Chewtynd (population: 2,633) offers a break from the hectic pace of larger British Columbia centres.
In Chetwynd, enjoy leisurely river fishing or a camping trip, go hiking or try boating. Action-adventure activities in the Rocky Mountain foothills are within easy reach of Chetwynd, and include mountain biking, rock climbing, and snowmobiling. Looking for something even more unique and unusual? Admire the community's dozens of unique chainsaw carvings.
Spend time along the many rivers and lakes in the area fishing for a variety of species, or go boating through wild river valleys. Canoeing and kayaking are also popular activities on the Pine River from East Pine to Taylor. Chetwynd's trail system is well designed and developed for both hiking and mountain biking during the spring, summer, and fall seasons. These trails are networked through the foothills in and around the community, and are a great way to take in a small part of the northern boreal forest.