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Barnston Island Regional ParkBarnston Island Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/PublishingImages/RobertPoint.jpg

 

 

RobertPoint-photo1http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/RobertPoint-photo1_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3531&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosRobertPoint-photo1

 

 

 

 

Barnston Island Regional ParkBarnston Island Regional Park-122.72561149.208675http://maps.google.ca/maps?q=robert+point+surrey+bc&hl=en&ll=49.210813,,-122.727671&spn=0.063417,,0.186682&hnear=Robert+Point&t=h&z=14, Location Map<div class="ExternalClass0621419A25F64C518B2F02BFC33761CE"> <div> <div>Barnston Island Regional Park is located on Barnston Island which is serviced by a free, but very small ferry. Please leave your vehicle on the mainland as there is no public parking on the island.</div><div> </div><div><em><strong>To reach the ferry parking lot.</strong></em></div><div>From Hwy 1, take the 176 St north exit (#53). You are now on Hwy 17. Travel north about 500m and exit right for 104 Ave. IF YOU STAY ON HWY 17, THERE IS NO TURNAROUND FOR 5 KM. Another 300m will bring you to the 104 Ave/Golden Ears Connector junction. <em>Use caution as road work is ongoing at this junction.</em> Turn east onto 104 Avenue and follow it for 600m. </div></div></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPublications/RobertsPointParkMap.pdfhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/PublishingImages/Logos/BarnstonIslandRP.png, Barnston Island

 

 

 

 

BarnstonBarnston<div class="ExternalClass22A4EA6529B642F1BB1ECFF957DD8CCB"><div><span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span><p>Please comply with posted signs & fire danger guidelines:</p><ul><li>Campfires in all designated fire rings & fire pits, including those in group camps & picnic shelters, are prohibited.</li><li>Portable campfire apparatus (CSA- or ULC-approved only) are only allowed in designated fire rings & fire pits.</li></ul><ul><li>Barbecues/cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables, picnic shelters, group camps & campgrounds. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it.</li><ul><li>Propane- or gas-powered preferred</li><li>If you use briquettes, dispose of them carefully in proper receptacles</li></ul></ul><ul><li>A reminder that there is no smoking in regional parks except in designated smoking areas.</li><li>Remember to stay on trails at all times.</li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of all spark sources.</li><li>Report all forest fires to 911 & regional parks staff.</li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div></div>2018-07-17T07:00:00ZHIGH

 

 

Expect mosquitoes along the Fraser River this June/July<div class="ExternalClass3D44A220E014426297B1771B12E33ACA"><p>​Mosquitoes have emerged following the Fraser River freshet.  They are particularly abundant and voracious near the Fraser River floodplain.  The adult 'biting population' is expected to subside later in July, during the hot dry season. </p><div class="ExternalClass36CF1DC3979D4F06A942DA2785B85C1B"><p>Be prepared for mosquitoes when visiting parks along the Fraser River. Ways to avoid mosquito bites:</p><ul><li>Avoid being outdoors during dawn and dusk when mosquito presence is at its peak. </li><li>Cover up your skin by wearing long sleeves, long pants and a hat </li><li>Wear light colours and loose-fitting cloths.</li><li>Use insect repellent.</li><li>Use an insect net.  </li></ul><p><br>For more information on <a href="/services/parks/learn/natural-resource-management/wildlife-management/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">mosquitoes and mosquito control</a>.</p><p>Mosquito control hotline is 604-872-1912 <a href="http://www.culex.ca/mosquito-hotline/mosquito-hotline/" target="_blank">Culex Website</a>.</p><p>For those in the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) view the <a href="http://www.fvrd.ca/EN/main/services/mosquitoes.html" target="_blank">FVRD website</a> for more info.</p></div></div>True

 

 

 

 

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