Where To See The Salmon Run

Late-September and October are the perfect time to witness the salmon run near Vancouver as returning salmon make their way up rivers and creeks to spawn. Find some of the popular places to see the returning salmon, including the Capilano River, Kanaka Creek, and more.

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HikeFest

Celebrate hiking by participating in HikeFest at the Sea To Sky Gondola in Squamish. Hikers can register for guided hiking tours on several trails and learn from some of the local outdoor experts.

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5 Ways to Celebrate International Trails Day

Saturday, June 4, 2016 is International Trail Day and a chance to get out and celebrate the day by enjoying and using the local trails.

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Fjällräven Day Hiking Information Event

If you’re new to hiking or looking to go beyond and do day-hikes that are a bit more challenging or outside the Vancouver area, Fjällräven will be hosting a FREE Day Hiking Information Event at their 147 W Broadway store on June 2nd at 6pm.

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The Best Trail Running Clubs and Races around Vancouver

This is the third and final post in a series on trail running for beginners around Vancouver. You read post one and I suckered you into trying out trail running. You read post two and discovered some great trails to train on. Now you’re ready to put all that training to the test and line up at the start line of a race with a whole group of nutters trail runners.

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A History of Garibaldi Provincial Park

Celebrate Cultural Days by attending a presentation on the History of Garibaldi Provincial Park by the Elders Council for Parks in BC on Saturday, September 28th at 1pm. The presentation will be conducted by Cathy Ross and held at the Heritage Centre at 1620 Mount Seymour Road in North Vancouver.

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Eagle Creek Salmon Release

Last weekend, we took the family to the Eagle Creek Salmon Release in Burnaby, organized by the Eagle Creek Streamkeepers. The salmon release is a great educational event for children as it gives them the opportunity to release salmon and understand the lifecycle and challenges they face. The release took place at Charles Rummel Park along Eagle Creek, which flows down along Piper Spit, into Burnaby Lake, and eventually down the Brunette River and into the lower Fraser River.

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North Shore Rescue Open House

Yesterday, I attended the North Shore Rescue’s Open House at their new base facility located at 61 Bewicke Avenue in North Vancouver. It was a wonderful opportunity to be able to tour the facility, meet some of the members, and see some of the gear that has played such an important role in saving many lives over the years.

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