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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Visit Elk Lakes Provincial Park in the Canadian Rocky Mountains

Posted on September 28, 2017

Categories: Outdoor Activities

Tags: Backcountry | Recreation |

Blog and photos by: Iain Robert Reid Elk Lakes isn’t one of those parks that first comes to mind when one mentions Canada’s Rocky Mountains, however, there is no reason for its under... Read More

Campground Vacancy: September 22-24

Posted on September 19, 2017
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Categories: Camping Reservation

Tags: Camping

We’re back with another weekend vacancy report. With only two weekends remaining in September – and the chance to reserve in advance – take advantage by booking one of these available spots for... Read More

Campground Vacancy: September 14-16

Posted on September 12, 2017
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Categories: Camping Reservation

Tags: Camping

Summer may be coming to an end, but camping doesn't have to be! Take advantage of cooler temperatures, fall colours and fewer crowds this weekend. To help you get started, we compiled a list of... Read More

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup in BC Parks: 2017

Posted on August 22, 2017

Categories: Community Event | Conservation | Volunteers

Tags: Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

BC Parks is excited to be partnering once again with the Vancouver Aquarium as a conservation supporter of the WWF's Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup! Since 1994, over 700,000 participants from coast... Read More

Introducing the 2016 BC Parks Volunteer Award Winners!

Posted on August 18, 2017
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Categories: BC Parks News | Volunteers

Every year BC Parks selects recipients for annual achievement awards, recognizing people and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to our provincial parks and protected areas.... Read More


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