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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Afloat with the Shuswap TrailRider Adaptive Adventure Society

Posted on September 24, 2019
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Categories: Community Engagement | Volunteer

Tags: Accessibility | Family | Recreation | Volunteers |

For many British Columbians, getting out into nature is as simple as strolling around a local park, driving a short distance out of town for a day hike, or planning a weekend of camping with friends....

Carrying Capacity and BC Parks

Posted on September 19, 2019

Categories: Responsible Recreation

Tags: Recreation | Wildlife |

Did you know that over 14 % of land in B.C. is a park or protected area? That’s a lot of space! Approximately 14 million hectares of land are protected areas within BC Parks’ network, and...

A First Time Campout to Remember 

Posted on September 13, 2019

Categories: Community Engagement | Community Event

Tags: Accessibility | BC Parks | Camping | Community Event | Family |

Do you remember the first camping experience you ever had? The excitement and nervousness you felt falling asleep in a tent, wrapped up warm in your sleeping bag, with light from your lantern...

BC Parks Keeping Close Eye on Mountain Goats in Cathedral Park

Posted on September 4, 2019

Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Conservation

Tags: Conservation

These days sports reporting is full of stories about one GOAT or another, as in the “Greatest of All Time.” This is a story about actual goats. More than half of the world’s mountain goats...

Know Before You Go: The Toilet Edition

Posted on August 23, 2019

Categories: Responsible Recreation

Exploring a park can be a unique experience for every visitor, but there’s one facility common to any outdoor trip: the outhouse. You may think you’re familiar with these amenities, but there’s...


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