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Discover the Northern Rockies Travel Guide

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Travel Guide WELCOME Welcome to the Northern Rockies Distances | Climate | Emergency Services

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HISTORY Alaska Highway 6 Fort Nelson 8 Fort Nelson First Nation 10 EVENTS 20 THINGS TO DO 22 PLACES / PARKS Sikanni 12 Buckinghorse | Prophet River | Andy Bailey 13 Fort Nelson 14 Steamboat Mountain | Tetsa River 24 Stone Mountain | Summit Lake 26 Toad River 28 Muncho Lake 30 Liard River Hot Springs 32 Coal River | Fireside | Contact Creek 36 The Highway Today 38 Muskwa-Kechika 40 Deh Cho | Liard Highway 42 ACTIVITIES / INFORMATION Wildlife 44 Bird Watching 46 Photography 48 Hunting 51 Hiking | Biking 52 Bear Smart 53 Hiking | Biking Trails 54 Fishing | Boating 59 Riverboat Routes 62 Backcountry 63 Northern Lights | Winter Activities 64 Regional Amenities 65 Adventures & Experiences 68 Fort Nelson Accommodation | Dining 70

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ALASKA Anchorage YUKON Whitehorse NORTHWEST TERRITORIES Yellowknife

BRITISH COLUMBIA Edmonton ALBERTA

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Fort Nelson Fort St. John Dawson Creek

Prince George

Kamloops Vancouver

Welcome to our World! We proudly welcome you to our world, and to the spectacular northern environment that we call home – Fort Nelson and the Northern Rockies. This travel guide will prepare you to experience your own adventure within the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality (NRRM). Encounter the places, activities and history that Fort Nelson, the Alaska Highway, the Northern Rockies and the Muskwa-Kechika wilderness have to offer. Make us your adventure and your destination! For more detailed information on the places, activities or businesses in Fort Nelson and the Northern Rockies visit the tourism website at www.tourismnorthernrockies.ca

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DISTANCE TO FORT NELSON FROM: Anchorage 2133 km Dawson Creek 454 km Fort St. John 379 km Edmonton 1046 km Vancouver 1638 km Whitehorse 968 km Yellowknife 985 km CLIMATE: Average Summer Temperature Average Winter Temperature Average Rainfall Annual Snowfall Elevation

1325 miles 283 miles 236 miles 650 miles 1017 miles 601 miles 612 miles

17˚ c -21˚ c 519 mm - 20.4” 191 cm - 75.0” 422 m - 1383.0‘

EMERGENCY SERVICES: RCMP (Police) 250-774-2777 Ambulance 250-774-2344 Fire Department 250-774-2222 Hospital 250-774-8100 Forest Fire 1-800-663-5555 BC Conservation Service 1-877-952-7277 RESTROOMS: Designated public washrooms between Fort Nelson and the Yukon border can be recognized by this symbol. These washrooms are free for public use during operating hours.

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The History of the Alaska Highway The Alaska Highway, which has been dubbed as the Alaska-Canada Military Highway or “Alcan� begins at Mile 0 in Dawson Creek, British Columbia and leads in a northwesterly direction through the Yukon Territory to Mile 1,520 at Fairbanks, Alaska. The bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941 spurred the construction of the Alaska Highway. The USA Military considered Alaska to be a vulnerable target to a Japanese invasion, and the highway was deemed a military necessity. USA President Roosevelt authorized the construction of the Alaska Highway and the build began five days later in March 1942. The Alaska Highway was completed in just nine short months! The general route of the highway was along a line of existing airfields from Edmonton, Alberta to Fairbanks, Alaska. But down on the ground, the road followed existing winter roads, old pack trails and rivers. Literally bulldozed through the wilderness, the road conditions along the Alcan were horrific. Construction persevered through the spring as the winter weather faded and crews were able to work from both the north and southern ends. Ninety degree turns and twenty-five percent

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11,000 American troops 7 regiments of engineers 16,000 civilians 7,000 pieces of equipment 1,500 miles in 8 months

grades were not uncommon. Construction accelerated after reports of Japanese invasion of Kiska Island and Attu Island in the Aleutians. On September 24, 1942 USA Military crews from both directions met at mile 588 at Contact Creek. The highway was officially dedicated on November 20, 1942 at Soldier’s Summit. In exchange for the highway’s right-of-way through Canada and other considerations, the USA paid for construction of the highway and turned over the Canadian portion of the Alaska Highway to the Canadian government in April 1946. After considerable improvements, the Alcan officially opened to the public in 1948. Since that time, extensive rerouting in Canada has shortened the Alaska Highway by approximately 35 miles (55 kilometres); mostly by eliminating winding or unsafe sections of the Highway. These improvements are responsible for differences between actual miles between points and the historical mileposts used as location references. When traveling the Alaska Highway today, you will notice historical mileposts along the British Columbia and Yukon sections of the Highway that note some 83 specific locations of interest. Be sure to stop at a few of these locations and get a sense of dedication on the making of the historic Alaska Highway.

The Alaska Highway was completed in 9 short months!

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The town found its 5th and current location during the construction of the Alaska Highway.

The History of Fort Nelson The North West Fur Trading Company first established Fort Nelson in 1805 and named it for the British Lord Horatio Nelson who won the Battle of Trafalgar. Fort Nelson is presently located in its fifth site (the previous four were vacated due to floods, fires and feuds) at 59˚ north latitude and 122˚ west longitude and sits at an elevation of 1383 feet / 422 metres. A little known fact is that Fort Nelson was the original “Zero” on the Alaska Highway. Prior to the American drive to build the Alaska Highway, there was already a winter road established from Fort St. John to Fort Nelson, which the US Army built upon during the 1942 construction of the Alaska Highway. Zero was the military post that served as the launch point for road construction north to Whitehorse. When the troops building south met the troops building north at Contact Creek on September 24, 1942, it marked the completion of the southern section of the Highway. It was only after the opening of the Alaska Highway to the public that Dawson Creek was named Mile 0, as it was the Highway’s southernmost point.

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Step back into history at the Fort Nelson Museum. Pick your date of interest or explore it all. Date 1805: Trapping and river transportation Date 1932: Birth of Curator Marl Brown Date 1942: Construction of the Alaska Highway.

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The History of Fort Nelson First Nation Fort Nelson First Nation (FNFN) members are “People of the Land” and have occupied the lands of northeast of British Columbia for tens of thousands of years. FNFN members speak the Dené and Cree languages and have a deep connection to the land. Members were, and still are, hunters and gatherers, and have moved around the territory with the seasons and animals that sustained their way of life and livelihood. FNFN members came from different areas of the territory. Fort Nelson was not the original home for this community. The Old Fort, on the banks of the Fort Nelson River, was just where FNFN members came to trade furs and purchase goods at the Hudson Bay Post. Members later settled in Old Fort on a seasonal basis. FNFN ancestors came from different areas of the territory: Nelson Forks, Francois, Pretty Hill, Deer River, Snake River, Kotcho Lake, Fontas, Kahntah and Moose Lake. Some FNFN relatives even came from as far away as Alberta and the Northwest Territories, and were adopted into the Nation by FNFN elders. Chief Jimmie Badine and Headman Tommy Whitehead signed an adhesion to Treaty No. 8 on August 15, 1910 at the Old Fort on behalf of FNFN. The 1910 Treaty talks affirmed FNFN’s rights to their traditional lands and ways of life “for as long as the sun shines, the grass grows and the rivers flow.” In the spirit of the Treaty of peace, sharing and co-existence, FNFN welcome others to their territory with the expectation that they will respect the lands, the ways and the intent of the Treaty. In the early 1940s, many FNFN members assisted with the construction of the Alaska Highway, from surveying and guiding, to

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Residing in the northeast of British Columbia for over 10,000 years

manual labour and camp operations. In terms of surveying, several portions of the 1940s route followed existing Indian trails. The building of the Alaska Highway and the Fort Nelson airport and military base brought rapid economic and social change to this region. Many FNFN members have stories of those early years with the highway. FNFN did not get their “reserve” until the early 1960’s, (50 years after signing Treaty No. 8) at which time most of the community was moved to “Mile 295” of the Alaska Highway. At that time, some of FNFN families remained and continued to live on the land where their families had lived for generations. FNFN has just over 830 members and 10 reserves. The total reserve land base is 9556.5 hectares. IR #2 is the largest and is located at Mile 295 of the Alaska Highway, 7 km south of the town of Fort Nelson. This is FNFN’s main reserve and home to about half of their population. FNFN also has reserves at Fontas, Kahntah, Snake River, Moose Lake, Francois and Maxhamish Lake. Many generations of FNFN men, women and children have lived and thrived in this area. FNFN has a commitment and obligation to care for and protect the rights, lands, waters, animals and whole ecosystem for future FNFN generations. The above text was provided by Fort Nelson First Nation

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Sikanni, Buckinghorse, Prophet & Andy Bailey On your way to the Northern Rockies, these stops are great places to break up the trip between Fort St. John and Fort Nelson. All are great places to stretch your legs or just get a coffee on the way. Refer to the Northern Rockies – Alaska Highway Amenity Guide at the back to see services available at each establishment. Sikanni Chief | Mile 162 (Kilometre 262) Resting peacefully at the bottom of a beautiful canyon is Sikanni Chief, home to the picturesque Sikanni River RV Park and Campground. Open seasonally, this serene location offers not only a full service campground with fuel and exceptional hospitality, visitors can also rent cabins for a rustic and cozy night’s stay. Offering more than just a relaxing place to rest, many come to fish and hunt and if you’re the adventurous type, you can trek to the Sikanni Chief Falls. These 30 m falls can be heard from quite a distance and visitors can expect to be amazed by the lush forest surrounding the swirling waters below.

