The Omineca Region boasts the majestic Omineca Mountain range to the north, and to the east, the terrain rises to the highest point in the Canadian Rockies, Mount Robson. Mount Robson Provincial Park, established by a special act of the British Columbia legislature in 1913, is the second oldest park in B.C.’s park system. It was designated part of the Rocky Mountains World Heritage Site in 1990 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The hiking trails in scenic Mount Robson Park are a popular destination, from the extreme backcountry enthusiast to the casual day hiker and attracting climbers from all over the world. Mountain biking is also popular and the Berg Lake Trail is regularly shared by mountain bikers, hikers and backpackers. Winter adventure is prevalent. There are four designated cross-country ski areas to choose from with miles of groomed, well-signed trails.