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Hikers at Gillim Lakes in Valhalla Provincial Park.

9 jaw-dropping photos that show why British Columbia should be next on your bucket list

Author: Adventure Travel X Canadian Sky

Canada has long been hailed as the holy grail of adventure travel, with its impressive array of stunning national parks, incredible abundance of wildlife and immense mountain ranges to explore. Anyone passionate about the outdoors should head straight for British Columbia, where you’ll find all the adventure you could possibly imagine, from hiking to climbing, kayaking through glacial waters and camping out under the Milky Way. This is one adventure destination not to be missed.

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In case you needed any more convincing, here’s nine photos that show exactly why British Columbia needs to be your next adventure travel destination.

1. The water in the mountains is impossibly blue

2. You can hike above the clouds


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3. After a day of exploring, you can unwind in a natural hot spring

4. Or with a paddle on a pristine lake

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5. The sunsets look like this

6. You can have your dinner to views like this…


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More nights like this, please ☕️✨

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7. Or wake up to ones like this


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I’ve made a list of where I want to winter camp this season and I couldn’t be more excited…. who’s with me? ☃️⛺️

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8. It’s possible to catch a glimpse of the elusive Northern Lights

9. As well as rare and incredible wildlife


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Bear watching season is upon us in the Great Bear Rainforest. Encompassing a quarter of the world’s coastal temperate rainforest, the Great Bear Rainforest is the perfect place to soak up a whole lot of silence and drink in lush green surroundings. And, it’s the only corner of the planet where you can spot the elusive white Kermode bear, also known as the “Spirit bear.” 📷 by Clare Levy #exploreBC #exploreCanada #travelnorthernbc #CCCLives . When you are hiking, biking, and camping in BC, you are in bear habitat. Make sure you are informed, prepared, and aware at all times. Familiarize yourself with #LeaveNoTrace principles and @WildSafeBC is a great resource for making any wildlife experiences you may have in BC positive and conflict free. . As you may know, areas of British Columbia are currently dealing with wildfires. However, British Columbia is a very large and diverse province, and there are many areas that are not directly impacted and are open for business. If you’re travelling through BC, check our website for links to real-time wildfire conditions under “Know Before You Go” at or see our story for a direct link.

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