Hudson’s Hope

Hudson’s Hope is a unique northern community. Surrounded by lakes and rivers, it offers a wide range of outdoor recreational activities including excellent fishing, canoeing, camping and hiking. You will find numerous parks and trails providing recreation for residents and visitors alike. Take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool or enjoy a picnic at Beattie Park surrounded by unparalleled displays of flowers. Portage Trail at Beattie Park provides a quiet oasis as you make your way to the Peace River. For those looking for an adventure, be sure to visit the Steam Vents on the banks of Dinosaur Lake!

Hudson’s Hope Visitor Info Center Located at 9555 Beattie Drive. 250-783-9154

Hotels in Hudson’s Hope

Sigma Inn & Suites

Located off Highway 29, this Hudson’s Hope hotel is 5 minutes’ walk from the Arena. Daily breakfast is included and free Wi-Fi is available.

The Williston Lake Resort

Located at the Williston Lake (BC), less than 20 minutes from Hudson’s Hope, BC. Williston Lake Resort / Hotel is the nearest accommodation from the W.A.C. Bennett Dam (approx. 10 km).

Camping in Hudson’s Hope

Hudson’s Hope RV Park & Campground

This small, full-service RV Park is centrally located in the heart of Hudson’s Hope. 20 year-round RV sites and 3 furnished rental suites as well as laundry facilities, restrooms and showers.

Alwin Holland Park

Located on the Peace River 3 km (2 miles) south of Hudson’s Hope off Hwy. 29, 12 dry sites (maximum 21-foot length campers allowed). Outhouses, fire pits, fishing, and hiking trail. Pets are allowed on leash.


Things to do in Hudson’s Hope

Hudson’s Hope Museum

Learn about the history of Hudson’s Hope, stretching all the way back to Alexander Mackenzie. Get a glimpse of the ancient Peace Region, and discover the dinosaurs who roamed here in the past.

W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre

The W.A.C. Bennett Dam is one of the world’s largest earth-fill structures. It holds back the Williston Reservoir, which is so large that it can be seen from space.

Enjoy the spectacular view from the Visitor Centre. It offers fun and educational exhibits that showcase dam construction, local wildlife and how they turn water into clean electricity.


Hudson’s Hope FAQs

Why is it called Hudsons Hope?

Hudson’s Hope is a small community located in northeastern British Columbia, Canada. It was named after Sir Henry Hudson, the 17th-century English explorer who is known for his voyages to discover the Northwest Passage and Hudson Bay. The name “Hudson’s Hope” pays homage to Sir Henry Hudson and his significant contributions to exploration and navigation during the age of exploration.

What highway goes through Hudson Hope BC?

Hudson’s Hope, British Columbia, is accessed by British Columbia Highway 29 (BC-29). This highway runs from Tumbler Ridge to Chetwynd, where it crosses the Hart Highway before continuing 64km to Hudson’s Hope. Highway 29 connects to the Alaska Highway, just north of Fort St. John

What lake is Hudson Hope on?

Hudson’s Hope, British Columbia, is located near the Peace River in northeastern British Columbia, Canada. It is not directly situated on a lake but is close to several lakes in the region.

One of the prominent lakes near Hudson’s Hope is Williston Lake, which is the largest man-made lake in British Columbia and one of the largest in North America. Williston Lake was created as a result of the W.A.C. Bennett Dam on the Peace River. Other nearby lakes include Moberly Lake, 40km south of Hudson’t Hope. Moberly Lake is in Moberly Provincial Park and has 109 campsites, a picnic area and boat launch.

What are the best places to go Hiking in Hudson Hope BC?

Hudson’s Hope, British Columbia, is a beautiful region with many hiking opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Here are a few places to consider for hiking in the Hudson’s Hope area:

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