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... stretch your legs and take in the scenery between Fort St. John and Fort Nelson

Buckinghorse | Mile 175 (Kilometre 291) Settled warmly along the final stretches of flat lands before venturing into the Rocky Mountains is the Buckinghorse River Provincial Park. Open seasonally, this park offers 33 individual campsites with fantastic views of the river and its surroundings. Register at the lodge. If you enjoy fishing, be sure to try your luck as this river offers Arctic Grayling, Northern Pike, Mountain White Fish and Dolly Varden, or if you’re more adventurous at heart, why not take a dip, hike or explore along the river bed. Travelers can also stay at Buckinghorse River Lodge. The lodge offers free internet, fuel and a restaurant. Fuel is also available at the Northgate Industries work camp located across the highway from the Buckinghorse River Lodge. Prophet River | Mile 227 (Kilometre 365) Welcome to your first stop on the Alaska Highway in the Northern Rockies – this is where your northern BC adventure begins! Prophet River is home to the Dene Tsaa First Nations and offers the traveler a limited number of accommodations and amenities including the Alaska Hawk Nestle Inn which is accessible from the highway and a fly-in resort, Elisi Spa and Wilderness Resort. Andy Bailey | Mile 265 (Kilometre 427) Looking for the opportunity to spend a moment in a quiet oasis? Then Andy Bailey Regional Campground is the place for you. Just off the Alaska Highway and down a 7.5 mile (12 kilometre) gravel access road are eight tent sites, twelve unserviced campsites (not suitable for large RV’s over 30’), a non-motorized boat launch and various day trip amenities. A great place to stop for a picnic or a quick fishing adventure, Andy Bailey is a small piece of serenity and is truly one of the many gems of the wondrous Northern Rockies. www.tourismnorthernrockies.ca

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Fort Nelson Mile 283 (km 455) At historic mile 300 on the Alaska Highway, Fort Nelson is the gateway to the beautiful Northern Rockies. With the world famous Alaska Highway as the main street and thousands of square miles of mountain wilderness as its backyard, Fort Nelson is the regional business and service centre of the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality. Fort Nelson offers all the amenities essential to your trip – quality accommodation, restaurants, stores and services to meet your needs and a range of cultural and recreational facilities. Stay a day or spend a lifetime, and discover all you can in Fort Nelson. A historic mini oil derrick identifies mile 300 on the Alaska Highway. This marker is located on the boulevard in front of the Recreation Centre, on the north side of the highway. It symbolizes the Fort Nelson as a place for Good Government, an Abundance of Natural Resources, Industry, and Prosperity. The Bi-Centennial emblem at the same location was created in 2005 with the purpose of celebrating the culture and history of Fort Nelson. "The emblem truely represents the entire community: in the shape of a circle, with hide thatching, resenting the "first peoples of the land", our river systems, the Alaska Highway, our natural resources - forests, oil & gas, mountains, and wilderness. Recognizing the Northern Spirit of those who established and contributed to the foundation of Fort Nelson Past, Presnt and Future."

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At historic mile 300 on the Alaska Highway, the town of Fort Nelson is the gateway to the beautiful Northern Rockies. Northern Rockies Visitor Centre Want the latest and greatest information on what is happening in Fort Nelson? Then your first stop in Fort Nelson should be the Visitor Center (pictured above). Located at the west side of the NR Recreation Centre, the Visitor Centre is open year-round. Inquire here to find out not only what Fort Nelson and the Alaska Highway has to offer but all of super natural British Columbia. Free internet, public washrooms, various maps and brochures, and a gift shop showcasing local artisan crafts are available for your convenience. The local Fort Nelson Visitor Counsellors are well prepared for your visit and can provide hosts of information and travelling tips specifically for your vacation. Just try to stump them! Learn all about the community of Fort Nelson and find out what to expect as you travel the Alaska Highway. Ask for details on the complimentary Welcome Visitor Program presentation, available at locations throughout the community. Contact 250-774-6400 for start times, or to book a presentation by appointment.

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Fort Nelson Fort Nelson Heritage Museum This spectacular museum is a walking adventure and a must see in Fort Nelson. For a minimal fee, you can tour the extensive indoor and outdoor displays, experience the wildlife of the Alaska Highway (including a white moose), and browse through the exciting history of the area. Artifacts from the building of the Alaska Highway, mementos of the US Army Corps of Engineers, and displays describing the fascinating history of the fur trade invite you to experience the past and understand the present. Unique souvenirs and books are available for purchase. Poplar Hills Golf & Country Club Poplar Hills Golf Course sits high above the Muskwa Valley, featuring varying terrain and a challenging game against a backdrop of dazzling panoramic views of the Northern Rockies. Located just north of Fort Nelson off the Old Alaska Highway, the well maintained nine hole course offers a driving range, grass greens, pro shop, club and power cart rentals, concession and lounge. Where else in Canada can you tee off at sunset and finish the round by dark? To book tee-times, call 250-774-3862. RV Friendly.

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“One of the most impressive collections of antique cars in British Columbia.� Yukon News

Fort Nelson Recreation Take the opportunity to stretch your legs and enjoy the many physical activities in Fort Nelson. The community offers the traveling public use of a modern skateboarding park, tennis courts, the Rotary Spray Park, beach volleyball, hiking in the Demonstration Forest and paddling at nearby Parker Lake during the summer months. If joining us in the winter not too worry cross counrty skiing and snowshoeing are a great way to enjoy the outdoor areas, while 2 indoor ice rinks and a curling rink allow you to enjoy winter from inside the Recreation Centre. Make sure to check out the new swimming pool, indoor walking track and other amenities as well. Enjoy a walk on the Community Trail, a paved ribbon through the trees, perfect accessibility for all fitness levels.

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... stretch your legs and take advantage of the many activities available in our area.

Fort Nelson Restaurants Enjoy some of our small town hospitality - Fort Nelson offers a variety of dining establishments that are sure to fill any appetite. Everything from family restaurants to pubs, bars and fast food chains are located in Fort Nelson. For a complete listing of all restaurants please refer to the Fort Nelson Dining Guide at the back of this Guide. Retail, Services and Entertainment Whether it is groceries, fuel, a new pair of shoes, or a movie you are seeking, Fort Nelson is home to all your retail, service and entertainment needs. There are two busy grocery stores located in central Fort Nelson. Be sure to stock up – it’s a long way until the next one! There are also a variety of gas stations, small retail and entertainment opportunities in the central business district of Fort Nelson. Shops of all sizes line the Alaska Highway and allow you to find anything your heart desires! If you are looking for nightly entertainment check out the Phoenix Theatre a 247-seat theatre playing new releases, live performing arts, and concerts. Call 250-774-SHOW or see www.fortnelsonshow.com for show and performance times. For more active entertainment check out our various recreational spaces including sports venues and fields, playgrounds and green spaces. You can check out the weekly night market for a variety of local artisans and businesses. In spring or late summer keep your eyes open for the outdoor movie events. Finally, a variety of Fort Nelson restaurants, cafés, pubs and bars also display various local talents and a good time is guaranteed to be had by all! If you are looking for a unique and truely Fort Nelson experience find one of our locally owned businesses at www.LoveFortNelson.com.

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For complete listings of all retail, service, and entertainment establishments, please pick up a copy of the Fort Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce Business Directory available at the Visitor Centre, many local retailers, or on the Chamber of Commerce website at www.fortnelsonchamber.com.

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Events JANUARY Moonlight Skis – The Fort Nelson Cross County Ski Club organizes moonlight skis at the local Community Forest Trail throughout the winter months. Lots of laughs and hot chocolate for everyone! FEBRUARY Heritage Days – Free admission to the Fort Nelson Heritage Museum! Enjoy some fresh bannock baked in the trapper’s cabin. MARCH Canadian Open Dog Sledding Competition – come out and watch the world famous dog sledding contest in Fort Nelson. Trappers Rendezvous – Various events celebrating Fort Nelson’s past and future, including everything from can-can dancing to squirrel skinning. APRIL Easter Eggstravaganza – bring the kids to meet the Easter Bunny, enjoy Easter crafts, a carnival and hotdogs & cotton candy. MAY Fort Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce Tradeshow – tour the arenas with local and visiting retailers, service providers, and more! JUNE Summit Run It - If you are a running enthusiast then this run is for you. Leave from the Summit Lake Provincial campground and enjoy the scenery as you run up the tower road. Furry running campanions are welcome on leash. Fort Nelson Mud Bogs - 3 classes of mud bogging, food and beverage stands and even potential for some lawnmower racing.. sounds fun right? Summer Solstice - Enjoy food on the street, sidewalk sales, music and so much more in celebration of the longest day of the year. JULY Canada Day Celebrations – July 1st is celebrated as the birthday of our grand country. Join us in Fort Nelson for various festivities, fun, food and a parade.

