Tourism Harrison Newsletter

December 2020


Staying Safe &
Close to Home

Given recent public health orders, please
stay close to home and continue to
support your local community.

This is the time to experience your
own backyard like a tourist!

And, if you live close to the Harrison River Valley,
we invite you to explore 
our festive side.

Unique Finds

Handmade, Artisan, Nostalgic...these are
just a few of the words that will come to mind
when exploring Harrison Village.

Blue Dandelion Gifts and Collectables
Casa Lifestyles
Canwest Art Gallery on the Lake
Enchanted World of Dragonfly
Rocky Mountain Chocolate
Sasquatch Gifts and Souvenirs
Sticks and Stone

Other cute gift items can be found at 
Harrison Lavender and The Back Porch.


Comfort Bites

Our partners are constantly switching it up,
but we have some favourites to share!

Mongolian Noodle Bowl from Old Settler
Classic Schnitzel at Black Forest 
Pho Wonton Soup from Pho Ho Vietnamese
Slow-Braised Australian Lamb Shank at Harrison Corner Cafe

For a full list of what is currently open visit here.

Soul-Warming Sips

Whether you're looking to warm up
or chill out, you can't leave Harrison without
visiting  our charming cafes and coffee houses.

Sip on a good hand-brewed coffee,
indulge in a s'mores mocha or savour
 a traditional Holiday eggnog
latte at Muddy Waters Cafe.

For those extra cold nights,
grab a hot toddy at Old Settler Pub!

Be sure to also check out:

Green Star Cafe
Harrison Corner Cafe
Island's Bar
Miss Margarets

Please remember that a mask or face shield must be worn in all indoor spaces and social distancing is still in effect. Our restaurants cannot allow seating of more than 6 people and everyone must be from the same government-approved covid-19 bubble. 
We encourage midweek stays for a more relaxing visit.

Hit the Slopes

Dust off your gear, pull out those snow boots, and get
ready to spend the day outdoors in the fresh mountain air!

Sasquatch Mountain Resort opens on December 11th.

Day tickets are now live along with Instruction Packages.

Upcoming Experiences and
Covid-19 Reminder

November 21st - January 4, 2021
Christmas Tree Trail

December 1st

Winter Nights Lights
at Pioneer Park in Agassiz

December 2nd - January 9, 2021
Victorian Christmas
at Agassiz-Harrison Museum

Please travel responsibly and
avoid non-essential travel. 

If you can't visit now, you can still support your favourite businesses.  Learn more about the 
Support Local BC Gift Card Program.

For more information on how
BC is responding to COVID-19, please visit  
HelloBC: What You Need To Know

And, review this page before you visit! 
Harrison Know Before You Go!
Harrison Hot Springs is far
enough away to feel away
from it all, but only a 1.5-hour
drive from Vancouver. 

Love the journey
as much as the visit. 










November 2020






October 30, 2020

Holiday Season Magic

Crisp air, snowy trails, lakeside
views, fireside vibes... can you see it?

How about the gift of quality time?

Winter Itinerary

Suggested day itinerary?

• Explore the Village's quaint shops, 
Christmas décor, and Canwest Art Gallery
• Go for dinner at one of our restaurants
• Grab a hot chocolate or coffee at Muddy Waters, 
Green Star Café, or Miss Margaret’s Café 

How about a 2- to 3-day itinerary?

World's Largest Winter
Bald Eagle Gathering

Located only 15 minutes away is
Harrison Mills...home to the 
world's largest winter eagle gathering.

Come see this spectacular phenomenon
 until mid January! 

Choose from a variety of accommodation partners and drive to nearby prime viewing spots,
such as Kilby Historic Site and Sandpiper Resort.

Better yet, take an eagle viewing boat tour
with Harrison Eco Tours or Shoreline Tours.

Hit the Slopes

Sasquatch Mountain Resort is just
a short drive away, providing
awesome winter fun.

Skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing,
and tubing are on the agenda! 

(Please check the resort's website
for opening dates)

Upcoming Events

November 21st - January 2021
Christmas Tree Trail

Wed.- Sun. November 21- December 20
Old Fashioned Christmas at the
Agassiz Harrison Museum
Harrison Hot Springs is far
enough away to feel away
from it all, but only a 1.5-hour
drive from Vancouver. 

Love the journey
as much as the visit. 









July 2020 Newsletter



June 29, 2020

Harrison Welcomes You!

As we launch Phase 3, we invite you to
experience Harrison River Valley's
lush forest, crystal-clear waters, fresh air,
and wide open spaces.


Be One With Nature

Health is a state of body.
Wellness is a state of being.

- J. Standford

Forest Therapy

Forest bathing is an immersive experience of
being in the forest. Considered a science by some
and a form of meditation by others, forest bathing
simply brings us back to nature.

