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Jul 26

Vacation ready Provincial Parks

2021-07-26T13:53:02-07:00July 26th, 2021|

Premier Lake Distance from Kimberley: 51 km, 45 Min Campsites: 57 Rustic Campground nestled in the West slopes of the Rocky Mountains, Premier Lake features a boat launch, playground and picnic area in addition to the campground. Premier Lake is a wonderful fishing lake, and the park also features four other smaller hike in lakes that are great for fishing, swimming and wildlife viewing. Wasa Lake:  Distance from Kimberley: 32km, 25 Min Campsites: 104 [...]

Jul 20

How to have a blast Rafting: Beginners Guide

2021-07-20T11:16:02-07:00July 20th, 2021|

Step 1 : You’re already ahead of the game by choosing the best rafting company EVER! We aim to please, but we play safe and LOVE having you in our boats Step 2: Get ready to get wet! It’s okay if you’re a bit nervous as it’s part of the excitement. But have no fear as we’ll keep you safe as can be. Step 3: Part of the [...]

Jul 13

Family Friendly Hikes

2021-07-13T10:20:07-07:00July 13th, 2021|

Marysville Falls* 15 min from the trailhead Park at the Marysville Eco park. Cross the highway to the wooden bridge and walk along the mostly boardwalk trail that follows Mark Creek. You will be rewarded with a gorgeous waterfall that you won’t believe is so close to town! Cherry Creek Falls * 15 min from the trailhead Park at the Cherry Creek Regional Park in Meadowbrook. Follow the loop trail to the right. You [...]

Jul 3

Ever Changing Rivers

2021-07-03T11:11:29-07:00July 3rd, 2021|

Water Morphology Rivers are incredible parts of our world. Countless fish, birds and other wildlife live around rivers and depend on them as well as the vegetation along the shoreline. Rivers connect different ecosystems. They affect wildlife and landscape farther than you may think from a river's edge. The amazing adventures and businesses surrounding rivers is part of the reason we love them. Adventures such rafting, kayaking, fishing, and swimming, just to name a few. Wild rivers are also a [...]

Jun 27

River Safety

2021-07-20T11:07:38-07:00June 27th, 2021|

Tips for being safe on the river: If you have ever been out on the river, you know the water is a force not worth fighting. Knowing water features, safety procedures and how to handle certain situations means you can have a blast out there while knowing what to do if something goes wrong. Be prepared! Know what you are dealing with and what your limits are. What class rapids will you be going through? What hazards do you [...]

Jun 24

Short Waterfall Walks to Beat the Heat

2021-06-24T10:24:43-07:00June 24th, 2021|

It HOT. Like fry an egg on the pavement hot. Sitting inside in the AC all day is so boring though. One of the best outdoor activities (other than paddling and rafting obviously) during a heat wave is waterfall hiking. Waterfalls are typically located in cooler, treed canyons and the reward of the cool spray when you get there is always so refreshing. Here is the best short, shady waterfall hikes around to get outside and beat the heat! [...]

Jun 18


2021-06-18T13:23:55-07:00June 18th, 2021|

We don't always realize how much lingo a sport has until we are on the outside of it. While we can be totally in tune with all the slang associated with a sport we play, we are out of the loop when it comes to something new. White water is no exception, you could write a dictionary of all the different river and paddling terms.  We have compiled a short guide of white water terms, so that you can [...]

Jun 14

Top Paddling Adventures Near Kimberley

2021-06-14T13:59:30-07:00June 14th, 2021|

With so many gorgeous lakes in the Kootenays, its hard to choose where to paddle! Here are just a few of our local favourites... St Marys Lake Located 25 min away from the raft shop on the St Marys Lake Road. St Marys Lake is a scenic place to swim, paddle or have a picnic. There is a rocky beach and tons of shoreline to explore. With many hikes and a climbing crag nearby, its also the perfect location [...]

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