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AUGUST 5km Fun Run & Yoga - Join a local yoga instructor for a 5km walk/run with a yoga stretch and flow session to follow on the grass. Fort Nelson First Nation Annual Celebrations - Observe and take part in a variety of activities and events to celebrate culture, history, and the future. Traditional Men's Hand Games Tournament - This traditional First Nations game proves to be challenging, competetive, and all around fun to watch. Outdoor Movies - Bring your chairs and/or blankets and get comfortable on HME Hill to watch a movie on the big blow up screen under the stars. Concession available. SEPTEMBER Fort Nelson Community Trail Half Marathon & Fun Run - A family oriented, pets welcome, 5 or 10 km walk/run or half marathon, held on the 5.6 km Community Trail. OCTOBER Spookerama – Halloween in Fort Nelson brings the community together at one place. After participating in various events, bundle up and watch the phenomenal fireworks display with a warm cup of hot cocoa! NOVEMBER Moonlight Madness –An event when all participating retail stores in Fort Nelson are open late and offering special promotions. Good food, entertainment and a great time to finish all your christmas shopping. Christmas Craft Fair – A one of a kind local craft show. A perfect time to buy some unique gifts for the upcoming Christmas season. DECEMBER Chirstmas Parade of Lights - Enter a festive vehicle or just come out to watch the parade. Festive lights, equipment & creativity at its best. Community Christmas Dinner - Watch Santa as he parades around town, come visit him in the Rec Centre and get a free turkey dinner with all the fixings! www.tourismnorthernrockies.ca

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Things to do

Things To Do Be entertained and educated - check out the free Welcome Visitor Program at various locations around town. You’ll even get a Northern Rockies Regional Municipality pin or sticker! Beat the heat (and the mosquitoes) and step inside the Fort Nelson Phoenix Theatre to watch one of the newest releases, a live performance or to view an art exhibit. Become immersed in our local history and the history of the Alaska Highway, visit the Fort Nelson Heritage Museum. Wander through our unique boreal forest and enjoy a hike or crosscountry ski in the Fort Nelson “Demonstration Forest”. Take advantage of our long days of sunlight and enjoy a round of golf at our picturesque Poplar Hills Golf & Country Club. Forgot your clubs? No problem, club and cart rentals are available. Take a break and enjoy some nature at the Muskwa River. This river typically has a wide gravel area during the hot summer months, great for parking a chair with your toes in the water or putting in a boat. Kick back and relax at Art Fraser Park - the play ground, ball diamonds, basketball & beach volleyball courts and the splash park are bound to keep the whole family entertained. Visit the Northern Rockies Recreation Centre to take advantage of the pools, squash & raquet ball courts, walking track, steam room, hot tub, sauna and rock climbing wall.

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Get your cappuccino fix at one of Fort Nelson’s great coffee houses. Canoe, kayak or stand-up paddle board at Parker Lake - a peaceful, shallow lake with great bird watching a short drive from Fort Nelson. And finally, new events and community activities are organized all the time in Fort Nelson - find out all the newest details from our Visitor Centre or online at www.CelebrateAlaskaHighway.com or www.TourismNorthernRockies.ca

Whether you want to get out in the fresh air, stay inside, eat tasty food or experience our local history and culture... Fort Nelson can accomodate.

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Steamboat Mountain & Tetsa River Steamboat Mountain | Mile 333 (Kilometre 536) Stop and take in an impressive view of the Northern Rockies and your first stunning vista of the Muskwa-Kechika area as the summit of Steamboat Mountain is at an elevation of 3,500 feet/1,067 metres. Learn more about this impressive landscape at the viewing platform complete with interpretive signage. Continuing on the descent northbound from Steamboat Mountain, keep an eye open ahead and to the right of the highway for Indian Head Mountain at mile 343 (kilometre 552). Named during the construction of the Alaska Highway, Indian Head Mountain resembles the profile of a face. Tetsa River | Mile 370 (Kilometre 590) Continuing northbound on the highway, you will enter the Tetsa River area. This area is home to a well groomed Regional Park and 25-site campground along the banks of the Tetsa River. Here you will find trails for activities such as hiking, biking, and horseback riding, or excellent backcountry opportunities for hunting, fishing, and photography.

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You have now entered the Muskwa Kechika Management Area! A natural paradise full of mountains, trees, animals, and water sheds. Step out of the vehicle and enjoy this natural reserve.

Be sure to stop at Tetsa River Services at historical mile 358 (kilometre 576) for a fresh, one of a kind homemade cinnamon bun and other fresh baking. Tetsa River Services was oiginally established in 1976 and is now operated by it's 3rd generation of family members. Here a unique year-round lodge offers homemade food inlcuding smoked bacon, gas, campground and cabin rentals. Travelers are reminded to take their time traveling in the Tetsa River area and keep your camera on hand as the wildlife is abundant and the scenery is absolutely stunning! Enjoy these natural assets but always remember to keep a safe distant from any wild animals... afterall you are visiting their home.

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Stone Mountain & Summit Lake Stone Mountain / Summit Lake | Mile 375 (Kilometre 601) As you travel the Alaska Highway through the Northern Rockies, you will encounter several BC Provincial Parks and Protected areas. Each one is unique and dedicated to the preservation of the natural environment. Stone Mountain Provincial Park encompasses the Summit Pass area and extends south to the Wokkpash protected area. This massive landscape offers a variety of parks, campgrounds, rustic lodges, world class hiking trails and spectacular mountain scenery. There are many hiking trails to choose from within Stone Mountain Provincial Park – all of which are accessible from the Alaska Highway. Please refer to the hiking section of this Travel Guide for more details on the various trails including hiking distance and destinations. You have reached the highest point on the Alaska Highway! Summit Lake is at an elevation of 4,250 feet/1,295 metres above sea level. The Summit Lake area is known for dramatic and sudden weather changes and travelers have been known to see snow in every month of the year. Summit Lake is one of the few lakes adjacent to the Alaska Highway and is a popular fishing destination. There is a concrete boat launch where motorized and non-motorized boats are permitted.

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The highest point on the Alaska Highway, Summit lake is the perfect stop for a hike or canoe ride. At the east end of Summit Lake is Summit Lake Provincial Campground consisting of 28 unserviced level gravel sites, picnic tables and firepits. Summit Lake Provincial Campground is a peaceful overnight stop on the Alaska Highway and a popular staging area for a day hike to Flower Springs or Summit Peak. As you travel past Summit Lake, watch for the Erosion Pillars on your right. See them up close by following the short (1 km) walking trail just off the highway. Another incredible hike is just around the corner, Baba Canyon! If time permits stop to enjoy the incredible canyon views and crystal clear water. As you begin your descent from Summit Lake you will travel towards MacDonald Valley – watch for Stone Sheep along the narrow, curvy portion of the highway. While it is tempting to stop on the highway to take pictures, please find a safe location to pull over.

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Toad River Toad River | Mile 405 (Kilometre 651) Toad River is a small community of approximately 50 people nestled away in the mountains of northern British Columbia. A love of life, deep appreciation for the outdoors, and hospitality for those who choose to spend a day characterize Toad River and its residents. This remarkable community is a must stop on the Alaska Highway. At the center of the community is the Toad River Lodge, a gathering place for locals and a refreshing stop on the long stretch of highway. Toad River Lodge is open year round and offers a ten room motel, cabins, and a full-service campground. The lodge is known for its collection of hats that hang on the busy restaurant and gift shop ceiling. The Toad River Lodge also offers services such as a repair and gas station, pay phone, post office, and Greyhound bus stop. There are a number of great destinations in the Toad River area to spend a night or two. Folding Mountain Bed and Breakfast is a beautiful lodge that is easily accessible by any vehicle. The B&B is surrounded by amazing natural scenery and offers bed and bail options for travelers with horses. The Stone Mountain Safaris Lodge is located off of Nonda Creek Trail road. This well-appointed lodge is a beautiful bed and breakfast that offers various activities from a hot tub soak in the crisp mountain air to fly-in outpost camps for the hunting enthusiast.

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... during the Alaska highway construction, there were problems crossing the river and so vehicles had to be ‘towed’ across. The proprietors at the time adopted “Towed River” as the name of their lodge. Toad River area. Here you will find treed pull-through RV sites with the option of full or partial hookup, tent sites, and log cabins.

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Get your feet wet and experience the wilderness adventure of a lifetime ...

Muncho Lake Muncho Lake | Mile 456 (Kilometre 700) Renowned for its jade green colour, this beautiful lake extends over 7.5 miles (12 kilometres), the majority of which the highway follows along the shoreline. The jade colour of the lake is attributed to the presence of copper oxide leached from the bedrock below. This deep, cold glacier lake is a haven for fishing and boating and is a key launch point for many of the region’s vacation activities including remote retreats such as fly-in hunting, fishing and camping trips. The surrounding peaks (the Terminal Range of the Muskwa Ranges to the west and the Sentinel Range to the east) reach altitudes of more than 2,000 metres (6,562 ft), while the lake lies at an elevation of 820 metres (2,690 ft). It is formed along the Trout River, a tributary of the Liard River. Double G Services is a great place to stop for a homemade breakfast or a sandwich on the go. This facility offers overnight accommodations, a restaurant, fuel services, and above all a well known local personality Captain Jack.

