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PARKS:

  • Fort George Park: Enjoy the city's largest park, which includes a water park, playground, volleyball nets, trails, a train & picnic areas. (Runs 12-4 pm on weekends during the summer). Parking located off of Queensway Blvd. on 20th avenue or 17th avenue. 3 hours
  • Goodsir Nature Park: Bontanical gardens and plant museum. This 160 acre park offers up to 2 hours of easy walking trails. Come visit the beaver pond, muskrats, moose, and waterfowl. Near Huble Homestead.
    Season:
    May - October. Open daily 8 am to dusk. 4 hours
  • Cranbrook Hill Greenway: A corridor that encompasses over 300 hectares of natural environment containing 25 kms of multi-use trails, and 4 access points.
    Year round. Dawn to dusk. 3 hours

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FAMILY FUN:

  • Golden Raven Cultural Attractions Barkerville Historic Town: Barkerville is a historic site like no other. Unlike many gold rush towns from this era - which have long disappeared - Barkerville remains a thriving place, rich in history and full of life.

    Open 8:30 am – 8:00 pm daily.Paxton Shuttle provides 10 hour Tours from Prince George to Barkerville Sundays.
    See “Feature Fun Runs” page for details.

  •  Railway and Forestry Museum:Open year round. Learn about the railway and forest industries while exploring old railway cars or take a trip on the mini-rail. Located on 850 River Rd.

    Summer:
    May long weekend to September 1st. 7 days/wk. 10 am - 5 pm.
    Winter: Tuesday through Saturday. 11 am - 4 pm.
    Closed during inclement weather. 3 hours
  •  Exploration Place: Open year round. This children's museum and science centre features a hands-on gallery with live animals and puzzles, a SimEx virtual ride, and a play area. Located on Becott Place in historic Fort George Park.

    Summer:
    May long weekend to Thanksgiving day long weekend. 7 days/wk. 10 am - 5 pm.
    Winter: Wednesday through Sunday. 10 am - 5 pm.
    Open on statutory holidays. 3 hours
  • Noah's Ark Adventure Land: Open year round. Spend some time at the petting zoo, take a hayride or nature walk, play on the playground and amusement ride, or visit the ducks at the duck pond.

    Summer:
    July & August. 7 days/wk. 10 am - 6 pm. May, June, Sept., Oct., Dec. Saturdays 10 am - 5 pm.
    Winter: Dec. 1 - March 1. As weather permits. 3 hours
  •  Huble Homestead: (and Giscome Portage & First Nations Fish Camp) Travel back in time to this fully restored homestead and fur trading post on the banks of the Fraser River. Located 40km North of Prince George on Mitchell Rd.

    Open 10 am - 5 pm daily from May to September long weekends.
    Open weekends only from August 31 - October 13. 4 hours
  • Roll-A-Dome: Open year round. Recreational facility hosting everything from ball hockey, lacrosse, soccer, dances, concerts, birthday parties, to wrestling and boxing matches.
  • Bubba Baloo's / Outer Limits Laser Tag: Fun for the whole family with Northern B.C.'s largest indoor adventure playground, an arcade, a snack bar, and laser tag. Located in the Parkhill Mall at 8-556 North Nechako Rd.

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GALLERIES / MUSEUMS:

  • Golden Raven Cultural Attractions Barkerville Historic Town: Barkerville is a historic site like no other. Unlike many gold rush towns from this era - which have long disappeared - Barkerville remains a thriving place, rich in history and full of life.

    Open 8:30 am – 8:00 pm daily.Paxton Shuttle provides 10 hour Tours from Prince George to Barkerville Sundays.
    See “Feature Fun Runs” page for details.

    Wells/Barkerville/Bowron Lakes: One of the great backcountry destinations in the interior of the province. This website is the definitive source for trail and backcountry information, event information, accomodation information, plus a lot of other useful visitor data.


  •  Huble Homestead: (and Giscome Portage & First Nations Fish Camp) Travel back in time to this fully restored homestead and fur trading post on the banks of the Fraser River. Located 40km North of Prince George on Mitchell Rd.

    Open 10 am - 5 pm daily from May to September long weekends.
    Open weekends only from August 31 - October 13. 4 hours
  •  Railway and Forestry Museum: Open year round. Learn about the railway and forest industries while exploring old railway cars or take a trip on the mini-rail. Located on 850 River Rd.

    Summer:
    May long weekend to September 1st. 7 days/wk. 10 am - 5 pm.
    Winter: Tuesday through Saturday. 11 am - 4 pm.
    Closed during inclement weather. 3 hours
  •  Fort St. James Historic Site: Fort St James National Historic Site is a restored Hudson's Bay Company post on the southern shores of Stuart Lake in the interior of British Columbia. It is commemorated as a centre of trade and commerce in the 19th century fur trade.

    Open daily from 9 am – 5 pm : Victoria Day long weekend to Sept. 30.
    Open year round for groups by reservation.
  •  Two Rivers Art Gallery: Open year round. The Two Rivers Gallery is a vital centre for visual art in Prince George. Check out their Exhibitions, art programs and Shopping at the Gallery.

    Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sat. 10 am - 5 pm. Sundays and holidays:12 noon - 5 pm.
    Thursdays: 10 am - 9pm. Free admission 3 pm - 9 pm. 3 hours


  • Exploration Place:Open year round. This children's museum and science centre features a hands-on gallery with live animals and puzzles, a SimEx virtual ride, and a play area. Located on Becott Place in historic Fort George Park.

    Summer: May long weekend to Thanksgiving day long weekend. 7 days/wk. 10 am - 5 pm.
    Winter: Wednesday through Sunday. 10 am - 5 pm.
    Open on statutory holidays. 3 hours

  •  Valley Museum and Archives: Valley Museum and Archives was incorporated in 1985. The intention was to collect and preserve information and artifacts from the Robson Valley.

    Summer: 10 am – 5 pm Monday to Saturday plus 7 pm – 9 pm Tuesday and 5 pm – 9 pm Friday.
    Winter: Hours are not daily but will be available in the fall.
  •  Whistle Stop Gallery:Open year round.
    The Station is beautifully renovated and is also home to the McBride Visitor Centre and the Beanery 2 Bistro.The Gallery attracts thousands of visitors each year from all over the world. Shoppers, browsers and history buffs can see an incredible range of original artwork created by members of the non-profit Whistle Stop Gallery Society.

    Summer: Whistle Stop Gallery and Visitor Centre: Open daily from 8 am – 7 pm. : Beanery 2 Bistro open Mon. – Fri. 6 am – 5 pm ; Sat. & Sun. 9 am – 5 pm. Closed holidays.
    Winter: Whistle Stop Gallery and Visitor Centre: Open daily from 10 am – 4 pm : Beanery 2 Bistro open Mon. – Fri. 6 am – 5 pm ; Sat. 9 am – 5 pm. Closed Sundays and holidays.
  •  Mackenzie and District Museum: Our museum showcases the heritage and people of Mackenzie, British Columbia.

    Summer: July and August ; Tues. – Sat. 9 am – 5 pm.
    Winter: Sept. – June ; Tues. – Fri. 10 am – 2 pm.
  •  Valemount Museum: The Valemount Museum has something for every member of the family. The museum has three levels in the main building with displays on the Railway (rail camps and towns), a model railroad that even runs through the bathroom, Japanese Internment Camps, War Heroes, Old Children's Toys, Valemount Pioneers, Margaret McKirdy's Little People, James Vanslyk's Art, Valemount Schools, Sewing, an Old Bedroom, Pioneer Kitchen, Early Settlers, Outfitting and an exciting Trapper's Cabin.

    May 15 – June 30 ; Tues. – Sat. 10 am – 5 pm.
    July 1 – August 31 ; Weekdays 10 am – 8 pm and Weekends 10 am – 5 pm.
    Sept. 1 – 30 ; Tues. – Sat. 10 am – 5 pm.

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SKIING:

  • Purden Ski Village: Over 1,200 vertical feet of skiing on dry powder snow, treed runs and uncrowded slopes.
    Winter hours: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. 8 hours
  • Tabor Mountain Resort: Year round access to activities.Skiing, hiking, and mountain biking.
    Weekend skiing: 9 am - 3:30 pm. Night skiing: 6 pm - 9:30 pm. 8 hours and 5 hours
  • Otway Ski Trails: Otway has 40km of machine groomed trails (PB100(2007), PB170(older)) for classic and skating techniques.
    Open 7 days/wk. 10 am - 4:30 pm. Night skiing every night until 9:30 pm.
    Book ahead for ski equipment rental availability. 5 hours
  • Murray Ridge Ski Area: 30 kms. of major alpine runs for all levels of skiers and boarders. 20 kms. of groomed and track set cross country trails. 12 hours
  • Troll Ski Resort: Troll Ski Resort was built by Lars Fossberg in 1972, and years later it is still run by the family. Troll has developed into a great mountain with 4 surface lifts and 1700 vertical feet of terrain.
  • Hudson Bay Mountain Lodge: Whether your heart’s desire is the thrill of endless powder or a piece of this magnificent wilderness that you can call your own, welcome to Hudson Bay Mountain! We think you will find what you are longing for and whether it’s your first time or you already love the place, we hope this visit leaves you with a taste for more.
  • Crescent Spur Heliskiing: In the world of heli-skiing and heli-boarding, the northern Cariboo Mountains and the Canadian Rockies are legendary. An abundance of dry powder, immense open bowls, spectacular glaciers , and challenging treed slopes are but a few of the attributes these mountains possess.

