Northern BC
Prince Rupert - Northern BC
Peace River - North West BC - Alaska Highway

The City of Prince Rupert - Prince Rupert lies at the heart of the traditional territory of the Tsimshian First Nation. This territory is bordered by the traditional lands of the Gitxsan, Nisga'a, Haida and Heiltsuk people, many of whom today make their home in Prince Rupert as well as in their traditional communities along the coast. Many of the most famous Northwest Coast artists live and work in Prince Rupert. You will find original sculpture, prints, and jewellery, and possibly be able to observe artists at work.

From Prince Rupert, you can ferry to Alaska, Haida Gwaii - (The Queen Charlotte Islands) and Vancouver Island.
Anahim Lake is a unigue wilderness community situated on the West Chilcotin Plateau in central British Columbia. A place where time has stood still. Untouched wilderness surrounds you - natural wildlife roams freely and fish abound in lakes and streams. Fabulous hiking, snowmobiling and pack trips are available into the Itcha, Ilgatchuz and Rainbow Mountains.

lake and mountain scenerySome of the most spectacular scenery in the world can be found along BC's interior highways.

Highway 97 has many names as it makes its way from the U.S.A. north to The Alaska Highway at Dawson Creek and on up to the Yukon border. You will pass through many interesting and historic towns and cities north of Kamloops such as Cache Creek, 100 Mile House, Williams Lake, Quesnel, Prince George, Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort St. John and Fort Nelson.

Highway 5, from Hope, through the Coquilhalla Pass on to Merritt and Kamloops, passes south of Wells Gray Park, past Barriere, Clearwater and Valemount and meets Highway 16 near Mt. Robson Park (the highest point in the Canadian Rockies) at Tete Jaune Cache, and Jasper National Park in Alberta.

Highway 16 crosses the centre of BC through Prince George and west to the coast through Vanderhoof, Burns Lake, Houston, Smithers, New Hazelton, Terrace and Prince Rupert.

Highway 37 south from Terrace will take you to Kitimat  at the head of the Kitimat Arm of the Douglas Channel, a deepwater fjord. Kitimat is located 63 km (39 mi) south of Terrace.

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Highway 20 from Williams Lake will take you through some of the most spectacular scenic wilderness as you head west to Bella Coola where you can make ferry connections to Vancouver Island or north to Prince Rupert and Alaska.

black bearsThe City of Prince George found at the junction of the Nechako and Fraser Rivers, 91 kilometres (56.5 miles) east of the geographical centre of BC, has a population of approximately 78,000 Prince George and is 786km (488 miles) northeast of Vancouver on Hwy 97 and nearly midway between Jasper, on the BC/Alberta border, and Prince Rupert, on BC's West Coast, on Hwy 16 (the Yellowhead Hwy).


riverThe avid outdoors person is offered an unparalleled experience in back country recreation. In the summer go horseback riding, fishing, riverboating, canoeing and hiking. Fully guided hunting expeditions are offered in the spring and fall. Come winter take advantage of the snowmobiling and skiing adventures.

Enjoy riding in the high alpine among sparkling streams, wildflowers, and glistening lakes. The area has an abundant population of wildlife including moose, mountain sheep, mountain goats, cougars, wolves, both black and grizzly bears. Be sure your camera is ready as the photographic opportunities are endless.

eagleHighway 37 from just west of New Hazelton, heads north past Stewart, where views of the Coast Mountain Glaciers are available and through the Stikine Valley on up to Cassiar, heading north to meet The Alaska Highway. While going North to Alaska there are many places to stop, things to do, and attractions to visit. The links below provide information on some of these things. Even if you are not going all the way to Alaska you will be able to plan an excellent vacation.

Activities include wilderness adventure tours, Eco-tours, boating, fly fishing, salt and fresh water fishing, hiking, camping, trail riding, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling, hunting, and more.

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