British Columbia Adventures

Ultimate Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Road Trip

World famous canoe routes, cattle ranching, Gold Rush trails, rainforests and spirit bears, the diverse makeup of the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast is an explorer’s dream. For its vast area, there are few main highways or paved roads running through the region. However, thousands of kilometres of backroads abound and it would be easy to lose yourself for days, or even months, discovering this unique part of British Columbia.

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Stranger Things you can find in Canada

Should you stay in your regular adventure areas, or should you go and explore some of these unique places in Canada? This Halloween, discover the stranger things we have hiding in the backcountry of Canada.

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Canoeing Trips for Beginners

– Guest Post by John Rivers – It’s Time to Explore the Outdoors! With the weather cooling down and fall in full swing, it’s time to fit in one last paddle of the year. This fall, if you’re looking for something new to add to your outdoor adventure bucket list, consider canoeing! A wonderful way to connect with nature and explore …

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First-come, First-Served Camping in 15 Canadian Rockies Parks

With the Canadian Rockies’ well-earned reputation for breathtaking scenery and endless outdoor adventure, it can be hard to find a place to camp without reserving ahead of time. To help you find a last minute camping spot, here is our guide to first-come, first-served camping in the Parks of the Canadian Rockies.

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No-Fee Camping Across BC

Cover image credits: Daniel Bruce Lacy / Shutterstock.com With summer in full swing, more and more British Columbians are heading out to camp and enjoy a night or two under the stars. But while BC is full of beautiful campsites, these range widely in the experience they offer. There are a lot of camping areas that get quite busy during …

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Wild Turkey Hunting Across Canada

While the Wild Turkey all but disappeared from Southern Ontario in 1909 after being eliminated by unregulated hunting, they were reintroduced to the region in 1984. 30 years after they were reintroduced, the population has grown to an extremely impressive 100,000.

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6 Of The Best Hiking Areas In BC

When it comes to hiking areas, residents of and visitors to British Columbia are spoiled for choice.  Strewn with picturesque mountain ranges, undisturbed waterways like rivers and lakes, and beautifully surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, it’s not surprising that people in British Columbia tend to list hiking and camping as two of their favourite pastimes. (You can find all kinds …

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Canoe Tripping With the BRMB Crew

  Found to the east of the small, gold-rush era towns of Wells and Barkerville, the Bowron Lakes offer a legendary canoe trip that, while celebrated among paddlers, can be quite daunting to those not used to extended lake travel. Covering 118 km (73 mi), including 10 km (6.2 mi) of portages, the circuit can test the mettle of any …

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Get set for the Hunting Season!

With the British Columbia hunting season getting into full swing, Backroad Mapbooks is pleased to offer a variety of tips to help make the next hunting season your most successful one ever. Plus, we’ve hand-picked our most popular products to help increase your chances of success.  From the lush rainforests of BC’s coast to the arid inland desert of the …

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Canadian Adventures to be Thankful For

Before you dive into that stuffed Thanksgiving turkey, it’s time to have a toast and give thanks to the incredible opportunities we have here in Canada. Not only are we a diverse, welcoming and peaceful country, but we are also home to some of the best adventures in the entire world. With over 9.9 million km2 (3.8 million mi2 ) of breathtaking …

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