June 16, 2010 | Tips from Travellers >
Fort Nelson, Hot Springs
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If you are heading up Highway 37 or the Alaskan Highway be sure to make a stop at the beautiful Liard River Hot Springs.
My family and I had the pleasure of making the short detour there on our way up to Whitehorse and it was definitely worth the trip. We camped at the provincial campground located next to the river for a few days, which is a beautiful campground with campsites fully surrounded by trees.
It is a ten minute stroll down a boardwalk to get to the river, surrounded by native plants and wildlife. You'll know you reach the hotsprings when you smell the sulfur, but the chance to soak in the hot river makes it all worth it. It's a wonderful place to relax and rejuvenate.
Remember to wear lots of bug dope and keep your eyes open for bears and be sure to enjoy the beauty of this natural setting.