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Further down the Alaska Highway, on the banks of Muncho Lake sits Muncho Lake Lodge & RV Park. Open seasonally with fully-serviced RV sites, camping, showers and a small boat launch. Stop to take in some fresh mountain air and spend the night only a short stroll from the lake. At the south end of Muncho Lake is Strawberry Flats Provincial Campground. Similarly, at the north end of Muncho Lake is McDonald Provincial Campground. Both seasonal campgrounds offer 15 unserviced sites on the banks of Muncho Lake. These campgrounds are popular destinations and reservations are not available, so don’t wait and arrive early – first come first serve! The beautiful year-round Northern Rockies Lodge may be the most popular destination in the Muncho Lake area. This resort offers seasonal cottages and camping as well as world class guided fishing opportunities in the unspoiled wilderness of the Northern Rocky Mountains. Fly out daily from the comfortable lodge to Nahanni National Park. If you don’t have time for an exhilarating fishing expedition be sure to make the time to dine in the Northern Rockies Lodge restaurant – it’s a taste in the wilderness you won’t regret. As with all areas along the Alaska Highway, drive with caution through the Muncho Lake area as animals such as caribou and sheep often share the road with travelers.

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Liard River Hot Springs Liard River Hot Springs | Mile 477 (Kilometre 764) After a few hours on the road, one of the most rewarding locations on the Alaska Highway is none other than the Liard River Hot Springs. Located in the serenity of the Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park travelers can enjoy a peaceful year round mineral soak in this natural setting. After a five minute stroll down a boardwalk, where small Lake Chub have adapted to the warm waters, and where moose make a regular appearance, you will arrive at the hot springs. Enjoy natural hot springs in the Alpha pool; a popular waist deep hot spring with a variety of temperatures, submerged benches to rest and enjoy, and a waterfall to soothe necks and backs. The steamy warmth of the springs is a magnet for visitors year round and a must-see, must-do destination in the Northern Rockies. The Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Campground is open seasonally for camping and offers 53 well kept campsites, picnic tables and a day use area. Find the Northern Rockies Mobile Visitor Centre full of maps and information to see you through the rest of your journey!

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Stop and relax in the soothing hot springs after a long days journey!

The Liard River Hot Springs Lodge is open year-round and located directly across the Alaska Highway from the Liard River Hot Springs. The cedar lodge features hotel rooms, a seasonal full-service campground, restaurant and gas station. Mould Creek Campground is located just north of the provincial park and offers camping, wifi, a play space and brand new year round cabins.

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Liard River Hot Springs Watch for herds of wood buffalo on the road between the Liard River Hot Springs and the Yukon border. These massive creatures are often found grazing on the side of the Alaska Highway, and occasionally rest on the highway itself. A total of 104 bird species and 28 mammals have been recorded at Liard River Hot Springs. Moose are year round residents and provide the most consistent viewing opportunities. During the summer months, bulls, cows and calves are observed feeding on aquatic vegetation in the swamps. Canada Geese and Mallard ducks are known to breed in the area, as well as shorebirds like the Solitary Sandpiper and Common Snipe. Gulls, Swallows, Kingfishers and Blackbirds are frequently observed near the swamp, while flocks of Bohemian Waxwings take perch on black spruce around the edges. Species of Woodpeckers, Thrush, Warblers and Sparrows have also been observed in the Park.

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... the hot springs are home to an abundance of wildlife. Of particular interest to visitors are the numerous small fish swimming in pools alongside the boardwalk to Alpha pool. The tiny Lake Chub that swim back and forth under the boardwalk are unique due to their ability to survive in the warm water of the swamp.

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...bandits used this spot to scout river boats to plunder.

Coal River, Fireside & Contact Creek Coal River | Mile 514 (Kilometre 827) En route to the Yukon, the small Coal River community was established where the Coal River flows into the Liard River. The rustic Coal River Lodge, open mid May until September offers a six room motel, fullservice campground, gas station, and above all, one of the best country restaurants / gift shops on the Alaska Highway. The gift shop offers homemade chocolates, jams, jellies and maple syrup. Whirlpool Canyon, located at mile 520 (km 837) and Smith River Falls, located at mile 495 (km 797) are both short drives from the highway and offer walking trails for different views of the intense natural water features. The parking lots are fairly small, and best suited to smaller sized vehicles. Fireside | Mile 524 (Kilometre 847) The small Fireside community was partially destroyed by the second largest fire in BC history back in 1982. Evidence of the 400,000 acre forest fire can still be seen from Fireside to Lower Post. Mile 551 (km 887) is Allen’s Lookout with a viewpoint providing grand views of the Liard River and Goat Mountain to the west. A great place to stop for a stretch, the lookout includes picnic tables, fire pits, garbage cans and a monument in memory of the surveyors who worked on the highway.

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According to legend, bandits used this spot to scout for riverboats to plunder. The surveyors of the Alaska Highway are also remembered with a cairn noting the elevation, longitude and latitude of Allen’s Lookout. Contact Creek | Mile 567 (Kilometre 912) The Alaska Highway crosses the BC / Yukon border six times before reaching the official Yukon Border at historical milepost 627. Before reaching the Yukon, you’ll pass through the last stop in BC called Contact Creek. This is where contact was made between the soldiers building the highway from the south and those building from the north effectively completing the southern section of the Alaska Highway. Contact Creek marks the end of your adventure in the BC Northern Rockies and prompts you onward to the Yukon!

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The Highway Today The Alaska Highway, also known as the Alcan Highway, is still an adventure road, but the degree of difficulty has eased a great deal in recent years as more and more sections have been straightened and paved. Today, all of the two-lane highway is surfaced with asphalt. As the road threads its way northward even photographs do not do justice in capturing its grandeur and natural beauty. The scent of pine trees and brisk mountain air only add to this truly unique experience. The annual outbreak of frost heaves, is a never-ending, costly job and maintenance crews do their best to patch it up. Long dry spells can make the gravel portions of the road dusty, and if it’s extremely dry, the traveler may experience washboard and roughness problems. Drive with your headlights on at all times as it is easier for oncoming vehicles to see you. The modern Alaska Highway is a far cry from the pioneer road that was cut through the bush during World War II by Army Corps of Engineers units. The muddy, twisting, single-lane trail was fit only for trucks and bulldozers. Today’s highway is mostly smooth going all the way. Paved or packed gravel with a tar base through BC & the Yukon; the Alaska Highway is entirely paved in Alaska.

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... a wonder of the north, the Alaska Highway is alive with nature’s creatures and many interesting stops along the way ...

An upgrading process has been under way since the road was created, and considering the region’s weather and difficult terrain, today’s Alaska Highway remains a wonder of the north.

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Muskwa-Kechika Muskwa-Kechika Management Area (MKMA) The Muskwa-Kechika Management Area (M-KMA) is approximately twice the size of Vancouver Island, at 6.4 million hectares. It is a globally significant area of wilderness managemeant located in the heart of the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality. Home to some of the greatest diversity and abundance of wildlife, the M-KMA is one of the last great remnants of the vast wilderness that once existed across North America. Recognized in 2007 with Premier’s Bronze award for innovation and excellence, the M-KMA is an inspiring model of how human activities can be harmoniously integrated with protecting a unique wilderness forever. The M-KMA is an innovative management system, named after two major rivers that flow through the area. The names Muskwa and Kechika are of Dene First Nation origin and translate to Bear and Long Inclining River. The M-KMA encompasses a vast area within the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality, on the west side of the Alaska Highway beginning at Fort St. John and ending near Watson Lake. The thought of the M-KMA first sparked as land use issues in northeastern British Columbia were heating up in the early 1990’s, mainly due to the interest in oil and gas, timber and recreation. It was well known that the natural wilderness of the area was beginning to be threatened by development and overexposure.

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... one of the last remnants of the vast wilderness that once existed in North America. The M-KMA Act was passed in 1998 and established a premier-appointed board with a mandate to advise the BC Government on M-KMA land use, resource planning and management, research, monitoring and M-K funding expenditures. The M-MKA plan provides guidance to managers in government agencies and non-government organizations, communities, and industry groups while conducting their activities in the M-KMA. Motorized access to the special management within the boundaries of the Northern Rockies, is restricted to specific designated routes called “Access Management Area” (AMA) routes. These are specifically designated routes for 4x4s, ATVs and snowmobiles that are also suitable for horseback riding: Wokkpash Corridor - Mile 382 (Kilometre 619) Nonda Creek Corridor - Mile 409 (Kilometre 658) Yedhe Creek Trail – Mile 424 (Kilometre 687) West Toad Corridor – Mile 425 (Kilometre 689) Liard River Corridor – Mile 478 (Kilometre 774) Each AMA route has different traveling restrictions for further information please refer to the M-KMA website at www.muskwa-kechika.com www.tourismnorthernrockies.ca

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Deh Cho & Liard Highway Looking for a side trip off the Alaska Highway to enjoy fishing, camping, boating or snowmobiling? Why not take a drive down the Liard Highway towards the Northwest Territories. The Deh Cho Route encompasses between 3000 and 5000 kilometres (1,837 – 3,375 miles). Leaving Fort Nelson plan to camp at one of the six rugged campsites (not suitable for large RV’s) at trout stocked Beaver Lake located 9 miles (11 kilometres) north on the Liard Highway. Also plan some time to explore the Maxhamish Lake Provincial Park - a wilderness lake approximately 125km north of Fort Nelson on the Liard Highway accessible by ATV or Snowmobile. The Deh Cho Trail connects the Mackenzie, Liard, and the Alaska Highways. It does so by meandering through three separate regions – Northern Alberta, the Northwest Territories, and British Columbia. The trail covers both populated and less populated areas. The southernmost part of the loop in particular is desolate terrain, comprising of rivers, lakes, hills, prairies, and the occasional farm. Wildlife, natural landscapes, scenic views, adventurous activities, and several attractions are the main reasons that people follow this trail each year. The total distance that is covered by each traveller is dependent on the route that each one takes. While most of the trail is paved, there are parts that consist largely of gravel. The way along the route has an abundance of hills, rivers, waterfalls, and

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Take a drive on the wild side.

