Belle Mountain equine trails: a must see!


By Andrea Arnold The Robson Valley Chapter of the Back Country Horsemen of BC have had a busy 2021, building and rehabilitating trails, structure installation at the Dore River trailhead and clearing land for a new rustic equine campground on Belle Mountain. The largest and newest project the local chapter has taken on is the Belle Rustic Equine campground. Located 3km up the McIntosh logging road about 8km west of McBride. In June just under 2 hectares of land were cleared for 12 campsites, access roads to the sites as well as the kitchen site. In November, they started [...]

Belle Mountain equine trails: a must see!2022-02-19T11:43:51-08:00

Observation Challenge at Seal Bay Nature Park.


2021/06/02 From  BCHBC  North Vancouver Island Chapter near Comox COVID restrictions have put a damper on events and activities for local nonprofits and recreational organizations, and the Back Country Horsemen of BC’s North Vancouver Island  chapter (BCHBC-NVI) is no exception. To encourage their members on horseback, as well as hikers, joggers, cyclists, and dog walkers, to get out to explore this summer, the group has planned a free, COVID-compliant special ‘Observation Challenge’ at the Seal Bay Nature Park. “We developed this activity for individuals and families to participate in small groups, at their leisure, from July 1 to August 31,” explains [...]

Observation Challenge at Seal Bay Nature Park.2021-06-21T15:43:39-07:00

Persistence reaps rewards for BCHBC


January 22, 2021.  BCHBC members headed by Aldergrove chapter had a good meeting with BC Parks regarding horses and parking of horse trailers at Golden Ears Provincial Park in Maple Ridge. A real need for designated equine parking spaces at Golden Ears Provincial Park. BC Parks has agreed to install signs indicating designated horse trailer parking at the Main Corral parking lot for 4 or 5 spots.  When camping opens in May 2021 there will  also be a new horse trailer parking lot on the road to the group campsites. Park Rangers will issue warning tickets to non [...]

Persistence reaps rewards for BCHBC2021-02-18T12:38:34-08:00



Yarrow Chapter replaces the Old Nesakwatch Creek Bridge by Arlene Ladd Through the beautiful temperate rainforest of the Chilliwack River Valley runs the Great Trail (aka Trans Canada Trail) between Tamahi Creek and Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park, near the Ford Mountain Forest Service Road, runs the Nesakwatch Creek. The Great Trail passes over this water course. The Old Nesakwatch bridge. After 20 years the once beautiful bridge was failing.  This part of the Great Trail is a popular section important to hikers, mountain bikes and equestrians.  In the fall of 2019, after conferring with Recreation Sites and [...]

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