Outdoors and Recreation

Mount Cain planning a modified winter ski season

Skiing is a COVID-friendly activity, but shared public spaces require adjustment

 

Side Bay access confirmed as North Island forest service roads get a minor facelift

Remote beach route no longer ‘up in the bureaucratic air’ thanks to COVID-19 recovery funding

 

The journey never ends for these ambitious hiking seniors

Qualicum Beach seniors hiking group tackles alpine trails

 

North Island campsite vandalism message targets tourists

Despite Alberta licence plates, all campers have been B.C. residents, according to caretaker

VIDEO: Soaring above Mount Washington

Longest zip line on Vancouver Island officially open

North Island recreation sites are not your summer home, officer says

Long-term trailer parking ruins viability of free recreation camp sites in the north Island

The next chapter of your summer adventure begins here

All the amenities, none of the crowds: Discover Sugar Lake

  • Jun 8, 2020

Telegraph Cove Resort will open June 1 to self-contained campers only

Washrooms, showers and all other amenities will remain closed for now

Discover your dream staycation at this hidden gem!

North Okanagan’s Sugar Lake offers four seasons of memory-making opportunities

  • May 18, 2020

Ammonite Falls staircase and viewing platform project gets $100,000 boost

Island Coastal Economic Trust provides funding to assist with $668,000 Nanaimo-area project

Recreation facilities begin to reopen across Vancouver Island

Physical distancing, health and safety protocols still in place

Saanich playgrounds, sports courts, recreation centres won’t reopen right away

District following advice of province on safe, gradual plan for reopening

Your family staycation could look like this

At Sugar Lake, find all your favourite Okanagan amenities, without the crowds!

  • May 4, 2020

Amateur detectives can dig into online clues

Saanich Parks, Recreation and Community Services launches clue contest

Civil Liberties group seeks amnesty for recreational tickets issued during pandemic

The association has received at least 100 public complaints over the past 10 days

Vancouver Island trail access depends on jurisdiction and use

Province still encouraging outdoor activities, but ability to ensure social distancing paramount

Whitewater rafters from Nanaimo and Qualicum aid Americans stranded in Grand Canyon

Expedition recovers overturned raft before returning to Canada and quarantine

Island recreation sites with camping facilities closed until June

Trail sites still open, provided safety can be ensured

  • Apr 8, 2020