Maple trees along the Bear Creek Trail.
Campbell River

Endless year-round hiking possibilities in Campbell River

From beginner to expert, Campbell River has plenty of trails to choose from for all outdoor enthusiasts including the little ones.

by Mason Buettner
Mountain view
Lake Havasu City

Experience some of Arizona’s best hiking in Lake Havasu

 Lake Havasu is a popular tourist destination because of the calm waters, amazing beaches and sunny desert weather providing more than 300 days of sunshine each year.

by Mason Buettner
Picture of Amsoil grease gun kit.

AMSOIL launches new deluxe grease gun kit

The new AMSOIL Deluxe Grease Gun Kit comes complete with everything needed for smooth, mess-free application.

Picture of camping spot with the words

No reservation and still searching for a campsite in BC for August?

Demand for camping spots has reached an all-time high in 2016 with many locals staying home. 

Close-up picture of campfire with sunset in the background.

Number of abandoned campfires increase on long weekend

Human-caused wildfires are completely preventable and unnecessarily divert firefighting resources away from naturally occurring wildfires.

Picture of horses and riders coming down a steep bank beside a river.

“Saddle Up” for the Omak Stampede and Rodeo

Are you ready for some rodeo action? The historic Omak Stampede and Rodeo is once again slated for mid-August – August 11-14th.

Picture of RV travelling along lakeshore road.

New regional tourism website and mobile app showcases International Selkirk Loop

The new website and app provides community information, border crossing tips, ferry schedules and information about the Loop. 

Picture of green-hued stream, with waterfall and mountains in background.

Only seven full-time park rangers patrol 14 million hectares of B.C.‘s protected areas

The number of full-time (FT) park rangers in BC has sunk to a low of just seven individuals who are expected to patrol 14 million hectares of protected areas. 

Two people camping in a blue tent on a lakeshore with red canoe in water, and towering mountains in background.

2016 Fall camping appreciation weekend—September 9-10

The Camping Appreciation Weekend is set for the weekend of September 9-10th - participating campgrounds across Canada will be offering a special weekend rate of $50 + GST to campers. 

Grant Zazula and Greg Hare with Minister Elaine Taylor.

New exhibit explores the scientific discoveries of ice age Yukon

Featuring interactive and multimedia elements as well as a large panel display, the exhibit covers historic research and current and cutting-edge scientific exploration by the Government of Yukon's paleontologist and archeologists.