Spring activities to do
Come enjoy spring-time activities in Harrison Hot Springs
1. Public Pool – Natural Thermal Spring Water
Take in the waters, sooth and refresh your body. Open 7 days a week. Phone 604 796 2244 ext 249 for admission and hours
2. Walk amongst the Tulips
Late April- early May. Tulips of the Valley Tulip Festival with 40 acres to enjoy, come and explore the many different varieties of tulips. www.tulipofthevalley.com
3. Concerts and Festivities
Check out the Spring line up of excellent concerts hosted by the Harrison Festival Society. www.harrisonfestival.com
May 21, 2010 Buds n’ Bloom Plant and Garden Show, 13th annual event. Enjoy plants sales, tools, silent auction, anything for that avid or just starting out gardener. Agassiz Pavillion
4. Art Gallery
Wonder through the Ranger Station Public Art Gallery. From paintings to photography to student artwork. Each month they have a new artist highlighted. Easy walk from town. www.kentharrisonartscouncil.com
5. Cheese Please
The Farm House Natural Cheeses, large range of artisan cheeses and dairy product right on a family farm using the rich pure milk from cows and goats. Watch the cheesemaking process through the viewing windows and treat yourself to the taste of pure country. www.farmhousecheeses.com
The coffee culture is alive and well in Harrison. Enjoy a cup at one of several spots in the Village. Muddy Waters, Miss Margarets, Cookin Kim’s Country Cafe or head to The Back Porch and watch coffee being roasted in a circa 1919 flame roaster.
7. Adventure Park at Tugboat Juncton
Family fun adventure park featuring mini golf, train rides, inflatables, gold panning and more. Opens May long weekend for the season. www.tugboatjunction.com
8. Agassiz Speedway
Racing April – October. Sportsman, Street, Mini and Hornet classes. Action packed oval track racing under the lights on Saturdays. www.Agassizspeedway.com
9. Peddle Power
Jamie’s Quadracycle Rentals. For some wheel fun, grab your friends and family and cruise around town in a four seater bike or choose from your own trike, limo or ranger style bicycle. Check them out in the Village.
10. Sasquatch Provincial Park
Enjoy two nearby lakes – Hicks and Deer Lakes or the picnic area at Greenpoint on Harrison Lake. The park also offers canoing/kayaking, hiking, swimming, interpretive programs, playgound and camping.
11. Head back to the 1920’s
Kilby Historic Site, 1906 General Store Museum, working heritage farm, costumed interpreters, friendly farm animals, home style restaurant. www.kilby.ca
12. Herb Garden Visit
Limbert Mountain Farm, a heritage experience, fresh herbs, garlic, salads in season, heirloom tomatoes. Learn how, with cooking classes & herb gardening classes. Gifts for the home and garden or lunch in the Tea Room. www.limbertmountainfarm.com
13. Take a Hike
Discover the most popular hiking & walking trails in the region. Stop in at the Harrison Hot Springs Visitor Centre for up to date trail information.
14. Minter Gardens
Dazzle your senses at the world class show gardens. www.mintergardens.com