Posted by: cherylyoung | April 30, 2015

Long known as the Salmon Capital of the World, Campbell River is a natural destination,in more ways than one.

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The young and vibrant community of Campbell River

 on the east coast of central Vancouver Island is

 beautifully set between Strathcona Park to the west

 and the Discovery Islands to the east, a

 metropolitan town located on the frontier of a BC

 wilderness, inhabited by few people but many

 animals.

 Long known as the Salmon Capital of the World,

 Campbell River is a natural destination, in more

 ways than one.

Campbell River is big as Vancouver Island cities go.

The town hosts a busy arts and culture scene, and is

 completely ringed with shopping malls, yet the city

 centre still looks and feels as it probably did in

 the ’50s.

Campbell River is located in a region rich in natural

 resources.

The towering West Coast forests have fostered a

 growing forestry industry, from logging companies

 to pulp mills and sawmill operations.

Mining is another active industry in Campbell

River, with…

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