British Columbia’s big backyard inspires introspective personal journeys and unbridled adventures. Our cities, set on the doorstep of the wild, make it easy to step further into nature and explore the endless possibilities of the outdoors. Our people connect explorers with unexpected moments that renew the human spirit.
From massive mountain ranges and windswept beaches to rainforests overflowing with life, discover how BC’s diverse landscapes shape our people and culture.
British Columbians, support your local Indigenous restaurants with COVID-19 safe dining or tuck in at home to menus that lift up locally-sourced, high-quality ingredients, and Indigenous culinary traditions.Learn More
Forest bathing is the latest health trend—but what exactly is it, anyways? Translated from the Japanese term shinrin-yoku, forest bathing is also known as forest therapy. It’s kind of like hiking through the forest. It’s kind of like meditating amongst the trees. Yet it’s not exactly either.Learn More
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