Environment and Parks Minister Shannon Phillips addresses public land enforcement prior to the May long weekend.
RVwest Insider

Outdoor enthusiasts urged to respect public land

More than 300 provincial enforcement officers will patrol public land, parks and protected areas this spring and summer.

A white trailer.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1960’s (?) Glendale Travel Trailer

Like so many travel trailer manufacturers of yesterday, it would appear that Glendale had a colourful history and legacy as well.

Hisotric house, with two ladies dressed in period costume in the foreground, one of them holding a bouquet of yellow daisies.
RVwest Insider

Lots to love at historic sites, museums, archives

New programs and experiences at Alberta heritage facilities are setting the stage for excitement throughout the summer.

Ralph and Donna standing in front of a beautiful mountain vista
RV News

A once-in-a-lifetime journey, done twice

Ralph Martin, author of Cross Canada Adventures: Two Journeys A Lifetime Apart, shared with us the highlights of his two trips, and his tips for getting the most out of your own adventures

 
by Zoë Dupley
Aerial view of the Caribou Mountains.
RVwest Insider

Creating world’s largest boreal protected forest

The largest contiguous area of boreal protected land in the world has been established in northern Alberta.

A beautiful site at BC Hydro's Gun Creek campground near Lillooet.
RVwest Insider

BC Hydro recreation areas a rustic option to BC Parks

Some of the best areas to visit are the recreation areas that are managed by BC Hydro, which has planned, developed and operated public use areas throughout the province since 1972. 

Scenic view of rolling hills and grasslands, with snow-capped mountains in background.
RVwest Insider

Balanced plans protect land, boost recreation

New land management plans for the Livingstone-Porcupine Hills areas will help conserve and protect sensitive ecosystems while improving economic and recreation opportunities.

Larger wetlands with a wide band of mud and riparian area are more likely to be home to shorebirds like the American Avocet.
Alberta South

Wetlands are wondrous places

Plan a visit to wetlands this summer to explore more of what they have to offer in recreation and observation.

Beach Grove Golf Club.  Hole No.14.
RV Golfer

Want to play the best golf courses in British Columbia? Join the club

 A peek into two private golf courses in B.C.’s Lower Mainland: The Capilano Golf and Country Club and the Beach Grove Golf Club. 

Family camping along a lakeshore.
RVwest Insider

Free Admission Days at Western Canadian National Parks

In 2018, each national park, marine conservation area and historic site will offer a day where you can visit at no admission cost.

Girl silhouetted against setting sun.
RVwest Insider

Better camping, more tourism in Castle parks

New family campsites, improved rustic backcountry camping and a new tourism campaign will encourage more Albertans to visit the Castle region this summer.

A Road Ranger trailer.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1972 Road Ranger Travel Trailer by Kit Manufacturing Co.

Evidently, the Road Ranger travel trailers were one of the Kit Manufacturing Company’s most popular lines.

A serene pond found in Lethbridge's Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden.
Lethbridge

Wild About Water: Lethbridge

If you’re wanting to get down to the waterfront this summer, Lethbridge has the resources to make it happen. If you like fishing, swimming, bird-watching or sailing, there is a place for you here.

by Zoë Dupley
Kidney Lake, Alberta
Whitecourt

Water world!

Cast your fishing line, float downstream or race your riverboat in Whitecourt, Alberta.

The pools at Nakusp Hot Springs.
Nakusp

The hot springs are calling

Lounge lakeside on the beach at Arrow Lake, hike to Gardener Creek Falls or take a dip in the Nakusp Hot Springs after a long day of exploring.

A powder blue Shasta trailer, spotted in a local dealership.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1950’s Shasta Travel Trailer

The iconic Shasta travel trailer has been a common sight on roads across North America since the 1950s.