Must-see attractions in Northern BC

  • Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Llnagaay

    Haida Gwaii

    One of the top attractions in the north is this marvelous cultural center. With exhibits on history, wildlife and culture, it would be enough reason to…

  • Northern Lights Estate Winery

    Northern BC

    On the northern banks of the Nechako River, this is BC's northernmost winery, specializing in wines made from fruit produced on-site, including blueberry,…

  • Mt Robson Provincial Park

    Northern BC

    Northern BC's major mountain attraction abuts Jasper National Park, but on the BC side of the border. Uncrowded Mt Robson Provincial Park has steep…

  • Ancient Forest / Chun T’oh Whudujut Park

    Northern BC

    About 113km east of Prince George is the site of BC's newest park, established in 2016. The Ancient Forest features two trails – a 900m boardwalk (return)…

  • Museum of Northern BC

    Prince Rupert

    Residing in a building styled after an indigenous longhouse, this museum is a must-see. It shows how local civilizations enjoyed sustainable cultures that…

  • Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park

    Northern BC

    A provincial park with a steamy ecosystem that allows a whopping 250 species of plants to thrive. After a long day in the car on Hwy 97, you'll thrive too…

  • Naikoon Provincial Park

    Haida Gwaii

    Much of the island's northeastern side is devoted to the beautiful 726-sq-km Naikoon Provincial Park, which combines sand dunes and low sphagnum bogs,…

  • Crystal Cabin

    Haida Gwaii

    The works of 20 Haida artists are featured at the jewelry workshop of April and Sarah Dutheil, second-generation artisans and sisters who were taught by…

  • Bulkley Valley Museum

    Northern BC

    Sharing the lovely old Smithers Court House building of 1925 with the Smithers Art Gallery on the corner of Main St and Hwy 16, this museum does a great…

  • Two Rivers Gallery

    Northern BC

    PG's public art gallery is housed in the architecturally impressive Two Rivers Gallery building at the Civic Centre and has permanent collections,…

  • 'Ksan Historical Village & Museum

    Northern BC

    Just east of Kitwanga and the start of Hwy 37 is the Hazelton area, the center of some interesting indigenous sites, including this historical village…

  • Muncho Lake Provincial Park

    Northern BC

    Muncho Lake Provincial Park, centered on the emerald-green lake of the same name, boasts spruce forests, vast rolling mountains and some truly…

  • Fort St James National Historic Site

    Northern BC

    From Vanderhoof, Hwy 27 heads 66km north to Fort St James National Historic Site. The former Hudson's Bay Company trading post that's on the tranquil…

  • Alaska Highway House

    Northern BC

    Dawson Creek is notable as the starting point (Mile 0) for the Alaska Hwy and it capitalizes on this at the Alaska Highway House, an engaging museum in a…

  • Prince George Railway & Forestry Museum

    Northern BC

    This museum honors trains, the beaver and local lore. It's located in Cottonwood Island Nature Park, north of the train station, which has sylvan walks…

  • Dixon Entrance Maritime Museum

    Haida Gwaii

    Housed in what was once the local hospital, the museum features exhibits on the history of this seafaring community, with displays on shipbuilding,…

  • Stone Mountain Provincial Park

    Northern BC

    Around 100km west of Fort Nelson, Stone Mountain Provincial Park has hiking trails with backcountry camping and a campground (campsites $20). The…

  • Port Clements Museum

    Haida Gwaii

    Learn about early logging practices and check out toys and tools from pioneering days. Nearby is the fenced-in cutting of the famous but felled Golden…

  • Babine Mountains Provincial Park

    Northern BC

    Great hiking is found at Babine Mountains Provincial Park near to Smithers. It's a 324-sq-km park with trails to glacier-fed lakes and subalpine meadows…

  • Tā Ch’ilā Provincial Park

    Northern BC

    This serene little park less than 90km south of the Yukon border surrounds Boya Lake, which seems to glow turquoise. You can camp on the shore (tent and…

  • Exploration Place

    Northern BC

    Southeast of downtown (follow 20th Ave east of Gorse St), Exploration Place has various kid-friendly galleries devoted to science, and natural and…