Searching for the Sasquatch in Harrison Hot Springs

The tale of the Sasquatch has been passed down for generations by the Sts’ailes First Nations people of Harrison Lake and Harrison River. Often described as a half-man, half-ape type creature, the Sts’ailes believe the Sasquatch is a spiritual being that can vanish into the spirit realm at will. The first time I heard of…

Camping 101 for Millennials

Being born in the 80’s makes me a millennial, and it just so happens that this millennial has recently gone on a weekend camping trip with friends to Twenty Mile Bay Recreation Site located along the shoreline of Harrison Lake. The trip from Burnaby is approximately 3 hours (over 1 hour on a bumpy logging…

Hiking The Spirit Trail

The Spirit Trail was one of the highlights of our trip to Harrison Hot Springs. The trail is eerily haunting yet exciting as you walk along a twisty trail that loops in and around beautiful cedar trees bearing various clay and wood masks. The only way to really understand it is to experience it yourself. This…

Boating on Harrison Lake

Aside from their world-famous hot springs, Harrison Hot Springs is home to the gorgeous Harrison Lake, and the Harrison and Fraser Rivers. A boat tour is a great way to discover and enjoy the gorgeous natural beauty of the area. Harrison Eco Tours offers a wide array of tours ranging from guided hikes, to kayak,…

Visiting Harrison Hot Springs? The Harrison Beach Hotel Has It All!

The drive to Harrison was very straightforward with clear signs and turnoffs. It did help that we used our Tom Tom GPS unit to help guide us along the way. I definitely recommend using one whenever going on long road trips. Harrison Beach Hotel turned out to be located just steps from the beach, in…