Tourism Challenge

Come discover the Harrison River Valley 2024 Tourism Challenge

April 20 – May 31 2024

Welcome to the Harrison River Valley- Agassiz, Harrison Hot Springs, Harrison Mills, and Hemlock Valley(FVRD AREA C). Receive 1 stamp for the hotel, Harrison Hot Springs Resort, 2 stamps for attractions, Agassiz Harrison Museum, Kilby Historic Site, and 3 stamps for the Day Out challenge at the Harrison Visitor Information Centre and Sasquatch Museum. Explore each challenge below.

Please be aware that the Tourism Challenge is exclusively reserved for professionals within the tourism industry who have been issued a passport by their employers in the tourism sector.

Participation in this challenge is not available to the general public.

Agassiz Tourism Challenge Attraction: Agassiz Harrison Museum

Open 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Wednesday- Saturday

Experience Agassiz, surrounded by beautiful mountains and rich agriculture soil Agassiz is located in the heart of the Fraser Valley. Visit the Agassiz Harrison Museum and answer the 3 questions below to receive 2 stamps (Page 22).

  1. What year was the Agassiz Canadian Pacific Station built?

    2. What is the name of the Indigenous Peoples’ who live in the Agassiz/Harrison River Valley?

    3. What agricultural crop is the Harrison River Valley know for?
Kayaking Harrison Lake

Harrison Hot Springs Tourism Challenge Day Out

Open 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Tuesday- Sunday

Explore Harrison Hot Springs, surrounded by beautiful mountains, endless waterways and rich agricultural soil. Harrison Hot Springs is located in the heart of the Fraser Valley. Visit the Harrison Visitor Information Centre and Sasquatch Museum and answer the 3 questions below to receive 3 stamps (Page 56).

  1. What is the name of the Sturgeon in the glass case ?
  2. What is the name of the Indigenous artist who carved the large cedar mask located on the wall of the Sasquatch Museum?
  3. Take a photo with Sasquatch, and post to your social media, and use the following hashtag #JustUpTheRoad #ExploreBC

Harrison Mills Tourism Challenge: Kilby Historic Site

Open 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Thursday- Sunday

Travel back to an early 1900’s rural community and visit a 1906 General Store Museum complete with original merchandise. Observe the antics of our friendly farm animals. This 5-acre Fraser Valley living history site includes a home-style cafe & unique country gift shop.

Visit the Kilby Historic Site and come prepared for an interactive visit that will test your homesteading skills for early life in Harrison Mills to receive 2 stamps (Page 21).

The Copper Room at Harrison Hot Springs Resort

604-792-2244-100 Esplanade Ave, Harrison Hot Springs Resort- Perfect for a date night, special occasions, and celebrations. Enjoy West Coast Cuisine and dance the night away to the live entertainment by the Jones Boys. Reservations required.

Enjoy 30% off our regular menu of food and non-alcoholic beverages. Special room night deal $149 in a Heritage Room. Come visit us to receive 1 stamp (Page 49).

Further Away Attractions

  • Yale Historic Site – 31187 Douglas St, Yale.
  • Hell’s Gate Airtram– Highway #1 via Exit 170
  • EcoFarm Discovery Centre– 1356 Sumas Way, Abbotsford
  • The Reach Gallery Museum – 32388 Veterans Way, Abbotsford
  • Castle Fun Park– 36165 North Parallel Rd, Abbotsford
  • BC Hydro-Powerhouse at Stave Falls– 31338 Dewdney Truck Rd, Mission
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