Located halfway between Prince Rupert and Prince George and at the base of the spectacular Hudson Bay Mountain in the Bulkley Valley sits the unique alpine town of Smithers.
Top things to do
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Experience panoramic views
Hike along some of the finest trails in west-central BC in Babine Mountains Provincial Park, located within the Skeena Mountains. Along the trails you can enjoy spectacular views of glacial lakes, sub-alpine meadows and rugged mountain peaks.
Visit the friendly city of Terrace—home to the elusive Kermode bear, also known as the spirit bear because of its white coat. Unique cultural heritage and scenic outdoor beauty offers something for everyone.
Relax in the port of Prince Rupert—located on Kaien Island—equipped with all the amenities you need, and the perfect place to unwind before or after your ferry journey. During your visit, make sure you take a life-changing wildlife adventure to see resident orcas, humpbacks and grizzly bears.
Take a scenic adventure along Highway 16 from Prince Rupert to visit Price George, known as the Northern Capital of BC. With over 100 city parks and almost 100 km of trails, there’s lots of fun to have in the great outdoors.