WILLINGDON BEACH TRAIL MANAGEMENT TRANSITION – September 2, 2022

After 100 years of involvement by volunteers maintaining the historic Willingdon Beach Trail, the PRFHS regrets to report that it will not be participating when the trail re-opens later in 2022, following the installation of the wastewater treatment pipes and resurfacing of the trail.

From time immemorial, Tla’amin people used and maintained the trail (or land very close to it) to get from tiskʷat (the Townsite) to ʔahʔǰumɩχʷ (Willingdon Beach), another Tla’amin village. It has been a privilege for us, descendants of the “settler” community, to carry on this activity.

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