The best of B.C. is at your doorstep in Harrison Hot Springs. Considered the Jewel of the Fraser Valley, Harrison Hot Springs is nestled amongst the Coastal Mountains on the southern shore of the 60 km long Harrison Lake. Hike the trails along the lake and through the village or if you’re feeling more adventurous, climb to some of the many lookouts and drink in the stunning lake vistas. End your day with a soak in the hot springs or dining in the many outdoor cafes. However you like to fill your hot summer days Harrison Hot Springs has something for you!
Harrison’s home game version of “Wipeout” is located on the water in front of the Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa. This floating fun park offers safe adventure and fun for the entire family. www.harrisonwatersports.com
Tramming: With an hour’s drive you can soar safely across the majestic Fraser River above Hell’s Gate on one of two air-trams.
- Aqua Biking & Tubing: Water walkers and squirt gun toting tubes are a refreshing way to cool down on a hot day. Available on the beachfront.
- Bird Watching: Harrison Lake is a major resting area on the north-south migration path. The Harrison River is the second largest home for bald eagles in North America.
- Boating: 37 miles of clean mountain lake make Harrison Lake a boater’s dream. Take a cruise, or sail your own.
- Killer’s Cove Boat Rentals: located on the docks in front of Harrison Hot Springs Resort. For office and off season inquiry phone Steve Paterson: Cell (800) 693-8277
- Shoreline Tours & Charters: Phone: (800) 693-8277
- Canoeing: Whether it’s the Miami River, the lakes of Sasquatch Park or the Harrison Lake and River, every level of skill can be accommodated.
- Dancing: Dine and dance at the Copper Room in the Harrison Hot Springs Resort.
- Dining: Harrison Hot Springs and Agassiz host some of the finest restaurants anywhere, with menus that offer the cuisine of many countries.
- Fishing: Cutthroat, Rainbow, Dolly Varden, Steelhead, Coho and gigantic Sturgeon abound in the lakes, rivers and creeks around us.
- Golf: Several exceptional golf courses are within a half-hour drive.
- Harrison Resort Golf Course 800-693-8277
- Sandpiper Golf Resort 1-800-693-8277
- Bridal Falls Golf & Country Club (800) 693-8277
- Mountain Brook Golf Course, Bridal Falls 604 –794-7788
- The Falls (800) 862-3168
- Hang Gliding: Join the Vancouver and Fraser Valley Hang Gliding Association (800-693-8277) on a weekend afternoon from April to October at Mount Woodside.
- Hiking: Grab your pack sack and put on your hiking boots!
- Kite Flying: Afternoon winds make this a fun activity every day. Buy one or build your own.
- Living History Site: Only 20 minutes west of Harrison Hot Springs on Highway 7, enjoy an afternoon exploring the past at the Kilby Historic Site, a 1920’s Fraser Valley Living History Site. You can also view more heritage sites here.
- Motorsports: Follow the signs to Agassiz Speedway(west on Hot Springs Rd.) for motorcross and stock car racing some weekends from May to September (see calendar of events for dates).
- Mountain Biking: Take the mountain biking challenge of the Hicks Lake, Bear Lake, Beaver Pond and Bridal Trails.
- Nothing: Sometimes the best part of a Harrison holiday! Read a novel, watch the ducks or whatever… The Village of Harrison is the place to escape the pace of urban life.
- Picnicking: Take the kids on an excursion to the park for an enjoyable picnic lunch in Agassiz’s Pioneer Park, Harrison Hot Springs’ Rendall Park or drive up to Sasquatch Provincial Park for an unforgettable barbeque at the Green Point picnic area.
- Sailing: Almost a guaranteed wind every summer afternoon. Remember – Harrison is a mountain lake and can be dangerous for small craft when the wind comes up.
- Swimming: Swim in the Springs RV Resort heated pool, the Public Hot Springs Pool, or along the beaches at Harrison Lake.
- Tennis: The public courts are located in Spring Park beside the Miami River and in Agassiz at the fairgrounds or the high school.
- Water Skiing: Early mornings and late afternoons offer the best chances for calm water on Harrison Lake.
- Wind Surfing: 20 knot winds and three foot waves create excitement every afternoon!
Restaurants Recommended by The Springs RV Members:
Morgan’s Bistro 604 491.1696 Best lake view from the patio. Higher price but quality excellent.
Black Forest Steak & Schnitzel House 604.796.9343 Vunderbar schnitzel
Muddy Waters Espresso Bar and Café 604.796.5563 Fantastic flavours of ice cream.
- Kitami Japanese Restaurant – 604.796.2728 Try the tempura prawns….Yum
Old Settler Pub & Liquor Store www.oldsettler.com 604.796.9722 It’s all good: burgers, wings, soups….
- Copper Room www.harrisonresort.com Excellent food and dancing
- Ian’s Pub and Liquor Store 604.796.9779
Village Pizza 604-796-1170 Eat in or Take out – no delivery. Worth coming to Harrison just for the pizza.
The Farm House Natural Cheeses 604.796.8741 www.farmhousecheeses.com