Summer at Pitt Meadows Museum

  • updated Jul 23, 2013 at 2:07 PM

Every year Pitt Meadow Museum relies on summer students and youth volunteers to open our two sites five days a week and to run our summer programs and collections projects.

Expanded trail lures folks to Hayward Lake

  • posted May 30, 2011at 3:00 PM

The Hayward Lake Reservoir recreation area and trail system has become a showcase of B.C. recreational area, with a trail all around the lake.

The pleasant rush of water cascading down Steelhead Falls and the general sense of peaceful solitude are just a few of the attractions of the trail on the east side of the Hayward Lake Reservoir.

This trail encircling Hayward Lake offers a little bit of everything for outdoor enthusiasts. There is a day-use picnic area and beach (at the main Hayward Lake recreation site) and there is the trail that now runs along one side of the lake and then crosses Ruskin and Stave Falls dams to complete the loop along the other side.

Maple Ridge's tranquil Kanaka Creek

  • posted May 30, 2011at 3:00 PM

Nature walks, a winding creek, waterfalls and a fish hatchery and more can be found in Kanaka Creek Regional Park.

The linear park protects a stretch of Kanaka Creek as it winds from the Fraser River near 232 Street eastwards past 272 Street. The 405-hectare park is managed by the Greater Vancouver Regional District.

The park offers a number of different experiences at various points. Here are some of the more popular ones.

Bingo Plex draws players north and south of the border

  • posted May 30, 2011at 3:00 PM

Attracting bingo players from across British Columbia and Washington State, Haney Bingo Plex is open seven days a week for the visitor with a lucky streak.

The building offers both a smoke-free room and fully ventilated smokers' lounge with full food service.

Patrons must be 19 years old or over to enter the building.

Maple Ridge’s favourite old-fashioned swimming holes

  • posted May 30, 2011at 2:00 PM

Davidson's Pool and Hot Rocks continue to be among Maple Ridge's favourite old-fashioned swimming holes, despite the creation of new and high-tech leisure facilities.

The first, Davidson's Pool, is located in the 23700-block of 128 Crescent. You can still swim there or have a quiet picnic under the trees.

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