BC’s mild coastal climate has visitors enjoying summer activities well into the heart of fall. In the winter, Hemlock Resort is full of things to do including snowboarding, skiing, snowshoeing and tubing.
Toll Free: 1-866-567-6866
Sandpiper Golf Course
Heralded as one of British Columbia’s best resort courses, renowned for its golf and fishing adventure packages, and, consecutively, voted by the province as the #1 golf course in the Fraser Valley, Sandpiper is situated along the turquoise waters of the Harrison River, nestled in centuries-old forest of 180 ft. Douglas Firs and surrounded by the West Coast’s idyllic landscape,
Open 364 days a year, this par 72 course runs 6,500 yards from the back tees, and is gently sloped featuring four sets of tees for all playing abilities.
Canadian course designer, Russ Olsen, took advantage of the spectacular water and mountain vistas when designing the course. While there are a number of outstanding holes, Sandpiper’s signature hole is the 486-yard, par 5 fifteenth where the footprint of the legendary Sasquatch the green.
Sandpiper’s manicured layout and easy walkability combines brilliantly with the area’s rugged beauty…creating an unforgettable golfing experience.
Harrison Mills, BC
Canada V0M 1L0
Toll free: 877.796.1001 ext. 232
Kilby Historic Site
Kilby Historic Site is the perfect place for a trip down memory lane. Kilby General Store is all that remains of the original town of Harrison Mills, a once bustling community. The store was the hub of the town, serving as the general supply store, post office, gas station, hotel and meeting place. The people of Chilliwack would take the ferry to Harrison Mills and then the train into Vancouver. With saw mills and the train station close by, the store catered to everyone from locals to vacationers.
Today, Kilby General Store is a world-class 1920s living historical site, complete with costumed interpreters. This 5-acre BC Heritage attraction includes a 1906 General Store Museum, Manchester House Hotel & Post Office, as well as friendly farm animals and an orchard playground. Site facilities include a quaint home-style restaurant, unique country gift shop and a 22-site campground on the scenic Harrison Bay.
The Kilby Museum, Café and Gift Shop are now open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm until May 10 when we open Thursday to Monday.
Harrison Mills, BC
Agassiz-Harrison Mills Circle Farm Tour
A celebration of past and present, this tour is a rich mix of wonderful things to see, do, smell, and taste!
- See bison roaming the fields
- Watch artisan cheese and hand-crafted pottery in the making
- Take a guided tour of a dairy farm
- Revisit a 1920’s active farming community
- Enjoy a twilight serenade
- Shop for antiques, home & garden décor
- Smell fresh coffee being roasted
- Be amazed at the sight of 30 different varieties of tulips
- Taste uniquely blended teas, heirloom tomatoes, gelato ice cream, Russian Red garlic, hazelnuts, corn, strawberries, and fresh, local produce.
Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival
Every year, the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival (FVBEF) celebrates the beauty and biodiversity of the Harrison Mills region by honouring the Season of the Eagles and the Cycle of the Salmon. Deep in the heart of ‘Sasquatch Country’, and due to recent global shifts beginning in 2010, visitors witness the world’s largest gathering of wintering bald eagles. The raptors are drawn to the region by the millions of spawning salmon that travel up the Fraser River to tributaries, such as the Harrison River. The Chehalis Flats and Harrison River estuary are also home to diverse wildlife including trumpeter swans, ducks, seals, bears, coyotes, deer and the great white sturgeon.
Bald Eagle Biologist, David Hancock of the Hancock Wildlife Foundation is a renowned advocate for this phenomenon.
For thousands of years, the First Nation Peoples have lived harmoniously with the land and water. In present time, the Sts’Ailes work in collaboration with the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival, the District of Mission, the Salmon Stronghold, and the Hancock Wildlife Foundation where they welcome visitors and share the knowledge they have gained over the generations.
The festival includes designated viewing sites, which are free to the public (Map), food stations (last year the Sts’Ailes hosted their first salmon celebration) tours, speakers, exhibitors, displays, carving and weaving demonstrations, activities, workshops and boat tours. For more details visit fvbef.ca
Mission Chamber of Commerce
34033 Lougheed Hwy, Mission B.C. V2V 5X8
Either the most complex and sophisticated hoax in the history of Anthropology has continued for centuries without being exposed or the most manlike and largest non human primate has managed to survive in parts of North America and remains undiscovered by modern science.”
Professor G.W. Gill – President of the American Board of Forensic Anthroplogy
The Harrison region is often referred to as Sasquatch Country. Indigenous to the area are the Sts’Ailes. The dialect spoken by the Sts’Ailes, whose name means “beating heart”, includes the word sesqac, which is the source of the English word “sasquatch“. The vicinity of Harrison Bay, Harrison Mills and the lower Harrison River is reputed to have the greatest number and density of Sasquatch sightings worldwide.
The Sasquatch is also the emblem of the Chehalis First Nation and is sacred in Sts’Ailes culture.
These guides provide an adventurous tour of the Sasquatch story.
Harrison Hot Springs, BC
WELCOME ABOARD…experience the amazing scenery and wildlife of Harrison Lake and the Harrison River. Our tours feature stunning waterfalls, rock formations, First Nations artwork and the best wildlife viewing spots.