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About Smithers, BC

Nestled in BC's Bulkley River Valley between beautiful mountains, Smithers, with it's attractive Swiss alpine theme, is a mountain resort town for a wide range of recreational opportunities.

Smithers, BC offers a full complement of adventure travel services including glacier helicopter tours, charter flights to remote lakes, and guided fishing trips on BC's northern rivers. Wonderful day hikes and guided multi-day adventure tours are close by, as well as whitewater rafting, canoeing and trail riding, along with many other pleasant outdoor vacation activities in BC.

There are campsites as well as hotels, motels, lodges and cabin rentals close to Smithers. If you are arriving by air (Air Canada or charter flight), an airport limousine will take you into town for a small fee, or, if you are staying at the Logpile Lodge, they have free transportation service to and from the airport.

Smithers is a charming alpine town, and a natural destination for those with an appetite for Canadian adventure travel. Snow-capped mountains, crystal clear lakes, mighty rivers, an abundance of fishing and wildlife sightseeing opportunities. Friendly and knowledgeable folks make Smithers & Northern BC, Canada an outdoor vacation experience never to be forgotten.

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Getting to Smithers, BC

Transportation to Northern BC is easy and always scenic!
There are 4 exciting ways to get here:

  • By Air: Daily flights from Vancouver, B.C. with:
    Air Canada
    Hawk Air
  • By Rail: Via Rail arrives in Smithers two times each week.
  • By Car: Smithers is on Yellowhead Highway 16 approximately half way between Prince George, B.C. and Prince Rupert, B.C. Check with the BC Highways Ministry for a current road report.
  • By Ferry: Regular BC Ferry Service from Vancouver Island to Prince Rupert, B.C. and then take the train or follow scenic Yellowhead Highway 16 east for 4 hours until you reach Smithers.

For excellent travel service, we suggest you contact our local travel agent: Uniglobe Priority Travel,

Phone 1-250-847-4341 or toll free at 1-800-663-4291 or

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Box 4951 Smithers, British Columbia, CANADA VOJ 2NO
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