Vacation ready Provincial Parks

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 A Family vacation favourite since the 1950’s, Wasa Lake is [...]


How to have a blast Rafting: Beginners Guide

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 safety is in the equipment. So wear the proper equipment [...]


Family Friendly Hikes

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 will be on a wide trail leading on a very [...]


Ever Changing Rivers

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 wonderful source of water for us as the river and [...]


River Safety

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 have out on the water? What is the level of [...]


Short Waterfall Walks to Beat the Heat

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! Cherry Creek Falls Head out on [...]

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