excursion, or see the "Lytton Jellyroll" monument, a natural formation that dates back to the Ice Ages. The Remembrance Day Pow Wow, a festival of dance and music to recognize native Canadians who fought for their country, is held in November.