Golden Ears Provincial Park

Gary Ordog shares a picture of the white covered peaks of the Golden Ears mountains as seen from Neaves Road in Pitt Polder. (Special to The News)

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Talon helicopters assisted search and rescue in getting hikers off Golden Ears Mountain. (Special to The News)

Online map of Golden Ears could lead to helicopter rescue

Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue warns about dangerous ‘trail’

 

Stu Burgess is operations manager for Golden Ears and Rolley Lake Provincial Parks. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

Golden Ears park operator hoping for better system to limit guests

Day use pass system deterred some, but still issues

 

Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue team members help the three hikers get off Golden Ears Mountain. (Special to The News)

Helicopter rescue from Golden Ears Mountain

Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue helps trio of hikers

Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue team members help the three hikers get off Golden Ears Mountain. (Special to The News)
Stu Burgess, operations manager for Golden Ears and Rolley Lake Provincial Parks, says anyone planning to visit Golden Ears Provincial Park should have a day pass. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Day passes are being checked at Golden Ears Provincial Park: Operator

Checks are being done at the front gate and in the parking lots of the popular park

Stu Burgess, operations manager for Golden Ears and Rolley Lake Provincial Parks, says anyone planning to visit Golden Ears Provincial Park should have a day pass. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Golden Ears provincial park was closed to traffic Sunday morning Aug. 2, 2020 due to what RCMP called a ‘medical incident’ (Maple Ridge News file)
Golden Ears provincial park was closed to traffic Sunday morning Aug. 2, 2020 due to what RCMP called a ‘medical incident’ (Maple Ridge News file)
Thousands of people have been flocking to Golden Ears park. (Roxanne Hooper-BLACK PRESS)
Thousands of people have been flocking to Golden Ears park. (Roxanne Hooper-BLACK PRESS)
With the volume of traffic heading up to Golden Ears Provincial Park each weekend, residents along Fern Crescent are often blocked in their own properties, left waiting to get out for long stretches of time. (The News files)

LETTER: Residents held hostage by Golden Ears park weekend traffic

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  • Jul 21, 2020
With the volume of traffic heading up to Golden Ears Provincial Park each weekend, residents along Fern Crescent are often blocked in their own properties, left waiting to get out for long stretches of time. (The News files)
Rescue from Edge Peak. (Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue photo)

Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue delayed one hour responding to a call in Golden Ears Provincial Park on Saturday

The rescue team was stuck behind a lineup of vehicles waiting to get into park

Rescue from Edge Peak. (Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue photo)
Golden Ears Provincial Park in Maple Ridge is one of B.C.’s busiest. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Golden Ears Provincial Park in Maple Ridge is one of B.C.’s busiest. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Stu Burgess, operations manager for Golden Ears and Rolley Lake Provincial Parks, says anyone planning to visit either park this weekend should expect lineups. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

Record numbers flock to Golden Ears Provincial Park

Rolley Lake Provincial Park busy as well, lineups expected this weekend

Stu Burgess, operations manager for Golden Ears and Rolley Lake Provincial Parks, says anyone planning to visit either park this weekend should expect lineups. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
Thousands of people have been flocking to Golden Ears park. (Roxanne Hooper-BLACK PRESS)
Thousands of people have been flocking to Golden Ears park. (Roxanne Hooper-BLACK PRESS)
Golden Ears Provincial Park in Maple Ridge is one of B.C.’s busiest. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Golden Ears Provincial Park in Maple Ridge is one of B.C.’s busiest. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Golden Ears Provincial Park in Maple Ridge is one of B.C.’s busiest. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

Local parks open with limited capacity this weekend

Camping to start at Golden Ears and Rolley Lake Provincial Parks on June 1

Golden Ears Provincial Park in Maple Ridge is one of B.C.’s busiest. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Golden Ears Provincial Park in Maple Ridge is one of B.C.’s busiest. (Black Press files)
Golden Ears Provincial Park in Maple Ridge is one of B.C.’s busiest. (Black Press files)
Golden Ears Provincial Park in Maple Ridge is one of B.C.’s busiest. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

Golden Ears Provincial Park reopens to public

One of B.C.’s largest and busiest provincial parks is allowing day use recreation as of May 14

Golden Ears Provincial Park in Maple Ridge is one of B.C.’s busiest. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
“Camera traps” have been catching several different species of wildlife on video at Golden Ears Provincial Park since they were first installed, most recently on April, 22, 2020 two cougar cubs were spotted. The park was closed to visitors on April 8, 2020 to help curb the spread of COVID-19. (Cole Burton/Special to The News)
“Camera traps” have been catching several different species of wildlife on video at Golden Ears Provincial Park since they were first installed, most recently on April, 22, 2020 two cougar cubs were spotted. The park was closed to visitors on April 8, 2020 to help curb the spread of COVID-19. (Cole Burton/Special to The News)
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