COVID-19: Overnight recreational camping for British Columbian’s will resume in June 2020 and reservations are strongly recommended. For up-to-date travel advisories visit Destination BC.

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  • Discovering Camping in BC in the Fall Season

    It’s time to bring out the sweaters and store the flip flops! The fall season is a perfect time to avoid the crowds and explore BC while camping. In the shoulder season, Provincial Parks and private campgrounds usually have space available, allowing you to be spontaneous in where you camp. Continue Reading

  • 5 Fun Family Adventures Near Wasa Lake in the East Kootenays, BC
    Gold Panning at Fort Steele

    Gold Panning at Fort Steele

    Wasa lake is the warmest lake in the Kootenays and is a popular summer camping destination. This Provincial campground has 103 sites (65 of them are reservable), an amphitheatre for parks talks, nature trail, kids (or adventurous adults) bike park, as well as washrooms with flush toilets and showers. Wasa Lake itself is a short walk or bike ride through the campground and has sandy beaches, a playground, boat launch and grassy picnic areas. Continue Reading

  • Exploring Radium Hot Springs, BC

    Radium Hot Springs Kootenay National Park

    Radium Hot Springs is an ideal stopover while traveling through the Kootenays, or as a holiday destination, as there is something to do for everyone. Continue Reading

  • Bowron Lakes, BC: Not Just a Place to Portage!

    Relaxing on Bowron Lake

    With its pristine views and rugged adventures, you would think that the Bowron Lakes only attracts highly skilled hikers and paddlers. We found this was not the case! Yes we love hiking, camping and paddling but we had no intention of strapping on a backpack or carrying our canoe. We heard what a beautiful area it was, so we set out to explore it. Continue Reading

  • Powell River, British Columbia, Insulated by Nature
    Inland Lake Provincial Park

    Inland Lake Provincial Park

    Powell River, situated on the side of a mountain is wrapped in forest, insulated by nature. With hundreds of lakes behind it and the ocean at its feet, locals have the best of both worlds. Continue Reading

  • Coast Along British Columbia’s Famed Fishing Highway 24 in the Cariboo
    Sheridan Lake by Fishing Hwy 24 Tourist Association

    Sheridan Lake by Fishing Hwy 24 Tourist Association

    While travelling east-west between the Southern Cariboo’s 100 Mile House (above the Fraser Plateau) and the town of Little Fort in BC’s Thompson River Valley, you’ll find the historic Highway 24 – also known as BC’s Fishing Highway. Continue Reading

  • Plan a Memorable Vacation in BC’s Stunning Telegraph Cove and the Broughton Archipelago
    Swimming in the Burdwood Group Islands | Kim Campbell-Walker

    Swimming in the Burdwood Group Islands | Kim Campbell-Walker

    Broughton Archipelago Provincial Park, sandwiched between Northern Vancouver Island and mainland British Columbia, is certainly in contention for one of the most beautiful parts of the province. With towering cliffs, midden beaches, rocky islets, and protected passageways through lushly forested islands, the Broughton Archipelago makes up the largest marine park in British Columbia. Continue Reading

  • 5 Unique Locations to Explore in Nanaimo, BC
    Morden Colliery, Nanaimo

    Morden Colliery, Nanaimo | Kim Parcher

    Many people pass through Nanaimo while on route to various other Vancouver Island destinations. In doing so, some of the most fascinating locations are missed. Here are five great reasons to make Nanaimo one of the top places to explore. Continue Reading

  • Hip and Happening in the South Cariboo, BC – 10 Reasons to Visit Today
    Pie & Icecream, Canim Lake General Store. Photo: Canim Lake General Store Facebook Page

    Pie & Icecream, Canim Lake General Store. Photo: Canim Lake General Store Facebook Page

    The South Cariboo area of British Columbia is known as a land of big adventures, outdoor recreation and cowboys. And with the proliferation of world-class guest ranches dotted across its wide-open landscape, it definitely comes by its reputation naturally. But many don’t realize that the South Cariboo is also a land of rich history, talented artisans, and culinary enthusiasts. Continue Reading

  • Sooke to Port Renfrew: A Day Tour to Experience the Rugged Pacific Coast on Vancouver Island, BC

    Along the route are sandy beaches, panoramic mountain and ocean views, sea lion caves, tidal pools, surfing, hiking trails and a variety of places to dine. Continue Reading

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