Serenity at Skwellepil Rec Site

I was long overdue for an off-road adventure and this time my husband decided to join me. It turns out we are both nervous passengers so we compromised and I drove up, he drove down! This past summer I brought our kids up here for a camping trip with a couple other Moms and kidsContinue reading “Serenity at Skwellepil Rec Site”

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”

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!”

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”

December Drives

Saturday I found myself up Woodside FSR again, this time with a little more daylight and time to explore! We drove up the main FSR and didn’t pass too many other people along the way. The views were once again gorgeous!! I can not believe I waited so long to explore this FSR, the viewsContinue reading “December Drives”

Solo Road Trip For the Soul – Fall Edition

Everyone has an activity they enjoy and do for their mental health. Mine is going into the mountains. Before I injured my knee this year, that used to be in the form of hiking for me. For now, it is long drives and gorgeous scenery from my truck instead. On a Sunday afternoon, most peopleContinue reading “Solo Road Trip For the Soul – Fall Edition”

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”

Alice Lake Provincial Park

Alice Lake Provinical Park is a popular spot located approximately 13km North of Squamish, BC off of Highway 99. It is a beautiful spot surrounded by mountains, dense forests and grassy picnic areas. There are four fresh water lakes that make swimming and fishing very enjoyable in this area. The trail around Alice Lake isContinue reading “Alice Lake Provincial Park”

Shannon Falls Provincial Park

Shannon Falls is made of a series of cliffs, rising 335 metres above Highway 99, making it the third highest falls in British Columbia! The waters of Shannon Falls originate from Mount Habrich and Mount Sky Pilot. This provincial park is located right off of Highway 99, making it a very popular spot! Parking isContinue reading “Shannon Falls Provincial Park”