Black Tusk

Indigenous culture of British Columbia

Outdoor Escapade

Outdoor activities for indigenous people might be routine for them and from our point of view, but it’s also a manner for them to impart those encounters with modern folks. For contemporary society, outdoor adventure is both a physical and spiritual rejuvenation.

Surprisingly, several aboriginal communities in British Columbia today convey the charm of their traditional turfs in modern ways. Now you can play on primmed golf courses and revel in boat rides along rivers and seas scattered throughout BC.

Still, if you’re spacy about which outdoor expedition you choose to do once you’re in BC, check out our top picks below.

1. Big Bar Guest Ranch

Travelers who want to give a shot at horseback riding should immediately check out the Big Bar Guest Ranch in Jesmond, BC. Ranch guests will get a dramatic view of well-preserved pastures, unspoiled forests, and meshed plateaus and valleys. The ranch is known for being an originally family-owned house with a cozy atmosphere perfect for a holiday vacation.

2. Cross River Wilderness Centre

Hiking enthusiasts will never have wasted time at Cross River Wilderness Centre, a remote and eco-friendly spot in Radium Hot Springs, BC. One of this place’s unique selling points is its capacity to provide cabin or – most importantly – tipi accommodation, which is ideal for on-the-spot hiking.

3. Clayoquot Wild

Clayoquot Wild is perhaps one of the most underrated outdoor activity spots throughout British Columbia. It is a family-owned local coastline business located in Tofino, where you get to catch fish, watch bears and whales, or do whatever relaxing outdoor activity you and your family or friends could ever think of alongside the ocean.

4. Puntledge RV Campground

Live in the moment with the warm breeze and flowing river sound around you at the Puntledge RV Campground. This Courtenay-based camping site has contemporary amenities like adequately spaced tables, playgrounds, showers, laundry, and Wi-Fi. 

Additionally, it houses the Nimnim Cultural Centre, which has lots to share about the traditional way of living of the indigenous K’omoks community.

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