National Parks. There is something for every enthusiastic traveller to see. Stopping along the way, there is a chance to take part in fishing, kayakers, and even sightings of the Northern Lights. The route that you choose to pursue, as well as your schedule, will determine what you experience. For more information refer to the Deh Cho Travel Connection Brochure or visit www.dehchotravel.ca. “Deh Cho is Slavey Dene for ‘Big River’”.

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Wildlife Known as the Serengeti of the North, part of the Northern Rockies attraction is the wildlife viewing possibilities. Travelers should be reminded that they are the guests in this natural northern wilderness and their cooperation in keeping the environment safe for both animals and visitors is appreciated. Wood Buffalo As the largest animals in the Northern Rockies, bison can weigh up to 2,000 lbs each. Be careful when driving… and remember bison have the right of way! Black Bear Plentiful in the wild, black bears can weigh 220–330 lbs and on average live between 21–33 years. Black bears have a flat looking face, no shoulder hump, short claws and are not always black – they can range in colour from black to brown to blonde. Grizzly Bear Although not as commonly seen as black bears, grizzly bears are located within the vast wilderness of the Northern Rockies. Larger than black bears, female grizzly bears can weigh between 200–450 lbs and males 300–1,000 lbs. Grizzlies are distinguished by their shoulder humps and are much more powerful and unpredictable than black bears. Travelers should keep their distance from these majestic creatures. Caribou Caribou often travel together in groups and sometimes run parallel in front of vehicles if approached on the Alaska Highway. Their velvety antlers and beautiful markings distinguish them from the other mammals of the area. Migratory animals, caribou travel up to 5,000 kms per year throughout the seasons to forage for food or prepare for calving.

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... travelers are almost guaranteed to encounter some of the most magnificent animals in the world.

Elk Elk are easily recognizable as males have large antlers which extend 1–1.5 m in size. These nocturnal creatures are robust large animals standing approximately 1.5 metres high with slender legs. Moose Weighing up to 1,800 lbs and 3 m high (7’5”) tall moose are one of the largest animals in the Northern Rockies. Deer Two species of deer are found in the Northern Rockies; white-tailed deer and mule deer. The white-tailed deer has a white tail; the mule deer has longer floppy ears, like a mule. Both are stunningly beautiful - if they stay still long enough to get a photo! Stone Sheep Wild stone sheep are one of the most majestic animals in BC. At approximately 1 metre tall and 90 lbs in weight, sheep can climb significantly steep grades and their switchback paths are easily recognized in many of the cliffs along the Alaska Highway. Mountain Goat Rarely seen, mountain goats mostly inhabit the backcountry of the Northern Rockies. Their beautiful white coats are striking against the backdrop of the high grey mountains and beautiful blue skies. Wolf Seldom seen by the traveler, the northern timber wolves are built for stamina and are often on the move in the Northern Rockies. Wolf howls and pack communications are usually the only proof of their presence. Coyote Sometimes seen on the side of the road, the coyote is typically smaller than a wolf, with longer ears, and a thinner frame, face, and muzzle. An adult Coyote is about the same size as a medium dog, weighing between 20-50 lbs.

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Bird Watching When traveling throughout the Northern Rockies Region, rest assured there is no shortage of wildlife to see. Be sure between viewings to keep your eyes in the trees as well, or even in the sky, for your chance to see some of our feathered residents. The region is home to many different species of birds including such birds of prey as the Great Horned Owl and massive Golden Eagle. As well, the most recognizable bird in North America, the Bald Eagle calls this area home. If you happen to be in the area at the right time of year, you may witness the spring and fall Sandhill Crane migration, which often includes rest periods throughout the Northern Rockies. Be sure to listen for the very unique calls the cranes emit – it is a sound you can’t miss.

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... the Northern Rockies is home to a variety of bird species.

If you are looking to get out and bird watch, Parker Lake, located a short drive from Fort Nelson, has been the site of several bird surveys and 83 species have been noted in summer, among which waterfowl and shorebirds are notably diverse. Remember that whenever traveling within the Northern Rockies, keep your bird guide handy, you just never know which one of the many species you may catch a glimpse of!

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“True to the north, abundance and diversity are the pillars of what makes this place so fulfilling for the adventurous spirit and photographer alike. The opportunities are endless for those that are willing to stretch their comfort zone, and seek exceptionally wild and untamed wilderness.� - Local photographer Ryan Dickie of Winter Hawk Studios.

Photography The Northern Rockies is a natural playground for all photographers. Whether you are looking for animal close ups, wide vast vista landscapes, clear trickling water or just the family enjoying it all. The highway itself is often an appeciated subject for photography enthusiasts. The winding road lined with trees, mountains, and water offers many different view points and dramatic angles without venturing far from the comforts of your vehicle. For those looking for a more private and exclusive shot, join a photo safari guided tour to take you for a truely one of a kind trip into the back country. Pick your favorite mode of transportation from guided hikes, river boat, horse back, or float plane. Each offers a different view, a different landscape and of course endless possibilities for focal points. For the outdoor adventurer looking to explore and find their own peice of heaven within the Rocky Mountains, designated access routes can take you up to 54kms off the main highway into spectacular landscapes ranging from river crossings to mountain peaks.If your body needs to feel truely connected and part of the natural surroundings for that magical shot to appear, there are over 20 rustic hiking trails within the Northern Rockies region. These hikes are accessible from the highway and will definitely provide views worthy of the effort.

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"Each turn of the highway or step on the trail provides endless photographic opportunities and for that alone, it makes the trip worth it; however, it isn't only the views that make shooting in the Northern Rockies different from anywhere else. It's the connection you form with your surroundings whilst immersed in this rugged region. I feel incredibly lucky each time I'm out that I get to capture a part of the world that is still truly wild." - Local photographer Northkourt Imagery. If you want some inspiration check out these hashtags on instagram. #NorthernRockies

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#ExploreNRRM #AlaskaHighway

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The Northern Rockies is a mecca for hunting enthusiasts!

Hunting With some of the most spectacular, pristine wilderness found anywhere, the Northern Rockies is designated the “Serengeti of the North” due to the intact predator-prey systems. This vast, rugged wilderness is virtually untouched and offers a variety of animals to hunt, in numbers so plentiful you are almost guaranteed a desirable trophy. For a complete list of operators that offer non-guided and guided hunting packages, see the Adventures & Experiences section at the back of this Travel Guide. Also, resident hunters may arrange their own trips - please ask us for a copy of our Resident Hunter Package for more information. There are various suppliers on the Alaska Highway and within Fort Nelson that will accommodate hunters with various adventure supplies including guns, ammunition, travel to remote locations, food, tents, clothing, licenses, tags, and meat cutting services. Motorized access in the Muskwa-Kechika is restricted to specific designated routes called “Access Management Area (AMA routes). These are specifically designated routes for 4x4’s, ATV’s and snowmobiles that are also suitable for horseback riding. Each AMA route has different restrictions, where some will allow full sized vehicles, others only allow vehicles under 500 kgs (ATV or snowmobile). Travel on these routes is also restricted to either within 10m or 400m (dependant on the trail) on each side of the route, for conservation purposes.

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... from mild to wild! - take a short easy walk or embark on a multi-day trek through scenic wilderness.

Hiking/Biking If you’ve come to the Northern Rockies to hike or bike, or choose to take the time to do so in your travels – you are in the right place! The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality offers five distinct areas for hiking trails – Fort Nelson, Tetsa River, Stone Mountain, Muncho Lake and Liard River. Each area is an integral part of the vast wilderness that offers a variety of beautiful scenery including mountains, valleys, rivers, lakes, marshes and much more. Various trails not only offer hiking but horseback riding, mountain biking, all terrain vehicles, cross country skiing and snowmobile access. Whatever mode of transportation you choose on these trails, the wildlife is plentiful, the serenity is incredible and the memories of your natural adventure will last a lifetime. Be sure to pick up a copy of the Hiking & Motorized Trail Guide, with updated, detailed maps of trails in the area. Available at the Northern Rockies Visitor Centre or by contacting tourism@northernrockies.ca Also take a look for some of our trails on Google Earth ... for a 360 degree preview.

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... enjoy the wilderness but be cautious of wildlife and keep your distance.

Bear Smart When hiking or using the trails of the Northern Rockies, be cautious of wildlife. More often than not, the animals will be scared of you and turn and run. If you encounter a bear on a trail, be mindful that you might surprise it. Leave the area if the bear is not aware of you but if it is, talk calmly but firmly and slowly move away waving your arms. Never run – unless you are absolutely sure you can reach safety. If you encounter a Grizzly Bear, and it acts aggressively, lie face down on the ground with your hands clamped onto the back of your neck. This will protect you and lower your center of gravity making it difficult for the bear to turn you over. If you encounter an aggressive Black Bear – fight back! Kick, punch or stab it in the face if you can. Make yourself look bigger by jumping up and down or pulling your coat above your head. Your best defence is to be perceived as the bigger threat. Please respect our natural wilderness and animals by not approaching any animals, feeding any animals or leaving food or waste where animals can reach it.

