Tourism Harrison Newsletter

April 2021

 

 

March 31, 2021

April Adventures
Spring...a lovely reminder of how
beautiful change can be.

Get ready to enjoy the great outdoors
by foot, ATV, boat -- you name it! 

Let's roam to wherever the
unmarked paths take you!
 
 
Stop to Smell the Flowers

Stop at these local flower shops to
bring home the smells of spring. 

Blue Clover Creations
Fresh and creative
floral bouquets in Agassiz. 

Holly Tree Florist & Gifts
Quality flower arrangements
and gifts, located in Agassiz. 

Harrison Lavender
Natural lavender products for
the home, body, mind, and soul. 


Onos Flower Stand
Fresh-cut tulips located at 
1694 Tranmer Rd., Agassiz.
Available daily from dawn to dusk.

The Garden House
Annuals and perennials
for all your gardening needs. 
 
 
Breathe in the Fresh Air
Let's Golf...

Harrison Resort Golf Course's Pro
Shop will re-open for the season on
Thursday, April 1st! 

Come play the full-length 9-hole
 PGA-rated course. 

Located 15 minutes, just up the
road, is Sandpiper Golf Course.
 
 
 
Explore the Off-The-Beaten Path
Let's ride...

For those 'off road' adventures,
Harrison Lake Nature Adventures
specializes in ATV experiences. 

Ask their team about the Clear
Creek Hot Springs tour and
the Sasquatch Adventure!
The journey is the best part.
It's Harrison's version of the
'Road to Hana."

You'll see waterfall after waterfall,
due to spring run-off and spectacular
views of Harrison Lake.


(Photo Credit: Trail Peak)
 
 
Immerse Yourself in Heritage and Culture
Let's Learn...

Kilby Historic Site 

Be greeted by interpreters in
period costume and learn about
the history of Harrison Mills!

Journey through the 1906 General
Store Museum, Manchester House
Hotel & Post Office, and working
farm with friendly farm animals.


Kilby is open, every
weekend, beginning Saturday,
April 3rd from 11am - 4pm! 


Kilby Café is closed until further notice.
Please check their website for more information,
covid-19 protocol, and updated hours.


Agassiz Harrison Museum
Housed in the 1893 Canadian
Pacific Railway (CPR) station is
one of Canada's oldest remaining
wood stations. 

Step back in time and view a
collection of material culture
objects and archival records
from the communities of
Agassiz, Harrison Mills and
Harrison Hot Springs.
 
 
Roam our Country Roads
Hikes, Bikes, and Bites


Agassiz's fertile farmland provides
kilometres of country-side scenery
and flat, easy-riding for everyone!

Many of our Circle Farm Tour
partners are starting to welcome 
everyone back, please visit
our partners' websites to see
their hours of operation.

Discover the natural splendour
of BC by hiking or backpacking
around Harrison and its lake.

BC Bird Trail
Harrison is proud to be apart of
the 
Fraser Valley Bird Trail!

The BC Bird Trail offers
itineraries and stories
that connect astounding
bird-watching hotspots
with restaurants, hotels,
and activities in communities
across the province. 


Take the bait! 
A sport fisher's paradise awaits. 
Cast the line and see what bites! 
 
 
Happy Easter!

Every year, the start of
spring brings the hoppiest
holiday of all.

We hope it's egg-cellent! 
 
At this time, our happenings are paused.
 
COVID-19 Provincial
Public Health Order


We are not encouraging
any non-essential travel outside
of our local region. We look
forward to welcoming everyone
back once the regional travel
advisories have been lifted.

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

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.
 


#justuptheroad 

tourismharrison.com

 
 
 

March 2021

 

 

March 1st, 2021

As We Welcome Spring
Renewal and Awakening

Splashes of fun

The refreshing experience of being on the water returns this season, starting with fishing (like catching a modern-day dinosaur) and boating!

*Although not available at this time,  kayaking excursions can soon be booked with Harrison Eco Tours. Kayak and canoe rentals can also be secured at Killer's Cove.
Boating Adventures

Shoreline Tours' waterfall cruises are back and run every weekend until the end of April. Travel around the majestic Echo Island and Cascade peninsula before embarking on a 5-minute walk to take in the beautiful sights of Rainbow Falls. 

Harrison Eco Tours is launching the season with jet boat tours down Harrison River and to Rainbow Falls. 
Fishing Excursions

Hook, Line, Sink It and Golf 
at Sandpiper Resort

6-hours of guided sturgeon fishing,
18 holes of scenic golf and lunch or dinner.
Spend the day or stay overnight stay
in a luxury cabin.


BC's "Stay-cation" at the
Fraser River Lodge

Three days of guided sturgeon
and wilderness fishing, overnight
accommodations, BBQ lunches on
the river, full lodge breakfasts,
and gourmet dinners. 


Fish 'n Stay at Kilby Lodge
Catch sturgeon, salmon, and trout
on the Fraser, Harrison and Chehalis
Rivers during a half or full-day tour.

 
Bathe in Nature

Ya Doma Nature and Forest Therapy is now open for the season and invites you to walk through the trees and reconnect with your true nature.
 
Farm Experiences

Circle Farm Tour


Self-guided exploration of our local farms. 

Farmhouse Natural Cheeses
Artisan cheeses and other specialties
made right at the farm. 
 
Harrison Lavender
Natural lavender products for
the home, body, mind, and soul. 
 
Back Porch Coffee Roastery
See the pottery & basketry studio,
watch coffee being roasted in a
circa 1919 flame roaster, and head
to the barn for antiques, collectibles,
and décor items. 

Open Thurs-Sunday

See our full list of partners!  

*Please check each Circle Farm Tour partner's website for more opening dates and
updated hours of operation.*

Stay Local

Appealing to our local communities, we
invite you to explore your own backyard! 


Family Escape at Harrison Beach Hotel
Located in the heart of the Village, this escape
package includes a two-night stay, a munchie
 basket for four and a bottle of wine. 

Dine away at Harrison Hot Springs Resort
Eat well during this flavourful 2-night retreat!
Includes overnight, resort dining credits, and
hot spring pools.

Cuddle Your Bubble At The Lodge
on Harrison Lake

Waterfront with a private beach, dock,
and fire pit area.  
Kilby Historic Site re-opens for the
season on April 1st. Reconnect with the
past by purchasing tickets for their 
50/50 draw! Potential jackpot is $60,000. 
Full details on their website.

COVID-19 PROVINCIAL
PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER


At this time, we are not encouraging
any non-essential travel outside of
our local region. We look forward to
welcoming everyone back once the
regional travel advisories have been lifted.

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

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. 


#justuptheroad 

tourismharrison.com
 
 

 

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
Legends
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 favourite...an 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. 


#justuptheroad 

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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. 


#justuptheroad 

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Stay


 
 

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