Golden Ears Provincial Park

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy reports that many dog-related incidents in Golden Ears go unreported or are directed to the RCMP by mistake. (Golden Ears Dog Walking Facebook/Special to The News)

Golden Ears hikers want more dog-use restrictions in the provincial park

Report reveals that 22% of visitors want to transition to a on-leash only policy

 

Ron Paley, trailmaster for GETPARC, standing on top of Golden Ears summit (Ron Paley/Special to the News)

Maple Ridge emergency hiking shelter celebrates 20 years of saving lives

Golden Ears Provincial Park structure has helped countless hikers since its 2002 construction

 

A momma bear is going to teach her young ones how to forage for food. Conservation officers hope that doesn’t include how to find and feast on human’s garbage. (Ross Davies/Special to Black Press)

Golden Ears Provincial Park to reopen after problem bear captured and killed

Bear attempted to enter trailer and tent with people inside

A momma bear is going to teach her young ones how to forage for food. Conservation officers hope that doesn’t include how to find and feast on human’s garbage. (Ross Davies/Special to Black Press)
Golden Ears Provincial Park is closed until Thursday, June 16. (The News/files)

Golden Ears Provincial Park fully closed due to black bear

BC Parks and the BC Conservation Officer Services trying to trap problematic bear

Golden Ears Provincial Park is closed until Thursday, June 16. (The News/files)
Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue rescued four hikers from the base of Edge Peak in Golden Ears Provincial Park Monday morning. (Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue/Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue rescued four hikers from the base of Edge Peak in Golden Ears Provincial Park Monday morning. (Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue/Special to The News)
Person being pulled to safety. (Screen grab)

Turbans used to rescue hiker above waterfall in Golden Ears park

Man had slipped into pool above the Lower Falls Monday afternoon

Person being pulled to safety. (Screen grab)
Michael Babor and Angela and Randy Massey protested the B.C. Parks decision to eliminate first-come, first-serve camping in Golden Ears Provincial Park during peak season, from mid-May to Labour Day. (The News Files)

Lots of empty campsites in B.C.’s Golden Ears Park, say critics of reservation system

Parks operator says those who don’t show up lose their sites, which are made available

Michael Babor and Angela and Randy Massey protested the B.C. Parks decision to eliminate first-come, first-serve camping in Golden Ears Provincial Park during peak season, from mid-May to Labour Day. (The News Files)
Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue, with help from Coquitlam Search and Rescue, performed a longline rescue in Golden Ears Provincial Park on Tuesday. (Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue/Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue, with help from Coquitlam Search and Rescue, performed a longline rescue in Golden Ears Provincial Park on Tuesday. (Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue/Special to The News)
Golden Ears Provincial Park. (Maple Ridge News file)

Rescue underway in Golden Ears Provincial Park

Helicopter called in for rescue along the West Canyon Trail

Golden Ears Provincial Park. (Maple Ridge News file)
Rex, an elderly golden Labrador retriever, is surrounded by his rescuers in Golden Ears Provincial Park. (Special to The News)

VIDEO: Dog survives plunge over Gold Creek Lower Falls in Maple Ridge

Fire chief asks for visitors to be more cautious in Golden Ears Provincial Park

Rex, an elderly golden Labrador retriever, is surrounded by his rescuers in Golden Ears Provincial Park. (Special to The News)
Stu Burgess is operations manager for Golden Ears and Rolley Lake Provincial Parks. (The News files)

Golden Ears park camping to be limited to those in local health region

Fraser Health Authority and Vancouver Coastal Health now considered one region

Stu Burgess is operations manager for Golden Ears and Rolley Lake Provincial Parks. (The News files)
Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue team members used rope and harness to get the lost hiker to a place where she could safely be extracted by helicopter. (Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue)

Online map of Golden Ears could lead to helicopter rescue

Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue warns about dangerous ‘trail’

Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue team members used rope and harness to get the lost hiker to a place where she could safely be extracted by helicopter. (Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue)
Stu Burgess is operations manager for Golden Ears and Rolley Lake Provincial Parks. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

Golden Ears park operator hoping for better system to limit guests

Day use pass system deterred some, but still issues

Stu Burgess is operations manager for Golden Ears and Rolley Lake Provincial Parks. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
Golden Ears provincial park was closed to traffic Sunday morning Aug. 2, 2020 due to what RCMP called a ‘medical incident’ (Maple Ridge News file)
Golden Ears provincial park was closed to traffic Sunday morning Aug. 2, 2020 due to what RCMP called a ‘medical incident’ (Maple Ridge News file)
Stu Burgess, operations manager for Golden Ears and Rolley Lake Provincial Parks, says anyone planning to visit either park this weekend should expect lineups. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

Record numbers flock to Golden Ears Provincial Park

Rolley Lake Provincial Park busy as well, lineups expected this weekend

Stu Burgess, operations manager for Golden Ears and Rolley Lake Provincial Parks, says anyone planning to visit either park this weekend should expect lineups. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
Thousands of people have been flocking to Golden Ears park. (Roxanne Hooper-BLACK PRESS)

New reservation system for Golden Ears Provincial Park amid controversy

Will allow campers to reserve spots live online

Thousands of people have been flocking to Golden Ears park. (Roxanne Hooper-BLACK PRESS)
Stu Burgess is with Alouette Park operations manager. (THE NEWS-files)
Stu Burgess is with Alouette Park operations manager. (THE NEWS-files)
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