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Smithers is the place to start your outdoor adventure. Whether you enjoy horseback riding, hiking, golfing, rafting, fishing or skiing - you will find your activity of choice here. Surrounded by mountains, dotted with lakes and divided by rivers and streams the Bulkley Valley wants to be explored. The history of the prospector can be found in the mountains in old mines and artifacts. Anglers can't resist the temptation of trout, salmon and steelhead.  Check out what Smithers offers your.

  • Amenities

    Smithers and the Bulkley Valley has much to offer...a skateboard park, ice arena, swimming pool with fitness centre and squash courts, nearby lakes to swim, canoe or boat, 2 golf courses and many...

  • Arts & Culture

    As if by magnet, artists are drawn to Smithers. Perhaps it's the natural beauty of the surrounding-expansive mountain vistas, roaring rivers and tranquil creeks and brooks. Or, is it the...

  • Bike

    The Bulkley Valley is prime mountain biking country (surrounded by mountains after all!) From gentle valley bottom trails like the town’s 13 km Perimeter Trail to steep technical riding,...

  • Concerts & Festivals

    Come join in one of our may festivals and fairs! Over the years, Smithers has cultivated some exceptional musicians.

  • Fish

    Smithers - in the heart of the Bulkley Valley - provides fabulous access for fishers. From lake trout to salmon and steelhead, Smithers welcomes anglers from around the world. Babine Lake to the...

  • Golf

    Flanked by a golf course on each end of town, Smithers offers a golf experience that allows you to enjoy not only the greens, but also the blues and deep purples of the surrounding mountain...

  • Hike

    A linear park surrounds Smithers, providing 13 kilometres of gentle town and country walking. As you move a little further from town, there is terrain to suit everyone. The Hudson Bay Mountain ski...

  • Horse Trips

    Well-trained horses can carry you to the hills around the Bulkley Valley for breathtaking panoramas. Trips are available in the Babine Mountain Provincial Park and in Spatsizi Wilderness Park....

  • Hunt

    Smithers serves as the destination point and service center for many Guide Outfitters in Northwestern BC. The region supports abundant wildlife populations, including Moose, Mule Deer, black and...

  • Mountaineer

    Mountaineering and ski mountaineering are options in the Bulkley Valley. Experience Mountain Guides can assist and show you some of the Peaks and spectacular ice fields.

  • Paddle

    Smithers is a paddlers dream! Whether you're seeking a peaceful paddle around the lakeshore, drifting on a placid stream or experiencing the thrill of adrenaline pumping whitewater - we've...

  • Sight See

    Year-round Smithers has an abundance of beautiful views! From mountains to wetlands and everything in between, come experience Smithers!

  • Ski & Snowboard

    Alpine Skiing & Snow Boarding Hudson Bay Mountain Resort is a great family ski resort just 20 minutes from downtown. Four lifts, including a triple chair take you to the top of Hudson Bay...

  • Snowmobile

    Mountains covered in snow; hundreds of miles of terrain; groomed trails and untracked wilderness - that's snowmobiling around Smithers. The Smithers Snowmobile Association grooms trails in...

  • Snowshoe

    As the powder piles up on the hills and mountain, the snowshoes that many used (and some still use) for work in the past are now donned for pleasure. Instead of sinking in the fluffy stuff - you...

  • Spa

    Make your visit special by enjoying one of spas in Smithers. Treat yourself to relaxing massage or bath, or perhaps a facial.

  • Wildlife

    Imagine ... a mountain goat standing on the side of the mountain - where there's nothing to stand on; a grizzly bear swiping salmon from roaring rapids; a bald eagle soaring overhead; the call...

  • Theatre

    From visiting performers to a town full of talent, Smithers has a thriving theatre scene.

  • Hudson Bay Mountain

    An epic Northern BC mountain experience!  Hudson Bay Mountain offers the driest powder conditions in the country. Smithers is settled at the base of Hudson Bay Mountain with a creatively...

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    Where city life meets country living.
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