The BC Bird Trail is made possible by:
The BC Bird Trail is the result of a group of folks who love British Columbia’s diverse communities, the natural landscapes that surround them, and the migratory birds that nest in our regions throughout the year. The BC Bird Trail is produced by various Destination Marketing Organizations, Destination British Columbia, Birds Canada, Indigenous Tourism BC, and The Number Creative.
Working with Birds Canada, Indigenous Tourism BC, and the regional organizations representing each trail, we crafted the curated itineraries that encourage birders to Discover the Pacific Flyway through Central Vancouver Island, Richmond Delta, and The Fraser Valley along the BC Bird Trail.
Canada’s voice for birds. Birds Canada is dedicated to conserving wild birds through sound science, on-the-ground actions, innovative partnerships, public engagement, and science-based advocacy. In support of the BC Bird Trail, Birds Canada was integral in the coordinating of itineraries, and connection to the birding community.
Indigenous Tourism BC
Indigenous Tourism BC (ITBC) is a non-profit, Stakeholder-based organization committed to the continued growth of a sustainable, authentic, and culturally rich Indigenous tourism industry in British Columbia. Our respect for ITBC cannot be understated, as they continue to facilitate inspiring learning opportunities with Indigenous communities throughout BC, an integral part of the BC Bird Trail.
Destination BC, a provincial Crown corporation, leads the marketing of British Columbia as a tourist destination and promotes the development and growth of the provincial tourism industry. Destination BC is focused on attracting overnight visitors to the province, by promoting our Super, Natural British Columbia brand to the world, and increasing tourism revenues by supporting industry in the development and delivery of remarkable experiences like the BC Bird Trail.
This team of enthusiastic tourism professionals is focused on making their city shine, and ensuring every visitor’s experience is amazing. At the forefront of the BC Bird Trail, the team at Tourism Richmond helped hone and shape every part of this project – and provided inside info on the can’t-miss spots on their itinerary.
Tourism Delta is a not-for-profit Destination Marketing Organization with a mission to promote Delta, BC, to visitors and residents alike. Delta is a municipality including the three communities of Tsawwassen with its sunny skies and breathtaking beaches, Ladner with its quaint historic village and deep fishing and farming roots, and North Delta featuring amazing parks, including Burns Bog – North America’s largest domed peat bog.
Discover Surrey is an independent, non-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors representing various sectors of the regions diverse tourism industry. A haven for outdoor adventures and city slickers alike, Surrey is known for its spectacular natural scenery, exciting culinary scene, and vibrant, diverse culture.
Tourism Cowichan represents the chill, unhurried pace of their region – and the many quiet, unspoiled spots to enjoy it in. From the lush, green forests, and stunning orchards to award-winning vineyards and miles of pristine coastline, there’s always something new to quench your thirst for the fresh outdoors.
Tourism Nanaimo is the official hub of information for the Nanaimo area, including Gabriola Island, Saysutshun (Newcastle) Island. Learn more about the beautiful harbour city and see what makes Nanaimo the best base camp for your island adventures! Visit our website for trip planning information.
Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association
The Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association is the Destination Marketing Organization promoting the Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Nanoose Bay, French Creek, Lighthouse Country, and Arrowsmith Coombs Country regions of Vancouver Island as world-renowned, all-season tourism destinations.
Tourism Abbotsford delivers tourism marketing on behalf of over 300 marketing partners in the region. Their commitment to best practices has resulted in their recognition as a BC Tourism Industry Award recipient for community sport tourism, in addition to earning a BC DMO Professional Excellence Award.
Tourism Chilliwack is committed to continually striving towards creating a WOW destination. Thankfully, this stop on the BC Bird Trail boasts a vibrant community, rich in history, outdoor adventures, and farm experiences all along the mighty Fraser River.
The Township of Langley is the Fraser Valley’s premier wine and libations destination, and home of historical Fort Langley; the birthplace of British Columbia. You’ll also discover authentic farm experiences, beautiful parks and trails, trendy restaurants & lounges, exciting sports venues, unique shopping, and so much more.
A good trip starts with good planning, and the folks at Tourism Harrison work hard to ensure your trip to Harrison gives you the getaway you’re looking for. Nestled against Southwestern British Columbia’s magnificent mountains and the sandy beaches of Harrison Lake, this region is an incredible place to find nature… just up the road.
Cranbrook Tourism is comprised of a talented team of passionate professionals extending local pride to tourist enjoyment. With lakes, river valleys, and the great outdoors just minutes from downtown Cranbrook – it’s no wonder so many make this town a mandatory stop on their tour throughout the Columbia Valley.
Welcome to Kicking Horse Country; just a short drive west from Calgary, the historic town of Golden is nestled between Yoho and Glacier National Parks, surrounded by the Canadian Rockies and Columbia Mountains. It’s these mountain ranges, plus two historic rivers and six mountain parks, that deliver the unforgettable experiences that entice folks from all over Western Canada to visit year after year.
Invermere On the Lake and Panorama Mountain Resort are two incredible destinations comprising one amazing community on the edge fo the Canadian Rockies. Home of a great mountain, and a quaint town, Invermere’s downtown showcases a relaxed atmosphere full of boutiques, fine restaurants, cafes, pubs, galleries, and more. Venturing further along the famous Powder Highway, Panorama Mountain Resort features one of the largest alpine skiing resorts in North America.
From sea to sky, Tourism Squamish represents an incredible community that offers more of the world’s most epic outdoor adventures than any other community in Canada – all within 10 minutes of each other.
Operated by the Radium Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce, Tourism Radium is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors representing the region’s diverse local businesses owners. The entire team at Tourism Radium is focused on inspiring visitors to stay, explore, and experience the peace and the adventure found within the Village of Radium Hot Springs, a unique and memorable destination in the Kootenay Rockies.
With hundreds of kilometres of trails, world-class golf courses, and an engaging sense of community – Kimberley BC is a good place to do just about anything, including birding! The many lakes and rivers in the area are just one reason why locals, tourists, and birds love to explore this beautiful alpine city. In Kimberley, BC it’s the little things that make a big difference.
Destination Osoyoos is the official Destination Marketing Organization for Osoyoos, British Columbia – inviting guests to experience Canada’s desert and warmest welcome in a community built upon respect, sustainability, and inclusiveness.
City of Langford
Surrounded by nature and wildlife, the City of Langford is one of the fastest growing cities in Canada. Providing all the shopping and professional services locals and guests need, Langford also provides the opportunity to explore some of the most beautiful trails on the West Coast – or relax on a paddle board in the afternoon sun.
The Number is a creative consulting agency based in Victoria BC with clients throughout Vancouver Island and mainland British Columbia. Their team works collaboratively with clients to conceptualize, design, and execute branding and marketing strategies with the associated collateral required to make an impact across any touchpoint. They also really quite like birds – and remain honoured to work alongside every organization and community involved in the BC Bird Trail.