Butedale Cannery: [?] . Abandoned in the 1950s, folklore surrounds Butedale as its ghostly lights burned into the night for twenty-five years until the hydro generator was finally turned off in the late 1970s. [M | C]
Joined: Aug 06, 2005 Posts: 206 Location: Maple Ridge
Posted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 5:28 pm Post subject: Surrey Bend Caches
On Sunday Bowser98, MrTJ and myself did the walk along the riverside in Surrey Bend Regional Park next to the Barnston Island Ferry dock while we searched out the 4 caches in the area.
Many of you may know of these caches but have had reservations in hunting for them; the oldest cache (and farthest) has been hidden for 4 years, yet only receives a dozen or so visits a year.
There is a good reason for that; the trail is overgrown by brush and the occasional bramble, you have to cross a small creek that may or may not be crossable depending on the high tide, and where the bank skirts the river edge the bank is eroded away causing you to balance on a sliver of land above the river itself.
If you would like to read the full story and see the video of the trail, go to my blog with coffee in hand and spend a few minutes seeing what you may be getting into.
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