(Canadian Tourism Commission photo)
Encompassing a landmass greater than the state of California, the Northern BC region boasts more than 100 parks and protected areas offering exceptional diversity.
Beach lovers will head for Naikoon Provincial Park in Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) to beach comb for agates. Spelunkers will be keen on Monkman Provincial Park while volcano aficionados will head for the lava beds at Nisga'a Memorial Lava Bed Provincial Park.
Curious about bears? Khutzeymateen Provincial Park has the largest known concentration of grizzly bears in BC. Those drawn to First Nations culture will travel to Gwaii Haanas. Collecting UNESCO World Heritage Sites? Northern BC proudly boasts two. SGang Gwaay, located within Gwaii Haanas in Haida Gwaii and Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park which with adjacent parks in Alaska and the Yukon forms the world's largest international World Heritage Site. There is so much to see and do in the north.
Northern British Columbia
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