Paddling

Nestled in British Columbia’s Yoho National Park, Emerald Lake is named for its distinctive blue-green colour.

Emerald Lake: A must-visit destination no matter the season!

Emerald Lake is a popular tourist destination for many and it’s easy…

 

Melanie Gotell is honoured by her Friends Abreast dragon boat team, a team made up of breast cancer survivors and friends, by a paddle arch she walked through on Aug. 4, 2020 after she completed her last round of chemotherapy at Shuswap Lake General Hospital in Salmon Arm. COVID-19 prompted the outdoor ceremony. (Contributed)

Shuswap dragon boaters honour teammate’s cancer-fighting accomplishments

Friends Abreast team provides special recognition outside Salmon Arm hospital

 

Sweeping ranchlands, grassy vistas and golden plateaus await in BC’s interior. Blake Jorgenson photo.

Rivers, Ranches and Ranges: From Historic Sites to Wilderness Adventure

Experience some of BC’s history this summer

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The world’s largest paddle, near Golden, B.C., weighs 2.65 tons and took 200 hours and four gallons of varathane to build.                                (Photo courtesy of Roadside Attractions/Black Press Media files)

Golden: The world’s largest paddle lives here

At more than 60 feet in length, this paddle weighs in excess of 2.65 tons

The world’s largest paddle, near Golden, B.C., weighs 2.65 tons and took 200 hours and four gallons of varathane to build.                                (Photo courtesy of Roadside Attractions/Black Press Media files)
Whitewater rafting on the Kicking Horse River is a fun activity for locals and tourists alike. (Contributed photo/Black Press Media files)

Kicking Horse: This river is a wild whitewater ride

Rafting, canoeing and kayaking are popular on the Kicking Horse River

Whitewater rafting on the Kicking Horse River is a fun activity for locals and tourists alike. (Contributed photo/Black Press Media files)
Kootenay National Park is easily accessible from Golden, B.C. (Black Press Media photo)

Kootenay National Park: A place of contrasts and extremes

Glacier streams and hot springs can be found in this park

Kootenay National Park is easily accessible from Golden, B.C. (Black Press Media photo)