Like a sparkling jewel in winter’s rich crown, the Harrison River Valley shines with opportunities for adventure this season! Our picturesque village and the surrounding landscapes await your visit and promise a memorable winter escape. From cozy cabin getaways to gliding down winter slopes, here are our top picks to make the most of this magical season!
1. ENJOY A COZY CABIN OR LODGE STAY
There’s nothing quite like escaping to a cozy cabin, cottage, or lodge for the ultimate winter getaway. Bask in the comfort of a crackling fire for ultimate relaxation. Check out these accommodations and book a cabin stay this season (click on each to learn more).
– Bramblebank Cottages
– Fraser River Lodge
– Harrison Hot Springs Resort Cabins
– The Lodge on Harrison Lake
– Pathfinder Camp Resorts
– Rowena’s Inn on the River
– The Rockwell Harrison Guest Lodge B&B
– Snowflake Resort Chalets
You’ll find even more choices here.
2. GO ON A FOODIE ADVENTURE
From the delicious indulgence of casual pub fare to premium fine dining, the Harrison River Valley is a foodie’s paradise! Get a taste for what we have to offer here. You’ll find a range of options to satisfy every craving and budget!
3. TAKE A SNOWSHOE TREK AT SASQUATCH MOUNTAIN RESORT
We all know Sasquatch Mountain Resort for their incredible ski runs, but they also offer a network of snowshoe trails, from the beginner-rated Village Loop to the advanced Mt. Klaudt with total elevation gain of 447 meters, an intense workout! Don’t have snowshoes? No problem, you can rent them at the resort.
4. SOAK IN THE SERENITY OF HARRISON HOT SPRINGS RESORT POOLS
Cool, foggy days and a soothing soak are a wonderful combination. Try it yourself with a stay at Harrison Hot Springs Resort. Did you know they have 5 rejuvenating mineral pools, each kept at a different temperature? Or, if you prefer to have a hot soak without an overnight stay, you’ll love the public hot springs pool, located at 101 Hot Springs Road.
5. PLAY A ROUND OF GOLF AT SANDPIPER RESORT
Snowshoe and golf on the same day? Yes, you can do that here! Sandpiper Resort’s immaculate 18-hole, par 72 course is open! The area’s spectacular beauty, combined with a neatly manicured course nestled in old-growth forest combine for an incredible golfing experience. Check out their winter packages!
6. LISTEN TO THE SPIRITED SOUNDS OF LIVE MUSIC
The Harrison Festival Society brings amazing performers to Harrison Hot Springs for lively musical concerts that will warm up your winter. Zappostrophe’ plays at Harrison Memorial Hall on January 13th, featuring the music of iconoclastic performer Frank Zappa. Purchase tickets here. Musical group Windborne will exhilarate audiences with captivating vocal harmonies, bringing old songs into the present on Friday, February 2. Get your tickets for Windborne here.
7. WALK THE EAGLE VIEWING AND FOREST TRAIL AT SANDPIPER RESORT
Sandpiper Resort’s scenic trail winds its way through towering forests, across a rushing creek, and beside vibrant golf greens, until you reach the Eagle Viewing Gazebo, with stunning river and mountain views! An easy trail for getting your steps in and filling your lungs with fresh air (and you just might spot some eagles or other wildlife)!
8. BOOK A FISHING EXCURSION WITH BC SPORTFISHING GROUP
Experience the fishing trip of a lifetime on BC Sportfishing Group’s covered and heated boats . Their knowledgeable and professional guides will help you catch a whopper! Check out their range of package deals here.
9. EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF TUBING AT SASQUATCH MOUNTAIN RESORT (Tubing opening to be announced)
Snow much fun! Roar down the slopes in a fun, bouncy rubber tube, and catch the “magic carpet” ride to make your way back to the top. Check out Sasquatch Mountain Resort for more information and tickets.
10. TAKE A HIKE!
Area hiking trails are nice and quiet at this time of year, but the workout and views at the top are just as amazing as ever! Check out our wide variety of trails – you’ll find our latest hiking guide here!
We hope you’ll embrace winter and create lasting memories with us in the Harrison River Valley! To inspire your next visit, follow us on Instagram, TikTok, Pinterest or Facebook, or stop by our Visitor Centre & Sasquatch Museum at #102, 160 Lillooet Road. Click the button below to explore even more!