COVID-19 in the Harrison River Valley
Under the EPA, an order restricting non-essential travel between certain regions of the province is in place until May 25 at midnight. This includes travel for: vacations, weekend getaways and tourism activities, visiting family or friends for social reasons, and recreation activities.
Let’s do our part by following the Provincial Health Orders and recommendations, and by supporting local businesses. We’re all in this together. The Harrison River Valley is located in the Fraser Health Region, BC residents who live outside this region, we look forward to welcoming you again soon! For information about the latest Provincial Health Orders, visit http://www.gov.bc.ca/REGIONALRESTRICTIONS
Businesses in the Greater Harrison area have re-opened with modified operations. Click the “What’s Open” tab for more information.
Masks are expected in all indoor public spaces within the Village of Harrison Hot Springs.
The Importance of Planning Ahead
10 Reasons to Fall Comfortably into Fall in Harrison Hot Springs– by Rockwell Guest Lodge
The Harrison River Valley is located within the Fraser Health Region. We ask that you please continue to follow the recommendations as set out by the Provincial Health Authorities and avoid non-essential travel at this time to ensure the safety of yourself and others.
Travelling to the Greater Harrison Area During COVID-19
We are excited to welcome you back to Harrison Hot Springs. We ask that you keep our community safe by following the guidelines set out by the Provincial Health Authority. If you have any questions or concerns on whether you should be travelling, please contact the Health Authority in your area. It is expected for all visitors to Harrison Hot Springs to wear a mask in public indoor spaces.
10 Tips to Travelling Safely During COVID-19
What our businesses are doing to keep YOU safe
- All accommodations, restaurants, shops, and stores are implementing provincially approved guidelines for cleaning and “sasquatch-sized” physical distancing to keep staff and patrons safe.
- All activity providers have created additional safety measures as well as implemented provincially approved guidelines for cleaning and “sasquatch-sized” physical distancing to keep staff and visitors safe.
- Due to limited space and modified group sizes, please call ahead to activity providers to see if there are additional items you are required to bring in advance of your trip.
What We Are Asking You to Do To Keep Us Safe
- Stop the spread. If you or anyone in your travelling group has been sick in the previous week or have flu-like symptoms, please reschedule your trip.
- Be patient. Due to the capacity orders from our new health and safety practices, line-ups are sure to happen. Rest assured, our businesses are working hard to get through the lines as quickly, and safely, as possible. New practices such as sanitizing in between customers make for a little bit more time, but ensures your safety.
- Please follow the “sasquatch-sized” social distancing guidelines set out by our restaurants, accommodations, retailers, and tour operators. Please visit individual businesses websites for their expectations from you.
- Restaurants are mandated to have a MAXIMUM group size of 6 patrons per table, restricted to family members only, and tables must be 2 metres apart. Please respect these rules outlined by the Provincial Health Authority.
- Book your activities in advance
- Bring your own personal protective equipment if you can (i.e. hand sanitizer and mask)
- Make a reservation at one of our restaurants, or order takeout or delivery.
- Public spaces: Follow the signage and respect the 2 metre physical distancing guidelines. Lets follow the Sasquatch’s lead, and stay apart!
- Keep your dog on leash on trails and throughout the Village of Harrison Hot Springs.
What’s Open in the Harrison River Valley
Many local businesses have modified their services or hours during the current Covid-19 situation. For more information on each specific business or experience, please check the listings below. If you are a business, and would like your notices added or updated, please contact us.
Pay Parking in Harrison Hot Springs
Pay Parking will be in effect from May 15-September 15, 2021 from 6:00 AM- 7:00 PM.
Zone 1: Max. 4 Hour Parking
Parking Rates: Hour 1 – $2.00, Hour 2 – $3.00, Hour 3 – $4.00, Hour 4 – $5.00 (Total $14.00 for 4 hours)
- St. Alice Street
- Hot Springs Road
- Esplanade Avenue West of Hot Springs Road
Zone 2: Hourly and Daily Parking
Parking Rates: $3.00 per hour or $12.00 per day
- Esplanade Avenue
- Streets between Esplanade Avenue and Lillooet Avenue including:
- Maple Street
- Chehalis Street
- Spruce Street
Note: This service has been implemented by the Village of Harrison Hot Springs and managed by Precise ParkLink. Please direct all pay parking and invoice inquiries to 604.235.1380 or 1.866.715.PARK (7275).