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Hiking Trails FORT NELSON Fort Nelson Demonstration Forest Far west end of Mountainview Drive Golotenneh (Moose Trail) 1.5 hrs 2.1 miles/3.4 km Medzihtenneh (Caribou Trail) 30 mins 1.62 m / 2.6 km return (not a loop) Sahtenneh (Bear Trail) - 1.8 m/2.9 km* 1.5 hrs Nódatenneh (Lynx Trail) – 1.3 m/2.2 km* 1.5 hrs Tsátenneh (Beaver Trail) – 2.9 m/4.7 km* winter access only 5 m/8.1 km* (combined with Ski Route) Ski Route / Hike 2/2.5 hrs Activities: hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing Features: interpretive signs, maintained trails [*loop], keep an eye out for the Round-Leaf Fly-Specked Orchid.

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Fort Nelson Community Trail 7 Miles / 11.2 Kms Activities: hiking, walking, running Features: paved 3m wide walking trail great forEstrollers, T T S A wheelchairs, R I V E R stretching your legs and many community events.

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TETSA RIVER Teetering Rock Trail 345 Mile / 559 Km 14.3 miles / 23 kms Activities: hiking, viewpoint, backcountry camping, biking Features: One of the most difficult trails, scenery, Teetering Rock, recently brushed out and signed.

Tetsa #1 Trail 366 Mile / 589 Km 2.5 miles / 4 kms Activities: hiking, mountain biking Features: scenery, wildlife, Alaska Highway history

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STONE MOUNTAIN Dunedin Trail 368 Mile / 592 Km 9.3 miles / 15 kms Activities: hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding Features: Popular for wildlife viewing

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Summit Ridge 372 Mile / 600 Km 2.8 miles / 4.5 kms Activities: hiking, viewpoint Features: Uphill climb to beautiful scenery

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Moderate

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Summit Peak (Mt. St. Paul) 373 Mile / 600 Km 4.2 miles / 6.7 kms (round trip to upper viewpoint) 7.8 miles / 12.5 kms (round trip to peak) Activities: Beautiful scenery, wildlife viewing Features: Be prepared at any time of year for inclement weather!

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Flower Springs Trail 373 Mile / 600 Km 6.3 miles / 10 kms (round trip radio tower route) 8.5 miles / 13.6 kms (round trip lake edge route) Activities: hiking, backcountry camping Features: Wildflower viewing, wildlife viewing

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Summit Tower Road 373 Mile / 600 Km 7.5 Miles / 12 Kms Activities: hiking, viewpoint, mountain biking Features: Wildlife Viewing, beautiful scenery

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Erosion Pillars Trail 376 Mile / 609 Km .6 Miles / 1 Km Activities: hiking, viewpoint Features: View of massive erosion pillars

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Hiking Trails STONE MOUNTAIN The "Cut" Trail 377 Mile / 610 Km 3.7 Miles / 6 Kms

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Activities: hiking, mountain biking, viewpoint, wildlife viewing Features: beautiful scenery

Wokkpash Trail 378 Mile / 608 Km - McDonald Trailhead 382 Mile / 619 Km - Churchill Mine Road Trailhead 44 Miles / 71 Km Activities: hiking, backcountry camping, fishing, viewpoint, horseback riding Features: World reknowned trail, wildlife viewing, camping, scenery

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Baba Canyon 378 Mile / 612 Km First View Point 3.4 miles / 5.5 kms Second View Point 6.8 miles / 11 kms Activities: hiking, viewpoint Features: multiple routes, wildflower viewing [* return trip/loop]

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MacDonald Creek 378 Mile / 612 Km 13 miles / 21 kms 3-4 Days Moderate Activities: hiking, horseback riding, backcountry camping, fishing, Features: camping, scenery, wildlife viewing

MUNCHO LAKE Petersen Canyon 432 Mile / 695 Km 7.5 miles / 12 kms Activities: hiking, mountain biking Features: historic bridges, culvert, scenery

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Red Rock Canyon 436 Mile / 703 Km 3.7 miles / 6 kms Activities: hiking Features: unmarked trail, waterfall

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MUNCHO LAKE Old Alaska Highway Trail 438 Mile / 705 Km 2.5 miles / 4 kms 3 hrs Easy Activities: hiking, mountain biking, viewpoint Features: leave from campground, side trail to Muncho Lake viewpoint

Stone Sheep Trail 440 Mile / 707 Km North Trail 2.6 miles / 4.2 kms South Trail 3.17 miles / 5.1 kms Activities: hiking, wildlife viewing Features: multiple routes, abandoned construction camp

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Boulder Canyon 448 Mile / 726 Km 2.9 miles / 4.6 kms Activities: hiking (best completed in the fall when water levels are low) Features: multiple routes, waterfall viewing

Mineral Licks Trail 454 Mile / 731 Km .8 miles / 1.3 kms Activities: hiking, mountain biking, viewpoint, wildlife viewing Features: wildlife viewing, mineral licks, scenery

LIARD RIVER Teeter Creek 483 Mile / 777 Km .75 miles / 1.2 kms Activities: hiking, fishing Features: waterfall, good fishing, bison viewing

Smith River Falls 495 Mile / 792 Km .87 miles / 1.4 kms 1 hr Easy/Moderate Activities: hiking, fishing, viewpoint Features: waterfall, good fishing, entrance (gravel road), not suitable for large RV’s

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...spin or fly rod, cast a line or quietly troll, whatever method you use, you’re bound to get a bite.

Fishing & Boating While in the Northern Rockies, be sure to take a moment to drop a line and experience some superb freshwater fishing. Not only are most of our fishing areas easily accessible, but they are generally enjoyed with phenomenal scenery and unbeatable tranquility. Or if you are looking for added adventure or a more personalized experience, our backcountry outfitters have just what you are looking for, from short day trips to multiday excursions. Try your luck at the entrance to the Northern Rockies, and continue trying all the way to the other end! If you are looking for fishing charts, we recommend AnglersAtlas.com – also accessible off of the Tourism Northern Rockies website. To learn more about the stocking program, go to gofishbc.com and select the Peace Region. Ask for your copy of the Northern Rockies Fishing Guide at the Visitors Centre for a regional map with locations. Guided Adventures If you want to experience the fishing trip of a lifetime, but want the added comfort of having a professional guide and equipment, then this area is for you! The Northern Rockies Region offers many professional guiding services for single or multi-day adventures, both with moderate guiding services or full service adventures. Whether it is fishing, boating, hunting, hiking, horseback riding, photography or simple wildlife viewing, then be sure to contact the guide of your choice to find all that you seek!

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Fishing & Boating BORROW PITS between Mile 233 / Km 375 - Mile 300 / Km 483 Species Rainbow Trout (stocked)

Activities: non-motorized boats, ice fishing, fly/spin fishing.

Notes: 4 of the 11 man made ponds, identified along the Alaska Highway, are stocked regularly: #1 at km 371.0, #2 at km 383.4, #4 at km 389.1 and #8 at km 416.1. These pits are especially popular for ice fishing due to their easy accessibility.

ANDY BAILEY LAKE Mile 265 / Km 426 Species Northern Pike

Activities: non-motorized boats, ice fishing, fly/spin fishing, swimming.

Notes: Regional campground not suitable for large RV’s. Non-motorized boat use only.

LOON LAKE Approx.Mile 275, Km 442, southwest side of Alaska Highway. Species None

Activities: non-motorized boats, bird watching, motorized boats.

Notes: Small user-maintained beach, dock, boat launch and pit toilet.

MUSKWA RIVER Mile 281, Km 451 Species Trout, Whitefish

Activities: motorized boats, floating, fly/spin fishing.

Notes:This site is used for relaxing on a hot day close to Fort Nelson or launching a boat.

PARKER LAKE Mile 308, Km 499 Species None

Activities: non-motorized boats, bird watching.

Notes:This site is a small day use area equipped with a fire ring, dock, and pit toilet.

BEAVER LAKE north on the Liard Hwy Mile 7 / Km 11 Species Rainbow Trout (stocked)

Activities: non-motorized boats, bird watching.

Notes: Offers six unserviced and rugged camping sites (not suitable for RVs)

TETSA RIVER between Mile 345 / Km 555 - Mile 375 / Km 604 Species Bull Trout, Arctic Grayling, Whitefish

Activities: fly/spin fishing.

Notes: Easily accessible

SUMMIT LAKE Mile 373 / Km 600 Species Lake Trout, Whitefish, Trout

Activities: non-motorized boats, motorized boats, fly/spin fishing.

Notes: concrete boat launch at campground, motorized boats are permitted, highest point on the Alaska Highway

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MCDONALD CREEK between Mile 378 / Km 608 - Mile 395 / Km 636 Species Arctic Grayling, Whitefish

Activities: fly fishing.

Notes: Excellent for fly fishing

RACING RIVER Mile 397 / Km 639 & Mile 400 / Km 644 Species Activities: Arctic Grayling, Dolly Varden, Whitefish fly fishing, rafting. Notes: As the name implies, this river tends to move at a high rate of speed. Fly fishing is a preferred method here in the latter part of the summer and early fall.

