The Eagles Have Landed
The eagles are here...make sure you take a boat trip down the Harrison River to see them. Close to 2000 bald eagles migrate to the Harrison River at this time of year and it really is a spectacular sight. Both Shoreline Tours and Harrison Eco Tours offer trips from Harrison Hot Springs. On Nov 20/21 the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival celebrates the great raptors with events, activities and entertainment for the whole family. Also that weekend the following accommodation providers in Harrison offer special Bald Eagle Fest rates: Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa, Harrison Beach Hotel, Harrison Heritage House & Cottages and Hot Spring Villa Hotel.
Posted on Nov 16, 2010 by Tourism Harrison
Several locations in and around Harrison Hot Springs celebrate thanksgiving with a special feast. The Harrison Resort never disappoints with their buffet in the Lakeside Cafe and their traditional 5 course dinner in the Copper Room. Raven's Restaurant, lakeside in the Harrison Beach Hotel, offers an a la carte menu and a 5 course dinner option. Both locations have colourful autumn displays to set the mood. Kilby Historic Site in Harrison Mills also celebrates Thanksgiving with a traditonal meal. You can tour the museum and enjoy apple cider making demonstations to take you back in time as you celebrate with family and friends.
Reservations are recommended during the Thanksgiving weekend at all locations.
Posted on Oct 5, 2009 by Tourism Harrison
Banana Tube rides are an exhilarating way to experience Harrison Lake. You will get bounced around and probably get launched into the Lake from the tube, laughing the whole time. Get together a group of friends and be prepared to have the time of your life. Make sure to hold on tight!
More info: www.harrisonwatersports.com
Posted on Aug 17, 2009 by Tourism Harrison
Awesome Salmon & Sturgeon Fishing
Chinook Salmon have arrived. The river has dropped and fisherman have been catching Chinook daily. It's a strong forecast for the season! Sockeye are also here in good numbers with an opening expected in about 7-10 days with an expected opening of at least 21 days.
Early September is also another great time to enjoy Salmon opportunities on a fly rod.vThe Harrison and Fraser will be full of Pink Salmon. Sturgeon fishing has been consistent over June and July and anglers have been experiencing spectacular fishing.
Guided opportunities for all Salmon and Sturgeon are available through the BC Sportfishing Group. They company plays a leading role in conservation and environment awareness initiatives. Check them out at www.bcsportfishinggroup.com.
Posted on Jul 24, 2009 by Tourism Harrison