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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Bike trails a big hit in BC Parks

Posted on July 26, 2018
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Categories: BC Parks News | Outdoor Activities

Six years ago, Kirby Villeneuve was invited to experience the excitement brewing at BC Parks’ first bike park at the Alice Lake Provincial Park campground. Located near the playground, the... Read More

Join us for Parks Day 2018!

Posted on July 17, 2018

Categories: BC Parks News | Community Event | Featured

Tags: Community Event

Have you heard of Parks Day? This annual event is celebrated on the third Saturday of July in every province and territory across Canada. Thousands of people come together to participate in fun,... Read More

A Summer Road Trip to BC’s Sunshine Coast

Posted on July 5, 2018

Categories: Featured

Guest post by Mary-Ann Bell / The Camping & RV Coalition  Camping season is upon us! Temperatures are heating up and the kids are almost out of school, which is a perfect combination for... Read More

Get Ready to Play at Purden Lake Provincial Park

Posted on June 20, 2018

Categories: BC Parks News | Community Event | Our People

On June 16,  BC Parks unveiled the first playground with universally accessible features in Northern B.C. at Purden Lake Provincial Park. To celebrate, kids and adults were invited to come explore,... Read More

Happy Birthday, Swan Lake Provincial Park!

Posted on June 18, 2018

Categories: BC Parks News | Community Event | Featured

BC Parks has a long and storied history: the first provincial park (Strathcona) was officially designated a park in 1911, and since then this number has grown to over 1,000 parks and protected... Read More


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