TOAD RIVER between Mile 411 / Km 661 - Mile 395 / Km 636 Species Activities: Bull Trout, Arctic Grayling fly/spin fishing, rafting. Notes: Easy access, popular for spin and fly fishing

MUNCHO LAKE Mile 437 / Km 703 Species Lake Trout, Arctic Grayling, Dolly Varden, Whitefish

Activities: motorized boats, fly-fishing.

Notes: Large, deep lake, easily accessible, full service, famous for Lake Trout.

TROUT RIVER between Mile 457 / Km 735 - Mile 471 / Km 758 Species Activities: Arctic Grayling, Whitefish fly/spin fishing, rafting. Notes: Multiple access points to this river. Prochniak Bridge at Mile 461 is a good access point.

LIARD RIVER Mile 477 / Km 768 - Mile 605 / Km 974 (Yukon Border) Species Northern Pike, Dolly Varden Arctic Grayling, Whitefish

Activities: fly/spin fishing.

Notes: Large, fast moving river. Good fishing where tributaries flow into the Liard.

TEETER CREEK Mile 483 / Km 777 Species Activities: Arctic Grayling fly/spin fishing. Notes: Short hike to location, waterfall at site. Fish in the small pool at the bottom of the falls.

SMITH RIVER FALLS Mile 495 / Km 797 Species Activities: Arctic Grayling fly/spin fishing. Notes: Easy access, entrance not suitable for large RV’s. Best in late summer when water levels recede.

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Riverboat Routes Nothing beats the rush of cool mountain air as you glide across the pristine waters in the Northern Rockies! There are a variety of river boat routes and destinations within the Northern Rockies. Choose your own adventure in one of the following riverboat routes: MUSKWA RIVER (Fort Nelson) Mile 300 / Km 454 A river launch with ample parking leading up-river into the Northern Rocky Mountains Provincial Park by way of the Muskwa, Tuchodi or Gathto Rivers or downstream to the Fort Nelson River, Nelson Forks, and onto the Liard River. MUSKWA RIVER (Alaska Highway) Mile 321 / Km 520 A turnoff leads to a river edge launch with ample parking leading up-river into the Northern Rocky Mountains Provincial Park. This is a quicker route to access this park than starting at Fort Nelson Muskwa River launch. NELSON FORKS (on the Liard Highway) Mile 26.4 / Km 42.5 A river launch, with parking on the West side of the highway after the bridge, leads up-river to the Liard River. This launch can be muddy in summer, check conditions before launching. TOAD RIVER Mile 405 / Km 648 & Mile 423 / Km 677 An unmarked turnoff leads to a river edge landing with lots of parking. It is used to lead up or down the Toad River or onto the Liard River downstream. A short river edge launch with minimal parking, used to access Moose Lake. SKOOK’S LANDING Mile 382 / Km 619 Large gravel launch on the Liard River used to access the Kechika River and on to the Gataga, Turnagain and Frog Rivers.

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Backcountry Find your slice of heaven in nature’s backyard The Northern Rockies Region features many backcountry lakes and rivers that offer phenomenal fishing opportunities for the angler looking for adventure. However, before venturing off to find your slice of heaven be sure to plan properly and map where you are going. Factors such as weather, wildlife, and accessibility must be taken into consideration and planned for to maximize your enjoyment. As well, before any fishing trip, be sure to purchase appropriate licenses and check local fishing regulations to ensure your species of choice is in season. These regulations and licences are offered at various locations throughout the region, as well as many hunting and fishing supply stores. KLUA LAKES PROTECTED AREA Walleye and Northern Pike fishing in a spot that few people ever experience. This area is most easily accessed in the winter by snowmobile. Gain entry north of Prophet River at Adsett Creek via the Alaska Highway. MAXHAMISH LAKE Much like Klua Lakes, more easily accessed by snowmobile, Maxhamish offers both Northern Pike and Walleye. Enter off of the Liard highway south of Fort Liard. WOKKPASH LAKE & WOKKPASH CREEK Be sure to pack a pole when you hike the Wokkpash! Both the lake and the creek offer excellent chances for Rainbow Trout and Arctic Grayling. CROOKED LAKE / WEST LAKE Excellent Northern Pike fishing in lakes that you can drive to, 4x4 recommended. Follow 40 km into Smith River airport (abandoned). Not recommended for trailers. HILLGREN LAKES Excellent Northern Pike fishing. Located to the east of the Alaska Highway north of Fireside.

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Northern Lights Watch in wonder at nature’s own light show as vibrant colours streak the night sky. The Northern Lights are one of the most spectacular displays of natural beauty within the Northern Rockies. Many travelers visit the north from late fall to spring to view the magnificent display of dancing colours in the night sky. Located only in northern latitudes, this phenomenon known as the Aurora Borealis is named after the Roman goddess of the dawn - Aurora, and the Greek name for north wind - Boreas. The Northern Lights often appear as a greenish glow, or sometimes a faint red colour depending on mother natures daily pallette. A common notion on constant in-motion and density is due to the changing interaction between the solar wind and the earth’s magnetic field. Hot spots for viewing the Northern Lights include Parker Lake, Muskwa River (near Fort Nelson) and Liard River Hot Springs.

Winter Activities The winter months in the Northern Rockies bring many opportunities for outdoor activities and tourism such as snowmobiling on newly designated trails, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding and ice fishing. Travelers are reminded to dress warm and be prepared for up to minus 40 degrees celcius weather in the coldest months of the year.

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NORTHERN ROCKIES / ALASKA HIGHWAY

Regional Amenities S I KAN NI RIVER M=16 2 K M = 262 Sikanni River Campground Tel: 250-772-5400 Open seasonally. Full & unserviced RV sites & campground. Gift shop, sani dump, fuel sales, hot showers. Gravel boat launch to the Sikanni River B U C KIN G HORSE RIVER M = 175 KM = 291 Buckinghorse River Wayside Provincial Park Buckinghorse River Lodge • Tel: 250-772-4999 Open May 15th to September 30th 33 vehicle accessible campsites, half adjacent to the Buckinghorse River. Campsites reserved & paid for at Buckinghorse River Lodge. Buckinghorse River Lodge Tel: 250-772-4999 • Open year round Greyhound depot. Managers of the Provincial Campground, with gas, diesel, and propane. Seven room motel, full service restaurant, laundry & showers. Buckinghorse Open Camp – Northgate Industries Tel: 250-772-4014 • Toll Free: 1-800-207-9818 Open year round. Fuel & diesel available. P R OP H E T RIVER M=2 27 KM = 365 HM = 233 Alaska Hawk Nestle Inn M=227 KM=370 HM=233 Tel: 250-773-6473 • Open all year round. Elisi Spa & Wilderness Resort (Fly-in access from Fort Nelson) Tel: 250-789-9494 • www.elisispa.com Email info@elisispa.com Andy Bailey Campground (Regional) M=266 KM=427 Tel: 250-774-2541 A 20-site (12 vehicle accessible, 8 tent sites), unserviced campground located approximately 30 km south of Fort Nelson. Access at Mile 265 of the Alaska Highway & follow a 2x2 road for 12 km. Reservations not available & campground is not recommended for large units.

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Regional Amenity Guide T ET S A RIVER M=37 0 KM = 590 HM = 375 Tetsa River Campground (Regional) M=365 KM=580 Tel: 250-774-2541 A 25 site, unserviced campground Tetsa River Services M=370, KM=590 HM=375 Tel: 250-774-1005 • www.tetsariver.com Email: tetsariverlodge@gmail.com • Open year round Cabins, 30 campsites including pul through sites, power, shower/ washrooms, and a dump station. You will also find gas, a gift shop, and cafe. Stop in for some fresh basked cinnamon buns or smoked bacon. S U M MIT L AKE M=37 5 KM = 601 HM = 397 Summit Lake Campground (Provincial) M=375 KM=397 HM=392 A 28 site, unserviced campground. Reservations not available. TO AD RIV ER M=40 5 KM=651 HM = 422 Folding Mountain Bed and Breakfast (Mile 419 Alaska Hwy) Tel: 250-232-5451 www.foldingmtn.com • Email: info@foldingmtn.com A cozy lodge in the middle of the serene Rocky Mountains offers hiking and snow shoeing trails, wildlife viewing, fireplace and pool table. Bed and bail options are also available for people traveling with horses. Rocky Mountain Lodge M=379 KM=610 HM=392 Tel: 250-774-7001 • Email: alcan397@hotmail.com Open seasonally, small motel and open camping area. Gas station and confectionary available. Near trailhead for Baba Canyon. Toad River Lodge M=404.6 KM=650 HM=422 Tel: 250-232-5401• Fax: 250-232-5215 www.toadriverlodge.com Email: travel@toadriverlodge.com • Open year round Toad River Lodge offers a 10 room motel, private, full-service 23-site campground, restaurant, gift shop, post office, pay phone, Greyhound bus depot, cabins, internet service, repair services & gas station. Stone Mountain Safaris Lodge M=409 KM=658 Tel: 250-232-5469 • www.stonemtnsafaris.com Email: BnB@stonemountainsafaris.com Offers hiking trips, horseback trips, wildlife viewing, photo safaris, guided hunting trips, a bed & breakfast, trap-line adventures, flight seeing & cross country skiing. The Poplars M=426 KM=690 Tel: 250-232-5465 • Email: hiflyingrv@yahoo.com 30 RV sites, some with full or partial hookups. Level, treed pull-throughs, showers, water, tent sites, sewer dump and log cabins.

