Fort Nelson (population: 4,514) is nestled in a wilderness oasis of Northern British Columbia.
Escape big city life and return to nature while wildlife viewing, hiking, fishing, camping, and cross-country skiing in Fort Nelson and at various locations along the Alaska Highway.
Learn about the amazing construction of the Alaska Highway at the Fort Nelson Museum or from interpretive markers along the highway. Fort Nelson is a charming and friendly community with genuine personality.
Things to Do
In Fort Nelson, play a round of golf at Poplar Hills Golf Course or hike the Fort Nelson Demonstration Trails. Both locations convert into great cross-country ski areas during winter. While golfing, hiking or cross-country skiing, watch for amazing wildlife.