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GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB Links:

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HIKING:

  • Caledonia Ramblers: This is the website for the Caledonia Ramblers, which features information, about this Prince George hiking club.
  • Goodsir Nature Park: Botanical gardens and plant museum. This 160 acre park offers up to 2 hours of easy walking trails. Come visit the beaver pond, muskrats, moose, and waterfowl. Near Huble Homestead.
    Season:
    May - October. Open daily 8 am to dusk. 4 hours
  • Cranbrook Hill Greenway: A corridor that encompasses over 300 hectares of natural environment containing 25 kms of multi-use trails, and 4 access points.
    Year round. Dawn to dusk. 3 hours
  • The Ancient Forest: The only know temperate rain forest in the world located so far (800km) from the ocean. With 2.3 km of trails to explore you can experience ancient cedar trees, diverse ecosystems, and a beautiful waterfall.
    Season: May - October. Dawn to dusk. As weather permits. 5 hours
  • Outdoor Life Adventures Co. : Open year round. Unforgettable, one-of-a-kind guided adventure tours in the Robson Valley.
  • Forests for the World: 15 km of hiking trails.
    Year round. Dawn to dusk. 3 hours
  • Heritage River Trails: 11 km of trails.
    Year round. Dawn to dusk. 3 hours
  • Teapot Mountain Hiking Trail: 1.4 km trail. 50 km north of Prince George.
    Dawn to dusk. 5 hours
  • Fort George Canyon Hiking Trail: Located 25 km southwest of Prince George.
    Dawn to dusk. 5 hours

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SLED DOGS:

  • Cold Fire Creek Dogsledding: Climb aboard Canada’s oldest form of winter transport. What better way to venture deep into the heart of the Canadian Rockies, than behind a team of enthusiastic and friendly Alaskan Huskies. You will marvel at the beauty of snow capped timbers, frozen waterfalls, icy waters and endless panoramic views.

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HORSE RIDES:

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NEED FOR SPEED:

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BOWLING:

  • 5th Ave Bowladrome: Open year round. Cosmic and five pin bowling. Located at 1241 5th Ave.
  • Strike Zone: Open year round. Ten pin and Cosmic bowling. Located at 2366 Westwood Dr.
  • Nechako Lanes Ltd.Open year round. 1665 - 3rd Avenue, Prince George. (250)564-7315.

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SWIMMING:

  • Four Seasons Leisure Pool: Open year round. Features a 65-meter long waterslide, diving boards, swim lanes, rope swing, wading pool, and water fountain. Located on 700 Dominion St.
    Open 7 days/wk. Monday - Thursday 9 am - 8:15 pm. Friday 9 am - 9 pm.
    Saturday & Sunday 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm. Closed statutory holidays. 3 hours
  • Prince George Aquatic Centre: Open year round. Features a wave pool with waves up to three feet, a lazy river channel, a diving tower, swim lanes, and snack bar. Located on 1770 Munroe St.
    Open 7 days/wk. Monday - Thursday 9 am - 8:15 pm. Friday 9 am - 9 pm.
    Saturday & Sunday 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm. Open limited hours on statutory holidays. 3 hours
  • Esther's Inn water slides: Open year round. Includes two waterslides and swimming pools. Located at 1151 Commercial Cres.

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GO KARTS:

  • Race Go-Karts & Mini-Golf: Have a blast racing around the track and play a round of mini-golf on the 18-hole course. Located at the Park Drive-in Theatre.
    General hours of operation: Noon to 9 pm.
    May, June, September: Saturdays and Sundays.
    July and August: Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday. Other days by appointment. 3 hours

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SPORTS FANS:

  • CN Centre: Home of the Prince George Cougars, the Prince George Fury, and to many concerts and events throughout the year. Visit this website for a listing of what is happening today!
  • Roll-A-Dome: Open year round. Recreational facility hosting everything from ball hockey, lacrosse, soccer, dances, concerts, birthday parties, to wrestling and boxing matches.
  • Prince George Cougars: See the future stars of hockey today. The WHL and the Prince George Cougars feature some of the best hockey short of the NHL playing in the CN Centre.
  • UNBC Timberwolves: Exciting and action packed. The University of Northern British Columbia has put together great basketball and soccer programs for both Men and Women.
  • Prince George Spruce Kings: Fast paced and highly exciting. The Prince George Spruce Kings have been entertaining our hockey town for years. Check them out in the Coliseum.

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ENTERTAINMENT:

  • CN Centre: Home of the Prince George Cougars, the Prince George Fury, and to many concerts and events throughout the year. Visit this website for a listing of what is happening today!
  • The Pulse: Here is an excellent website to brouse for current and comprehensive listings of special events in Arts, Entertainment, Sports and Recreation in Prince George. Check it out!
  • The Entertainment Group: Do you want to get your party started? Then be sure to check out this website!
  • Opinion 250: News for the North
  • Studio 2880: Community Arts Council
  • Ticketmaster: Find and buy tickets
  • Hello BC: BC travel website
  • Winter Adventures: News and Events
  • The Scene PG: Prince George's arts and cultural events

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THEATRES / MOVIES:

  • Park Drive-in Theatre: Sit back and watch a double feature from the comforts of your own vehicle. Located at 9660 Raceway Rd. off Chief Lake Rd.
  • Famous Players 6: Open year round. Features current films. Located in the Parkwood Mall.
  • P.G. Playhouse: Open year round. The Prince George Playhouse features local plays, concerts, dance performances, and much more.
  • Theatre North West. Live theatre running from September through to May each year.

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