Harrison is located at the southern end of Harrison Lake, which is the largest body of fresh water in southwestern BC. It is situated 90 minutes east of Vancouver in the area know as the Fraser Valley. Harrison is named for a former deputy governor of the Hudson’s Bay CO, a man by the name of Benjamin Harrison. The village was established in 1886 and the Harrison Hot Springs mineral springs located there are a major tourist attraction drawing health conscious tourists for over a century. It is a place of natural beauty and today visitors can enjoy a wide variety of activities such as boating, moderate seasonal climate with pleasant summers and mild winters. It is a place of unparalleled beauty and solace. It is also home to the famous Harrison Hot Springs Resort and Spa which has been hosting guests since 1925.