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Day use area at the Provincial Park Lac la Jeune, near Kamloops.

Volunteering with BC Parks and Parks Canada

Now is the time to apply for a volunteer host position with BC Parks or explore options at Parks Canada.

RVwest features

lost wallet

What to do when you lose your wallet

This snowbird was in Arizona when his wallet went missing. Here's how he handled it.

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A sign giving at a Canada/USA border crossing.

Snowbirds: be aware of new residency tracking

Snowbirds need to be aware of more stringent tracking and enforcement of rules on residency.

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Cover of the Camping British Columbia and Yukon. The complete guide to Nationa, Provincial and Territorial campgrounds book.

A guide book for camping in BC and the Yukon

Learn which campgrounds have interpretive programs, playgrounds, and safe swimming beaches; pick out parks with flush toilets, hot showers, and nearby restaurants; or find out which campgrounds are RV accessible. 

April 2014 » by Kimberly Shellborn
Trip receipts envelope.

“Welcome home”

Things to remember before starting the long trek northward.

March 2014 » by
Grey Heat Holder socks in their package.

The ultimate solution for cold feet

Heat Holders are something that should be on your must-bring list for your camping trips, to have on hand for chilly nights or cold days.

RVwest destinations

The Skimmerhorn Mountain range towering over a farm near Creston, B.C.

Experiencing Creston as the locals do

Creston, B.C., is a small town with a whole lot of character.

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Ethan Cox showing off his catch from Williston Lake near Mackenzie.

Endless opportunities in Mackenzie

Mackenzie, situated in the Rocky Mountain Trench, is blessed with clean air and crystalline water.

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Two silhouetted boats glide past an orange sunset in Powell River, B.C.

Loving life on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast

Locals Wayne and Margy Lutz tell us all the things to do and see in Lund and Powell River on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast.

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Camrose is a welcoming small city

Sandy Shiang, a newcomer to Camrose, can't imagine living anywhere else.



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At Sooke Government Wharf on Vancouver Island fishing boats are parked alongside a dock.

Surprising things to do in Victoria, B.C.

After calling Victoria home for a decade, Bernard von Schulmann is willing to share all his favourite free and underrated local sights and activities.

April 2014 » by
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RVs boondocking in the desert

Snowbirding 101

Talking safety and security for RVers

Newbie snowbirds often have questions about safety in RV parks and boondocking sites. 

RV Gear Guide

Roadtrek introduces its new Ranger RT

By excluding propane, the van’s systems are greatly simplified for easier operation and less maintenance.