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Blackfoot Crossing Tipi Camping


Thursday, February 9th, 2012 — 9:48am PDT
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Within just a few days last autumn I spent the night at a ghost town hotel followed by a chilly overnight stay in a tipi at Blackfoot Crossing. The experiences were unforgettable and surreal all at once. I was on a media trip in the Alberta Badlands, a few hours outside of Calgary, with two […]

Fraser Valley Park Series: Golden Ears Provincial Park


Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 — 10:42am PDT
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When the temperatures hit record highs walking through cool forests and jumping into a glacier-fed lake sounds pretty tempting. Golden Ears Provincial Park is a great place to escape the city in summer or winter and as such, it’s my next Park Series feature. Photo credit: keepitsurreal on Flickr Metrics At 62,540 hectares it’s one […]

Fraser Valley Parks: Silver Lake in Hope


Thursday, July 8th, 2010 — 1:05pm PDT
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Celebrating Parks Month I have a few entries in my Park Series that have been contributed by readers. The first is from Michelle Kent. Silver Lake Provincial Park in Hope, BC View Larger Map Getting Here The park is 12 km southwest of Hope in Skagit Valley. From Highway 1 watch for Silver/Skagit Provincial Park. […]

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 DiscoverCamping.com […]

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 […]