Archive for the category "camping"

Price of Camping in BC: Guest Post

Friday, June 25th, 2010 — 2:09pm PDT
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The following has been written and contributed by Duane Storey I was just up at Cultus Lake, a provincial park near Chilliwack, British Columbia, booking a campground for this coming weekend. Prices last year at this location were $24/night, and didn’t include any wood or extra perks that used to be included back in the […]

BC Camping Season Kicks off Today

Thursday, April 1st, 2010 — 11:45am PDT
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A spring and summer highlight for many, great getaways at 78 BC Provincial Park campsites are now available to book. Today the reservation system begins taking your requests for the upcoming season which will open up for the May long weekend. How to reserve your campsite Book your site through the reservation system at […]

Fraser Valley Parks: Chilliwack Lake

Saturday, March 20th, 2010 — 2:50pm PDT
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Although Chilliwack Lake is in the “604” area code, it isn’t in Metro Vancouver. As such, it is the first entry for my Fraser Valley parks profile series. View Larger Map Metrics: Park size is a whopping 9,258 hectares with 146 campsites and 40kms of trails including a leg of the Trans Canada Trail. Photo […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Derby Reach

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009 — 8:04am PDT
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We’d head out to Derby Reach as a family on a Sunday afternoons cruising past farms on back country roads, in those years before Walnut Grove had a space station movie theatre. Photo credit: sashafatcat on Flickr Derby Reach is tucked away along the Fraser River between Walnut Grove (Langley) and Fort Langley, which makes […]

Storeybook Camping Trip

Sunday, June 10th, 2007 — 5:21pm PDT
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Duane and John picked me up from work on Friday afternoon then we all headed East on HWY 1 and didn’t stop until we saw Cottonwood Mall. No, we weren’t camping out in the Wal-Mart parking lot, we just needed to get some provisions. We bought two sleeping bags, tarps, rope, a tent, chairs and […]