Discover the Best of Fraser Valley

The Fraser River Lodge

Bridal Falls, just a short drive from the Fraser River Lodge

The Fraser River Lodge, located just 14 minutes from Harrison Hot Springs and just under 2 hours from Vancouver, offers an ideal retreat for those looking to unwind and explore the natural beauty and rich cultural heritage of British Columbia. With a range of exciting activities and attractions within a short drive, our lodge is the perfect base for your adventures. Here’s a guide to the best things to do in the area surrounding Fraser River Lodge.

Explore Harrison Hot Springs

Distance: 14-minute drive

Harrison Hot Springs is a resort town known for its relaxing hot springs and vibrant tourist scene. Here are some highlights:

- Hot Springs: Soak in the mineral-rich waters of the Harrison Hot Springs.

- Tourist Shops and Museums: Wander the charming streets, where eclectic shops and diverse dining await. Whether it’s grabbing a bite at a cozy cafe or indulging in upscale cuisine, your taste buds are in for a treat. Don’t miss the local galleries and museums, showcasing the area’s rich art and history.

- Sasquatch Sightings: Dive into the local lore and keep your eyes peed for the elusive Sasquatch, a legendary part of Harrison Hot Springs’ mystique, 

- Lakes & Leisure: The serene lakes here are ideal for a variety of activities—whether you’re up for fishing, kayaking, or simply enjoying a picnic by the water. Explore Sasquatch Provincial Park and smaller hidden gems like Trout, Hicks, and Deer Lakes, each offering unique spots for anglers and nature lovers alike.

- Forest Therapy: Join Ya Doma Nature for a guided forest therapy session to connect deeply with nature and find tranquility.

- Hiking and Walking Trails: For the adventurous, the area boasts numerous hiking trails and spirit walking paths that offer breathtaking views and a connection to local Indigenous culture.

- Harrison Lavender Farm: Visit the aromatic lavender fields and enjoy the peaceful ambiance. Also, don't miss the little shop filled with a delightful selection of gifts to explore.

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Discover Agassiz

Distance: 5-minute drive

Just a short drive from the lodge, Agassiz is a delightful town with plenty to offer:

- Museums: Delve into the local history at the Agassiz-Harrison Museum, which showcases artifacts and stories from the region.

- Walking Tours: Join a guided walking tour to explore the town’s heritage buildings and scenic spots.

- Speedway: For a bit of adrenaline, check out the local speedway for exciting races.

- Hikes and Restaurants: Enjoy a hike in the surrounding trails followed by a delicious meal at one of Agassiz’s cozy restaurants.

Visit Popkum

Distance: 13-minute drive

Popkum offers natural beauty and more culinary delights:

- Bridal Falls: Marvel at the stunning Bridal Veil Falls, where water cascades down a smooth rock face, creating a beautiful bridal veil effect.

- Cheam Wetlands: Explore the Cheam Wetlands, a haven for birdwatchers and nature lovers, with trails and viewing platforms.

- Restaurants: After a day of exploration, dine at one of Popkum’s inviting restaurants, offering a range of cuisines to please every taste.

Experience Hope

Distance: 30-minute drive

A bit further afield, but well worth the journey, Hope is packed with outdoor adventures:

- Othello Tunnels: Walk through the historic Othello Tunnels, a series of old railway tunnels and bridges offering spectacular views of the Coquihalla River.

- Kawkawa Lake: Enjoy the peaceful surroundings of Kawkawa Lake, perfect for fishing, boating, and picnicking. Its serene environment is ideal for a relaxing day out.

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Stay at Fraser River Lodge

Our lodge offers comfortable accommodations with stunning views of the Fraser River and surrounding mountains. After a day of exploration, relax in our cozy rooms or enjoy the amenities that the lodge has to offer.

Whether you’re soaking in the natural hot springs, hiking through lush forests, or exploring charming towns, the Fraser River Lodge is your perfect base for a memorable getaway. Book your stay with us and embark on an unforgettable adventure in the heart of the Fraser Valley.

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