Archives for posts with tag: British Columbia

   
   
10. Island Highway, Malahat
About 2 kilometres south of Shawnigan Lake Road

9. Westside Road, Vernon
About 35 kilometres west of Vernon, near Chief Saddleman Road

8. Maple Crescent, Maple Ridge
At Lorne Avenue

7. Patullo Bridge, Surrey

6. McKenzie Avenue, Victoria
At Highway 1

5. George Massey Tunnel, Richmond

4. Westside Road, West Kelowna
About 17 kilometres north of West Kelowna

3. Cosens Bay Road, Coldstream
About 14 kilometres south of Vernon

2. Westside Road, West Kelowna
About 40 kilometres north of West Kelowna, near Attenborough Road

1. Silver Star Road, Vernon
West of Greenway Road, about 16 kilometres west of Vernon

   
Worst Roads In British Columbia 2013

The list of roads deemed the worst in British Columbia, according to respondents in a BCAA survey.

10) Todd Road, Kamloops
  9) Harris Road, Saturna Island
  8) Sea to Sky Highway, Pemberton
  7) Indian River Drive, North Vancouver
  6) Island Highway, Malahat
  5) Vernon-Slocan Highway, Cherryville
  4) Pacific Rim Highway, Port Alberni
  3) George Massey Tunnel, Delta
  2) BC Parkway, Vancouver/Burnaby/New Westminster
  1) Westside Road, Kelowna

   
   
   
   
   
   
   

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Capilano Suspension Bridge Park is one of Vancouver, British Columbia’s most popular tourist attractions. The reason is simple, there are so many things to see and do! Just minutes from the bustle of downtown Vancouver.
 

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Cathedral Grove: Macmillan Provincial Park is home to this unique forest with trees that have stood for more than 800 years.
 
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Black Tusk: This extinct volcano is one of the most identifiable features of Garibaldi Provincial Park.
 
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Burgess Shale, Yoho National Park :
A fossil field in Yoho National Park where scientists have found trilobites that date back as far as 505 million years. Discoveries on the site can be found in the Smithsonian.
 
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Leanchoil Hoodoos: Yoho National Park is also home to these strange structures that look like smaller versions of the tall, layered rocks you find in the Utah desert. They form when sedimentary rock erodes beneath harder stone.
 
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Clayoquot Sound: There are few places in B.C. more serene than Clayoquot Sound, 2,600 square kilometres of rainforest and inlets that include old growth forests, salmon spawning habitat and rare plant species. The area is so important to environmentalists that it has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, a designation that limits resource activity.
 
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Eve Cone: Eve Cone is a black, symmetrical volcano that is estimated to have formed about 1,300 years ago. It stands out from a perfectly level plateau in Mt. Edziza Provincial Park.
 
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Della Falls: This towering waterfall in Strathcona Provincial Park has been called the tallest in Canada, although that title has been disputed. It stands 440 metres high and is accessible only by a 16-kilometre hike.
 
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Haida Gwaii: This string of islands off B.C.’s northwest coast is notable for its diversity of plant and animal species, some of which can’t be found anywhere else. Humpback whales, orcas, dolphins, puffins and many more animals have been spotted in the region.
 
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Glaciers: These vast ice fields feed water to several major rivers that flow into hydroelectric dams, providing residents with their electricity. And they’re simply stunning. The Klinaklini Glacier is B.C.’s largest at 470 square kilometres.
 
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