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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Summer Hikes with the Elk River Alliance: Elk Lakes Provincial Park

Posted on August 18, 2016
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Categories: Outdoor Activities | Volunteers

Tags: Backcountry | Hiking |

Blog post adapted from Fernie Fix Magazine. Submitted by Lee-Anne Walker to FernieFix. My world turned upside down when my mother died. We had a special bond and the pain of her loss was... Read More

Hiking in Juan de Fuca Provincial Park

Posted on August 5, 2016
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Categories: Outdoor Activities

Tags: Backcountry | Hiking |

Guest blog post by Iain Robert Reid Photography The air is thick with salt, huge coniferous trees tower above, and coastal canyons wind their way down to the sea where thunderous waves crash on... Read More

Stop Doing It For The Gram.

Posted on July 22, 2016
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Categories: Outdoor Activities

Tags: Backcountry | Hiking | Recreation |

Guest blog post from Ally Pintucci from Chasing Sunrise For anyone that knows me, you read this title and probably think those words would never come out of my mouth. I'm an active photographer... Read More

Friends of West Kootenay Parks

Posted on July 8, 2016
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Categories: Volunteers

Tags: Volunteer Recognition

An enthusiastic group of volunteers from the Friends of West Kootenay Parks completed their trail clearing project last week in Valhalla Park. The 5 km section from Evans beach to Emerald Lake has... Read More

Tour Operators Booking Campsites in BC Parks

Posted on June 30, 2016
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Categories: Camping Reservation

Tags: Camping | Recreation |

There has been some recent media regarding the ability for commercial operators, specifically Recreational Vehicle (RV) rental companies, booking BC Parks camping sites on the Discover Camping... Read More

 

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