BC is naturally gorgeous and people from around the world come to experience nature here! You don't have to go on a month-long camping voyage through the province to enjoy what it has to offer. There are a ton of free BC things to do this summer for anyone who loves the outdoors.

Whether you find yourself with a free afternoon or weekend, it's easy to fit in these free outdoor activities into your lifestyle this summer. From new ways to explore the province to your favourite summer activities year after year, there's something on this list that you'll want to do this summer—probably even this weekend!

Here are seven free things to do in BC this summer if you love the outdoors:

Hunt For Treasure

Price: Free!

Why you need to go: You have to try geocaching if you're not already hooked! Hike and rummage through the woods to find hidden treasure boxes this summer and get outdoors while winning sweet prizes.

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Hike To Waterfalls

Price: Free!

Why you need to go: Feel the cool mist on your face and take stunning photos of the incredible waterfalls we have in our province.

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Watch The Fireworks

Price: Free!

Why you need to go: The Honda Celebration of Light is a rite of passage for anyone in BC for the summer. This immense fireworks show lights up the night and are even choreographed to music for a truly unique experience.

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Explore BC's Parks

Price: Free!

Why you need to go: There are more parks in BC than you could even imagine. Check out a new one this summer or hit up your old standby favourite with a picnic basket in tow.

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Catch An Outdoor Movie

Price: Free!

Why you need to go: There are so many free outdoor movie screenings happening all over the province this summer! There's nothing like catching a movie right under the stars, at no cost.

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Take A Dip In A Crystal Blue Swimming Hole

Price: Free!

Why you need to go: Find yourself a crystal blue swimming hole, maybe even one hidden in the forest, and treat yourself to a refreshing dip! This is best done on a super hot day.

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Tube Down A Lazy River

Price: Free!

Why you need to go: Grab your tube and go. Let the lazy river carry you and leave your worries on the riverbank!

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