Allison Pool Rec site – Chilliwack River Valley Series

Located 13.5km down Chilliwack Lake Road, Allison Pool Recreation Site is a Group Site full of beautiful old growth trees and the sounds of the Chilliwack River. This is a group site that is Reservable with a $50.00 Reservation Fee and a Group Camping Fee of $119.00. There are 7 sites and this price includesContinue reading “Allison Pool Rec site – Chilliwack River Valley Series”

Exploring the old Thurston Correctional Facility Grounds – Chilliwack River Valley Series

Located 16km down Chilliwack Lake Road is the site of what used to be Thurston Correctional Facility. This was a Minimum Security Facility used for prisoners serving time for petty crimes. I remember camping nearby as a kid and the bus would pull up and the prisoners would get out and start picking up garbageContinue reading “Exploring the old Thurston Correctional Facility Grounds – Chilliwack River Valley Series”

Forest Service Road Safety in Beautiful British Columbia!

I feel so blessed to live in this beautiful place in British Columbia, surrounded by mountains and river areas to explore! However, every year there are tragedies that serve as a reminder that these beautiful places can also be deadly. If you are traveling on a Forest Service Road (FSR) then there are a fewContinue reading “Forest Service Road Safety in Beautiful British Columbia!”

Thompson Regional Park – Chilliwack River Valley Series

Located approximately 6 km down Chilliwack Lake Road, this 3 hectare park was actually Donated by the Chilliwack River Valley Ratepayers Association. This park features a large, covered picnic shelter that can be booked for private events. It also features an easy 1km Loop Trail that includes Interpretive signs and a bench along a salmonContinue reading “Thompson Regional Park – Chilliwack River Valley Series”

Exploring From Chilliwack Lake Road to Ryder Lake – Chilliwack River Valley Series!

This was one of those unplanned adventures… I left the house planning to take my dog down to the river, but ended up texting my husband that I was heading down Chilliwack Lake Road to do some exploring for my Blog Series instead. It was overcast, the cloud cover was low and it was rainingContinue reading “Exploring From Chilliwack Lake Road to Ryder Lake – Chilliwack River Valley Series!”

Chipmunk and Rapids Recreation Sites- Chilliwack River Valley

Welcome back to my Chilliwack River Valley series! Today we will be exploring Chipmunk Peninsula and Rapids Recreation sites – these are three separate recreation sites and the drive is full of gorgeous scenery along the way. Thanks for joining me and I hope you enjoy this one as much as I did! Located 26kmContinue reading “Chipmunk and Rapids Recreation Sites- Chilliwack River Valley”

Camp Foley Recreation Site – Chilliwack River Valley Series

So when researching this Recreation site it piqued my interest because I had heard of it before and had been up to Foley Lake many times but had never seen the sign for it along my way. Well imagine my surprise when I found out it is literally just off of Chilliwack Lake Road andContinue reading “Camp Foley Recreation Site – Chilliwack River Valley Series”

Chilliwack River Valley Series

I am blessed to live in Chilliwack, British Columbia. We are surrounded by beautiful Mountain Ranges, Rivers, Forestry Roads and Hiking Trails! Due to the current travel restrictions in British Columbia, I have decided to explore my own community a bit more thoroughly. We are so lucky and I don’t think I fully appreciated howContinue reading “Chilliwack River Valley Series”

Chilliwack Lake FSR in Beautiful British Columbia

Yesterday I decided to take advantage and do some solo exploring while my kids were at school! Chilliwack Lake FSR starts right after the Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park, located 150km East of Vancouver, 40km down Chilliwack Lake Road in the upper Chilliwack River Valley. I am so blessed to live in a place where thereContinue reading “Chilliwack Lake FSR in Beautiful British Columbia”

Bench Road FSR

If you have followed my blog for awhile now, you know that my favourite roads are the dirt ones. I took my friend for an adventure down Chilliwack Lake Road and then turned up Airplane FSR to Bench Road. It is quite hilly as you climb up and around the mountain, but the gorgeous viewsContinue reading “Bench Road FSR”