January 23, 2009 | Tips from Travellers >
Fort St. James, Arts, Culture & History Tours
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Fort St. James is a great place to explore the history of our province. I was at the Parks Canada National Historic Site recently and had a fun time poking around the old Fort buildings. It's like stepping back in time to a Hudson's Bay Company outpost in the late 1800s, complete with staff dressed as fur traders and First Nations people of the time. The Fort itself is in a stunning location, perched on top of a bluff overlooking Stuart Lake.
The surrounding community of Fort St. James also offers a lot of things to do. Next time we visit there, we're either going to hike up Mount Pope for some amazing views over Stuart Lake, or take our fishing rods and explore some of the famous lakes in the area.