British Columbia

British Columbia, the most westerly province of Canada offers visitors the opportunity to explore snow-capped mountains, endless forests and rugged coastline which is home to a wide range of flora and fauna.

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Map of Things to do in British Columbia

Although the majority of the province's population is located in the most south-western tip, British Columbia's main attraction is its natural beauty which can be experienced throughout the province. British Columbia has the second largest parks system in Canada, after Canada's National Parks. Visit one of its seven National Parks: Pacific Rim National Park, Gulf Islands National Park, Mount Revelstoke National Park, Kootenay National Park, Glacier National Park, Yoho National Park and Gwaii Haanas National Park or the dozens of National Historic Sites, Provincial Parks and many UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

There are no shortage of spectacular activities and places to explore in British Columbia - from a paddling adventure in the Bowron Lakes to hiking the West Coast Trail and Berg Lake Trail to surfing in Tofino to enjoying the spectacular hot springs which can be found throughout the Province.

Don't miss the opportunity to explore beautiful British Columbia - one of the most spectacular places on earth!

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Sasquatch Provincial Park

Located ten minutes north of Harrison Hot Springs, Sasquatch Provincial Park, named for legendary Bigfoot which has said to frequent the forests, offers a wide range of activities to enjoy including hiking, camping, boating, fishing and swimming.

Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park

Located sixteen kilometres easy of Chilliwack, Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park is an ideal locale to have lunch, explore its forest and be amazed by its beautiful veil-life waterfall.

Othello Tunnels

Located not far from Hope, British Columbia, Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park is home to one of Canada's most impressive stretch of railway, the Othello (Quintette) tunnels. Hand carved into the granite Coquihalla gorge, this spectacular locale is not to be missed.

Hell's Gate Airtram

Named for its narrow and almost impassable canyon, Hell's Gate is an awe inspiring sight with its rushing river, surrounding mountains and endless forests. Take a ride down on the Airtram to experience Hell's Gate!

Barkerville Historic Town

Step back into the 1860's during the peak of the Cariboo Gold Rush as thousands raced to the town of Barkerville to claim a stake! Today, Barkerville is a historic site with buildings, artifacts, Canada's oldest Chinatown and cemeteries providing a glimpse back into British Columbia's Gold Rush era.

Bowron Lake Provincial Park

Take a paddling adventure through the wilderness at Bowron Lake Provincial Park and enjoy the beauty, quiet and wildlife along the Bowron Lake circuit.

Goldpan Provincial Park

Travel along British Columbia's Gold Rush route and follow the trail of the 1800s gold rush pioneers and explore historic locals like Goldpan Provincial Park - popular for camping and finishing in Thompson Canyon.

Merritt: Country Music Capital of Canada

Visit Merritt, the Country Music Capital of Canada! Explore the streets and see its Walk of Stars, see its 60 larger than life murals of Country Music legends and listen to your favourite stars at the Merritt Mountain Music Festival!

Kettle Valley Steam Railway

Climb aboard a historic steam train on the Kettle Valley Railway in Summerland, British Columbia's beautiful Okanagan region! This sixteen kilometre stretch of preserved track offers riders a unique opportunity to ride the rails of the KVR!

Osoyoos Desert Centre

Canada's rarest ecosystem, the desert, can be found in and around the southerly town of Osoyoos, British Columbia. Visit the Osoyoos Desert Centre to learn about this rare and beautiful habitat which is home to many different species of flora and fauna.

Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre

Explore the Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre which blends culture, history and nature to showcase Canada's only pocket desert. View the indoor and outdoor exhibits, see desert flora and fauna and walk the trail which winds through the desert at this beautiful locale.