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Houston, BC to Terrace
Houston. The population of Houston is approximately 3,200. Elevation 594m/1,949 ft. Travel Info Center at km 416.3
Rest area on east side of Bulkley River; tables and toilets.
Hungry Hill Summit. 844 meters/2769 ft.
Rest area; tables, toilets
Bulkley View Rest area; picnic tables, toilets.
Ft. Telkwa RV Park.
Tyhee Lake Provincial Park, 59 camp sites, day-use area, showers, toilets. Beach, interpretive trail and wildlife viewing platform. Boat launch and sani-dump.
Telkwa. Population 1350. All visitor facilities are available in this quiet northern town. The museum, located in the schoolhouse in the center of town, the old schoolhouse is packed with Telkwa’s history. It is here you will also find the Travel Infocenter. At the west side of town is Eddy Park on the Bulkley River.
Riverside Recreation Center. RV Park and Par 3 Golf.
Driftwood Canyon Provincial Park. day-use area, toilets, self-guiding interpretive trail and viewing platform.
Driftwood Canyon is recognized as one of the world’s most significant fossil beds.
Smithers. Population 5,400. Elevation 496 meters/1627 ft.
Smithers Golf Club.
Toboggon Creek Fish Hatchery. Visitors welcome.
Stop of Interest at Moricetown Canyon. Moricetown is a First Nations community of the Wet’suwet’en People who have thrived in northern BC for centuries. The high canyon on the Bulkley River provides great views of the canyons and also great fishing. You may be able to watch a local fisherman use either fly rods or gaff poles to fish in the canyon.
East Boulder Creek.
Parking, picnic tables overlooking Bulkley River.
Ross Lake Provincial Park, day-use area. Toilets, boat launch, hiking trails. Fishing, swimming and canoeing. 4 km side road.
Parking with info sign.
The Hazeltons, Travel Info Center. Population is approximately 1,358. Elevation 306m/1,004 ft.
Robber’s Roost Motel – Enjoy Spectacular views. Free, high-speed wireless internet, comfortable beds, Great rates, In-room coffee, Refrigerator, Microwave. All rooms are non-smoking. 3476 Laurier St., BC. 250-842-6916.
Seeley Lake Provincial Park. 20 campsites, picnic sites, water, swimming, fishing. Fee area.
Parking; Historical Plaque on Skeena Crossing. First Nations Kitsequecla Village. Many Totems are scattered throughout the village still in their original locations..
Kitwanga Junction. Junction of Cassiar Highway 37 (north to Stewart, BC; Hyder, Alaska; and Watson Lake, Yukon).
Boulder Creek West.
Large rest area; picnic tables, toilets. Nice picnic spot.
Parking by Skeena River.
Viewpoint, parking. Historical plaque on Skeena riverboats.
Hells Bells Creek.
Big Oliver Creek.
Little Oliver Creek.
Rest area overlooking Skeena River; tables, toilets and water.
St. Croix Creek.
Usk was virtually wiped out during the Skeena River flood of 1936. The village is served by one of the few reaction ferries in BC, locals from both sides of the Skeena make the crossing by ferry. The tiny roadside chapel built as a replica of one which was destroyed in the flood.
Kleanza Creek Provincial Park. 32 camp sites, group site, picnic tables, pump for drinking water. Access via 1 km/.6 mile paved side road. 24-hour security, gate controlled. Features canyon with cascading waterfalls, hiking trail to top of canyon with view point and intermediate kayaking. Handicap accessible. In the day use area there are horseshoe pits, basketball, and a checker board. Trout fishing. $12 fee.
Small parking area.
Copper River Bridge.
Parking, “Welcome to Terrace” tourist info sign.
Junction with Highway 37 to Kitimat (59km/36 miles) and Airport (5km/3 miles). Lakelse Lake Provincial Park, 19 km/12 miles, has 156 campsites, log house picnic shelters, drinking water, flush toilets, showers, boat ramp, swimming, fishing, dump station.
Skeena River Bridge.
Ferry Island Campground.
Terrace. Travel Info Center on Keith Avenue Pop 12,000 elevation 70 m/210 ft.