Hiking

Day-use passes for specific trails within Stawamus Chief and Garibaldi parks along the Sea-to-Sky corridor will be among the measures to address the surge in visitors while protecting the environment. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Day-use pass initiative for 5 busy BC parks to address safety, protect environment

The second phase of its free day-use pass pilot program rolls out June 22 in five provincial parks

 

The Vancouver-based SAR team successfully rescued two lost snowshoers off of the west side of Tim Jones Peak in the early morning of Monday, Jan. 19. (North Shore Rescue photo)

B.C.’s busiest SAR team raises alarm after 2021 begins with fatality, multiple rescues

‘People beyond ski resort areas of Seymour, Grouse, and Cypress go without cell reception,’ SAR warns

 

Fossil finds at Mt. Stephen. (Photo: Sarah Fuller/Parks Canada)

Extreme hiking, time travel and science converge in the Burgess Shale

Climb high in the alpine and trace your family tree back millions of years – to our ocean ancestors

  • Nov 30, 2020

 

A new cleared section of the trail. Photo: North Slocan Trail Society Facebook photo

Significant improvements made to Slocan Lake’s Sharp Creek Trail

Crews have rerouted the trail around rockslide and have improved access to a nearby waterfall

A new cleared section of the trail. Photo: North Slocan Trail Society Facebook photo
Explore one of BC’s best-known regions along the Sea-to-Sky Highway.

3 New Ways to Explore Vancouver and the Sea-to-Sky

See familiar places with fresh eyes

  • Jul 13, 2020
Explore one of BC’s best-known regions along the Sea-to-Sky Highway.
Rediscover Coastal Culture and Wild Landscapes on BC’s West Coast

Rediscover Coastal Culture and Wild Landscapes on BC’s West Coast

BC’s West Coast is known the world over for its colourful patchwork…

  • Jul 13, 2020
Rediscover Coastal Culture and Wild Landscapes on BC’s West Coast
Experience BC’s Northern Wild, Nature on a Whole New Scale

Experience BC’s Northern Wild, Nature on a Whole New Scale

If you’re looking for perspective, connection with nature, and space to roam,…

  • Jul 6, 2020
Experience BC’s Northern Wild, Nature on a Whole New Scale
Rivers, Ranches and Ranges: From Historic Sites to Wilderness Adventure

Rivers, Ranches and Ranges: From Historic Sites to Wilderness Adventure

Experience some of BC’s history this summer

  • Jul 6, 2020
Rivers, Ranches and Ranges: From Historic Sites to Wilderness Adventure
Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park is one of seven UNESCO-designated parks in the Kootenay region. Kari Medig photo.

Exploring Mountain Peaks and Towns in Southeastern BC

Plan your visit to BC’s mountain towns

  • Jun 29, 2020
Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park is one of seven UNESCO-designated parks in the Kootenay region. Kari Medig photo.
British Columbia is blessed with settings that are as fruitful as they are beautiful. Andrew Strain photo.

From Valleys to Vineyards: British Columbia’s Bountiful Playground

Rediscover your next great BC adventure

  • Jun 29, 2020
British Columbia is blessed with settings that are as fruitful as they are beautiful. Andrew Strain photo.
Cyclists, hikers asked to avoid new section of Columbia and Western Trail due to grizzly bear activity
Cyclists, hikers asked to avoid new section of Columbia and Western Trail due to grizzly bear activity
Discover Castlegar

Discover Castlegar

Recreational opportunities offer year-round adventure

  • Apr 27, 2020
Discover Castlegar
The Ladner Creek Trestle in 2018, after a fire began below the bridge. A hiker is now warning fellow outdoor enthusiasts after an encounter with a man displaying erratic behaviour at the bridge. Facebook photo

Hiker warns of man, naked and acting erratically, at rail bridge near Hope

A hike April 8 ended with family scrambling down a hill and running for their vehicles

The Ladner Creek Trestle in 2018, after a fire began below the bridge. A hiker is now warning fellow outdoor enthusiasts after an encounter with a man displaying erratic behaviour at the bridge. Facebook photo