The provincial parks located along the Smithers/Highway 37 are perfectly placed to accommodate the traveller on the move. No matter how much or how little you wish to roam between camping destinations, there will be a hidden gem awaiting your arrival.
Wildlife viewing is a popular activity throughout this area, with grizzly and black bears, mountain goats, mountain sheep, and more. Keep your eye out for a glimpse of nature at its best.
Anderson Flats Park offers scenic and recreational values including regionally and provincially significant fishery values. The park provides easy public access to the riverfront on both the Bulkley and Skeena Rivers with excellent recreational fishing and day-use recreation opportunities from June through September for all visitors including children, seniors and individuals with limited mobility.
This area within the Skeena Mountains eco-section offers some of the finest hiking opportunities in west-central British Columbia. Glacier-fed lakes, rugged peaks and extensive sub-alpine meadows provide day and overnight hiking opportunities. Area habitat supports healthy populations of mountain goat, moose, marmot and many species of birds.
Tyhee Lake is a great place to slow down and take a break with the family; this park is perfect for kids! Stop and play in the water, hike the Aldermere trail or soak up the sun. The surrounding area has plenty to offer with world-class steelhead fishing, abundant hiking, a lively arts and music…
Primarily for experienced outdoor recreationalists interested in boating, angling, camping and hiking in a self-sufficient wilderness areas. There are no supplies of any kind. For the Chikamin Bay area, there is a fee charged for boaters using the winching service to portage their boats through the area.
This lake is known for its excellent fishing, which includes Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden, and Sockeye Salmon. While staying at the park, takea day trip to Stewart and Hyder to see the Bear Glacier, Salmon Glacier, and grizzly bears at Fish Creek during late summer/early fall. Meziadin Lake is the northern edge of the Kermode (or…
A must stop for fishermen, where bright Rainbow Trout abound. Bald eagles, hawks, ospreys, mountain goats can be seen in the surrounding area. For the more adventurous spirits, you may canoe to Natadesleen Lake, then walk to Cascade Falls where the Iskut river cascades over 150 ft into a canyon.
Boya Lake (Tä Ch’ilā)
The glaciated landscape and turquoise water make Boya Lake a must-see destination. Boya Lake is excellent for canoeing and kayaking, with sandy beaches and abundant wildlife, and is a highlight of any trip to Canada’s north. Canoe/kayak rentals are available. New facilities include a playground, a new picnic shelter and lakeside pull through campsites.