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= DESIGNATED PUBLIC WASHROOMS ** During Operating Hours

MU NC HO LAKE: M=45 6 K M = 700 HM = 456 Double G Services M=456 KM=700 HM=456 Tel: 250-277-6970 • www.doublegservice.com Email: ndreams@aol.com Open year round. Restaurant, gas station and small motel. Strawberry Flats Campground (Provincial) M=460 KM=705 A 15 site unserviced campground. Reservations not available. Northern Rockies Lodge & Liard Air Services M=461 KM=712 HM=462 Tel: 250-776-3481 • Toll Free: 800-663-5269 www.northern-rockies-lodge.com • Open year round Luxurious lodge accommodation, a full serviced RV campground (open seasonally), European-style restaurant, gas station, fly-in adventures. McDonald Campground (Provincial) M=462 KM=712 Tel: 604-689-9025 • Toll Free: 800-689-9025 www.discovercamping.ca A 15 site unserviced campground. Reservations not available. Muncho Lake Lodge & RV Park M=463 KM=714 Tel: 250-776-3005 Open seasonally. RV sites, camping & a small boat launch. Stop in to take in some fresh mountain air and spend the night but a short stroll from the lake. L I AR D R I VER HOT SPRING S M = 477 KM = 764 HM = 496 Liard River Hot Springs Campground (Provincial) M=477 KM=764 HM=496 A 53 site unserviced campground. Reservations made through website: www.discovercamping.ca Liard Hot Springs Lodge (FNFN) Ltd. M=477 KM=764 HM=496 Tel: 250-776-7349 • Toll Free: 866-939-2522 Restaurant, hotel rooms, full-serviced seasonal campground, gas, only minutes walk from the hot springs. Mould Creek Campground M=498 KM=801 Tel: 250-776-7010 • 250-321-1235 Email: leahmould@hotmail.com Open year round. This campground located just past the hot springs offers a mixture of treed tent, RV sites and cabins. C O AL R I V ER M=51 4 KM=827 HM = 533 Coal River Lodge M=514 KM=827 HM=533 Tel: 250-776-7306 • www.coalriverlodge.com Email: d_rogers@telus.net • Open seasonally Restaurant, motel, full-serviced campground & gas station.

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Adventures & Experiences Elevate Mountain Adventures Tel: 250-321-1911 Email: elevatemountainadventures@gmail.com Offers a variety of guided hiking trips in the provincial parks located in the Northern Rockies District. All routes are accessible via the Alaska Higwhay and range in difficulty and length. Find them on facebook for more information. Folding Mountain Bed and Breakfast (Mile 419 Alaska Hwy) Tel: 250-232-5451 www.foldingmtn.com • Email: info@foldingmtn.com A cozy lodge in the middle of the serene Rocky Mountains offers hiking and snow shoeing trails, wildlife viewing, fireplace and pool table. Bed and bail options are also available for people traveling with horses. Liard Tours Tel: 250-776-3481 or 1-800-663-5269 www.liardtours.com • Email: info@liardtours.com Take a wild and remote adventure from Muncho Lake with Liard Air. Enjoy a fly-in fishing or hunting trip, remote outpost cabin, Nahanni National Park tour or just a scenic flight seeing tour. Muskwa-Kechika Adventures Tel: 250-759-4993 www.go2mk.ca • Email: wsawchuk@pris.ca Partake in 1 of 4, horseback expeditions through the Muskwa-Kechika Management Area, a vast, pristine wilderness in B.C.'s northern Rocky Mountains, or enjoy a couple weeks at the Mayfield Lake Base Camp. Wayne has been leading expeditions into the remotest regions of the Muskwa-Kechika for decades as part of an effort to protect this magnificent area. Muskwa River Adventures Tel: 250-775-0760 www.muskwariveradventures.ca • Email: doug_mckee@hotmail.com Offers wildlife viewing, guided hunting trips, fishing, rustic camping adventures, sightseeing, and photo safaris. Doug and Sandy Mckee have a passion for the outdoors, hunting, boating and the experiences our natural surroundings provide and they truly enjoy sharing it all. Trapline Adventures Tel: 250-500-4352 or 250-775-1141 www.traplineadventures.com Learn all about trappiing in Northern BC! Join the crew on one of the working traplines, learn to set your own snares and traps, and take home one of the harvested furs. This is will be a working adventure like no other as you help with the local predator management. Steamboat Mountain Outfitters Tel: 250-500-1144 http://www.steamboatmountainoutfitters.ca Email:steamboat_mountain_outfitters@yahoo.ca Offering a variety of camp options within this remote wilderness setting for guided hunts, horse packing, camp services and unguided hunting trips.

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Stone Mountain Safaris Tel: 250-232-5469 • www.stonemtnsafaris.com Email: BnB@stonemountainsafaris.com Offers hiking trips, horseback trips, wildlife viewing, photo safaris, guided hunting trips, a bed & breakfast, trap-line adventures, flight seeing & cross country skiing. Tails Wagging Adventures Tel: 250-321-1456 Looking to stretch your legs in Fort Nelson.. tour Streeper Kennels, the home to world champion sled dogs. Learn about all aspects of raising, training & racing sled dogs while playing with cute and cuddly puppies. Tuchodi River Outfitters Tel: 250-483-4039 • www.tuchodiriveroutfitters.com Email: larry@tuchodi.com or lori@tuchodi.com There is plenty to see and enjoy in the beautiful Tuchodi wilderness. Our tours include wildlife viewing, scenic vistas, photographic opportunities, horseback riding, hiking, jetboat tours, fishing and wilderness camp life.

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Dining Guide A&W Tel: 250-774-7325 4304 50th Ave North Boston Pizza & BP’s Lounge Tel: 250-774-7477 4501 50th Ave South Canadian 2-for-1 Pizza Tel: 250-774-7100 4960 50th Ave Dan’s Neighbourhood Pub Tel: 250-774-3929 4204 50th Ave North Domino’s Pizza Tel: 250-774-7799 5420 50th Ave North Down to Earth Health Shop & Café Tel: 250-774-7203 5003 51st Ave Fort Nelson Hotel Café & Sierra Lounge Tel: 250-774-6971 5100 50th Ave North Fort Pizza Tel: 250-774-2405 5148 Liard Street Gourmet Girl Café & Catering Tel: 250-774-9362 5415 51st Ave

Juices Corner Store Tel: 250-774-3508 4916 50 Ave North New Tokyo Sushi Tel: 250-774-4994 14 – 4903 51st Ave West One (Woodlands Inn) Tel: 250-774-6669 3995 50th Ave South P & T Restaurant Tel: 250-774-6244 4107 50th Ave South Subway Tel: 250-774-7827 4904 50th Ave North Tim Horton’s Tel: 250-774-3330 5000 Cordova Way Triple G Hideaway Tel: 250-774-2840 5651 Alaska Hwy (Mile 300) Tsang’s Restaurant Tel: 250-774-2188 5403 50th Ave South

Grandma's Kitchen Tel: 250-233-3169 5201 Simpson Trail Joe’s Kitchen Tel: 250-774-3272 5500 Alaska Highway (In Recreation Centre)

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Accommodations

A-Class Bed & Breakfast Tel: 250-321-6789 3928 Cottonwood Road The Blue Bell Inn & RV Park Tel: 250-774-6961 bluebellinn@northwestel.net 4203 50th Ave South RV sites available Candle Bed & Breakfast Tel: 724-252-7521 4205 51st Ave East Advanced registration required Cat Skinner Keen Memorial Campground Tel: 250-774-2934 DL-1674 300 Alaska Highway Fort Nelson Hotel Tel: 250-774-6971 Toll Free: 800-663-5225 www.thefortnelsonhotel.com 5110 50th Ave North Hideaway Inn Tel: 250-774-2136 5306 51st Ave Kacees Northern Suites Tel: 250-233-4800 Toll Free: 866-769-6606 4807 50th Ave South

Ramada Hotel Tel: 250-774-2844 www.ramada.com 5035 51st Ave Shannon Motel Tel: 250-774-6000 www.shannonmotel.net | fortnelson@shannonmotel.net 5423 50th Ave South Sunrise Inn & Suites Tel:250-774-7747 www.fortnelsonsunriseinn.com info@fortnelsonsunriseinn.com 5207 50th Ave South Super 8 Motel Tel: 250-233-5025 Toll Free: 888-888-5591 www.super8.com 4503 50th Ave South Triple G Hideaway Tel: 250-774-2340 tangle@shaw.ca www.tripleghideaway.com Mile 300 Alaska Highway RV sites available Woodlands Inn Tel: 250-774-6669 www.woodlandsinn.bc.ca info@woodlandsinn.ca 3995 50th Ave South

Lakeview Inns & Suites Tel: 250-233-5001 Toll Free: 877-355-3500 www.lakeviewhotels.com 4507 50th Ave South Motel 6 Tel: 250-774-8500 Toll Free: 800-466-8356 www.motel6.com 4307 50th Ave South

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2018 Northern Rockies Travel Guide  

This travel guide will prepare you to experience your own adventure within the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality (NRRM). Encounter the...

2018 Northern Rockies Travel Guide  

This travel guide will prepare you to experience your own adventure within the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality (NRRM). Encounter the...

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