They say the best things in life are free, so we took it upon ourselves to find the most fun in our province at no charge. To help you save your money, we've made a list of amazing free things to do in B.C. You might be surprised to discover how many budget-friendly activities there are within the province.\nFor example, did you know there are areas where you can camp for free? That's right; you can go on a spontaneous road trip without paying and booking fees.\nIt is easy to fill your weekends with fun adventures. You can float down lazy rivers, explore hidden caves, or even hike to a giant waterfall.\nB.C. is so gorgeous that you can live a luxurious lifestyle without spending a dime.\nYou can explore a stunning castle's garden or treat yourself to a relaxing spa day with your friends at a hot spring.\nOr, you can soak up the sunshine with your friends at a turquoise water beach that will make you feel like you are in Hawaii.\nWhile it sometimes takes a bit of extra searching to find inexpensive things to do, your wallet will thank you. Here are 12 free things to do in B.C. that you have to try:\nGo Camping\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Jones Lake Reservoir, Fraser Valley D, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: You enjoy the free campsites at Jones Lake. Here you can spend a relaxing weekend, swimming, and hiking.\n View this post on Instagram One of the best parts about being home is spending time with my boy @pepe.andino 🐕 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For those of you who don’t know Pepe he was born on the streets of Huaraz, Peru. We met him a year ago and @rodtrvn brought him back to San Diego for a few months until my family and I decided to adopt him ❤️ He’s about 1 year & 8 months (according to a vet) and we don’t know what his breed is but he reminds me of a border collie X golden retriever. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ He’s still learning how to be the goodest boy possible, but since he was a street dog before he can be scared of new people. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ PC: @braybraywoowoo (my edit) & vid from @frauki A post shared by Errin Casano (@errincasa) on Jun 13, 2019 at 10:58am PDT\n\nWebsite\nHike to Norvan Falls\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Lynn Headwaters Regional Park, 4900 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: You can go on an incredible afternoon where you will need to cross a suspension bridge, before reaching a huge waterfall.\n View this post on Instagram Was it really a hike unless you take a semi nude photo at the end ? A post shared by Beifern / Tina Chong (@feibern) on Nov 22, 2019 at 7:39pm PST\n\nWebsite\nSwing at the top of a Mountain\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Old Baldy Mountain, Cowichan Valley B, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: You can enjoy a dazzling lookout by swinging at the hidden swing at Old Baldy Mountain.\n View this post on Instagram Find someone who would put a swing on top of a mountain for you 🥰 A post shared by @ carlakiefer on Sep 28, 2019 at 6:15pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nWatch Movies Under the Stars\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: Once the warm weather arrives you can bring a blanket and enjoy watching outdoors.\n View this post on Instagram IN ONE WEEK! Vancouver's all-time favourite Tuesday nights are back... the 10th season of the @evocarshare Summer Cinema series at Second Beach in Stanley Park kicks off next week - Tuesday, July 3rd - with a FREE outdoor screening of THE PRINCESS BRIDE at dusk. Find out all the details at www.SummerCinema.ca! #freemovies #vancouver #stanleypark #secondbeach #westendyvr #yvrevents #summer #princessbride #tourismvancouver #familyfun #outdoormovies A post shared by Outdoor Movies BC (@freshaircinema) on Jun 26, 2018 at 4:36pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nExplore the Gardens at Hatley Castle\nPrice: Free\nAddress: 2005 Sooke Rd., Victoria, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: You can visit the massive 10-acre heritage garden around the castle that has been featured in movies like X-Men and Deadpool.\n View this post on Instagram Weekend getaways to the island 🌊 If you're looking for European vibes in BC, Hatley Castle is your answer. Located just 3 hours from Vancouver on Victoria, this picturesque heritage castle has been the film set for several movies, such as X-Men and Deadpool 🎥 It's also free to visit the castle grounds, which boast waterfront views 😍 A post shared by Nicole | Travel + Lifestyle (@nicolehuui) on Nov 12, 2018 at 7:15pm PST\n\nWebsite\nCross Elk Falls Suspension Bridge\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Elk Falls Provincial Park and Protected Area, Millennium Trail, Campbell River, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: You can cross this metal suspension bridge to enjoy a spectacular lookout of Elk Falls.\n View this post on Instagram wanderlust✨🌷🤙🏼💕 A post shared by Victoria Celine (@victoriaa.celine) on Jul 24, 2017 at 9:58am PDT\n\nWebsite\nRelax at Liard River Hot Springs \nPrice: Free October to April, $5 from May 1 to Sept 30\nAddress: Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park, 75100-81198 Alaska Hwy., Northern Rockies B, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: You can enjoy relaxing at this dreamy outdoor hot springs.\n View this post on Instagram Accidentally found the most beautiful place A post shared by NILS ~ (@nilsbishop) on Jan 5, 2019 at 9:11pm PST\n\nWebsite\nSip Wine at a Vineyard\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Summerhill Pyramid Winery, 4870 Chute Lake Rd., Kelowna, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: This incredible winery offers complimentary wine samples from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.\n View this post on Instagram happy birthday Tay!!! I couldn’t be more grateful to have someone like you as both a best friend and sister ❣️ #20 A post shared by kiana lalonde (@kianalalonde) on Mar 21, 2018 at 6:41pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nSpend the Day at the Beach\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Tribune Bay, Tribune Bay Provincial Park, Hornby Island, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: It is a tropical oasis that will make you feel like you are in Hawaii.\n View this post on Instagram Reminiscing about the gorgeous waters at Tribune Bay... #hornbywithdrawals . . . . . . . #hornbyisland #tribunebay #bigtrib #hornbyviews #myhornbystory #girlsthatwander #soulsthatwander #girlslovetravel #girlsdreamtravel #beautifulbc #explorebc #hellobc #pnw #pnwonderland #travel #vacation #wanderlust #travelgram #instapassport #unicornfloatie #floatielife A post shared by Irene (@postcards.from.irene) on Oct 7, 2019 at 9:22pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nFloat Down a River\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Similkameen River, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: You can enjoy a lazy day floating down the river between Bromley Rock and the Red Bridge.\n View this post on Instagram 1 out of 6 hours..always bring a snack boat 🍕 A post shared by l i n d s (@lindsayhack) on Aug 27, 2017 at 9:41pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nGo Cycling\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Arbutus Greenway, Vancouver, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: This cycling trail will take you past gorgeous gardens and lookout points.\n View this post on Instagram If it's called a greenway, why is it so red? 🍁 #ohmygodkarenyoucantjustaskgreenwayswhytheyrered #arbutusgreenway #vancouver A post shared by Justine Crawford (@justinecrawfish) on Oct 22, 2018 at 5:17pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nExplore Some Caves\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Little Huson Caves, Mount Waddington D, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: Within this park, there are 15 limestone caves that you can explore.\n View this post on Instagram Drive down a gravel road off the Hwy and a 10 minute walk through the forest you'll arrive at Little Huson Caves. These limestone caves has been carved out by water over hundreds of thousands of years. There are several other caves in the area however they are more suitable for experienced cavers. 🌲 -- Vancouver Island North contains the highest concentration of caves in Canada. A post shared by Adventure 🗺 Travel (@__samanthaxoxo__) on Jun 24, 2018 at 12:15pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.