On Thursday, we were invited to visit or join my daughter’s friend’s family on their camping trip by the river. We were going to pack for camping in case we decided to stay, and then I decided it would be silly to pack everything and not stay, so we made a decision to camp. WeContinue reading “Mother Daughter Camping By The River”
Located in the Beautiful Chilliwack River Valley, off of Chilliwack Lake road, is a gorgeous Recreation Site located on the banks of the river. Fall asleep listening to the sounds of the river, the calls of birds and the wind rustling the trees.
Popular for dirt bikers and quads on the weekends, you can ride right out from the campground, making it convenient but also less peaceful.
The other day, I went to pick up a new desk for my daughter’s room. It was located down Chilliwack Lake Road, one of my favourite drives. So, I left early, brought my camping chair, a few pieces of firewood and drove a little ways past my pick up destination. Once I got on theContinue reading “Fitting Adventures in Amongst Errands”
This last week was a long and stressful one. I had multiple calls from WCB, my employer, and many appointments throughout the week. I knew I needed to get out and clear my head after such a busy week and lots of changes. Once I got up and as I was savoring my morning coffee,Continue reading “Rainy Saturday Explorations”
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”
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”
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!”
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”
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!”
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”