Ya Doma Nature and Forest Therapy provides
guided, mindful experiences for all ages. 

Ground Yourself

If you would rather self explore,
here are our favourite hikes and walks. 

Spirit Trail
Short, easy 20-minute level walk.
Heritage Walk
Gentle 90-minute walk where you will
learn about Harrison's history and explore
historical buildings and landmarks.

Spirit Trail/Bridle Trail Loop
Moderate 2-hour walk through Lower Bear Mountain
consisting of forest, wetlands, and cliffs.
This closed-loop is home to a variety of wildlife.

Bear Mountain
Not for the faint of heart!
This 18-km, 7-hour hike, east of Harrison Lake,
leads you past several small waterfalls and
breathtaking views of The Fraser Valley,
Fraser River, and the Cheam Mountain Range.

Harrison Eco Tours can also take
you on a guided hiking tour !

Soothing Waters

Enjoy the peace and calm as you
 Harrison Lake.

Boating | Paddling | Fishing
Get Ready to make a SPLASH!

Harrison Watersports Water Park 
opens on June 27th!

Bounce and slide on a giant
inflatable waterpark!

Wide Open Spaces 

How about cycling through Harrison?

Bring your own bike or rent one of ours.

Circle Farm Tour

Our self-guided Circle Farm Tour
takes through the countryside as
you visit quaint farms.

Walk, bike, or drive through it!

See all the stops!

Canada Day Celebrations!

We are celebrating virtually this year.

Join us through our Facebook Event Page. 

See our Schedule Of Events

Which Local Businesses Are
 Ready to Host You?

For a complete and updated list, please 
visit our website
As you Explore BC, please travel
responsibly and do not travel 
if you are feeling unwell. 

From RV and camping sites to
hotels and resorts, our accommodations
are ready to host you!

For more information on
how BC is responding to
COVID-19, please visit  
HelloBC: What You Need To Know

And, review this page
before you visit us! 

Harrison Know Before You Go!
Harrison Hot Springs is far
enough away to feel away
from it all, but only a  1.5-hour
drive from Vancouver. 

Love the journey
as much as the visit. 



June 2020 Newsletter

June 1, 2020

Welcome Back to Harrison
As we #ExploreBCLocal


Relax and Renew

Harrison has always been a place of
health and wellness.

In fact, we can date back to
when the hot springs were initially
discovered by the Sts'Ailes people who
called the source 'Kwals' 
meaning 'boiling water'.

Filled with healing and therapeutic
benefits, our hot springs have been
revered ever since. 

Add lush forest cover and glacier-fed river
& lake, and the Harrison River Valley is
a beautiful BC playground full of
adventure and discovery.

Open Air Experiences
Golfing and Fishing

Golf is in full swing and
fishing starts on June 1st!

Fish our mighty rivers for ancient 
sturgeon or all five salmon species
with BC Sportfishing Group
Get your game on by practicing your
socially-distanced swing at
one of our esteemed golf courses.

Better yet, do both!

Plan for the Land of
Hike, Bike, and Paddle

Seek fresh forest air by exploring one
of our mighty mountains, such as Bear Mountain
 or discover hidden masks on Spirit Trail. 
Cycle our slow country roads
and taste healthy eats on
our Agassiz/Harrison Circle Farm Tour.*  

*Please check all Circle Farm Tour member
websites for hours of operations
and Covid-19 protocol.
Take a kayaking tour and uncover ancient
petroglyphs by paddling down Harrison River.
Whether you are looking for a family-friendly
walk or to hit the mountain hard, you'll find
a variety of hiking options.  

Don't feel like venturing out on your own? 
 Harrison Eco Tours can take you on
a guided hiking tour!

Who is Ready to Host You?

As our local businesses start
 to, safely, re-open, here are 
a few that are ready to
welcome you and with
fun patio vibes too! 

Milos Greek Taverna
Open everyday from
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM 

Muddy Water Cafe 
Open Tuesday to Friday
from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM &
 Saturday and Sunday
from 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM 

Old Settler Pub
Open everyday from
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Visit our website for the full list

Can't support your favourite
business now?

Purchase a gift certificate
to redeem later
We ask that you, please,
travel responsibly and only
when it is deemed safe to do so
by provincial & federal authorities.

Please respect our locals' wishes,
and do not travel if you are
feeling unwell. 

For more information on how
BC is responding to COVID-19,
please visit  
HelloBC: What You Need To Know

And, review this page before you visit! 
Harrison Know Before You Go!
Harrison Hot Springs is far enough
away to feel away from it all,
but only a 1.5-hour drive
from Vancouver. 

Love the journey
as much as the visit. 



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