Traditional canoeing, Nisga'a Memorial Lava Bed Provincial Park

(Aboriginal Tourism Association of BC photo)


Things to Do

Fishing on the Skeena River (Picture BC photo)

Fishing on the Skeena River (Picture BC photo)

Terrace is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. The town's surrounding wilderness and beauty is everywhere you look and easily accessible.

Recreational opportunities are endless for vacationing families to extreme athletes to have fun, casual and/or thrilling adventures.

Summer Activities

Terrace is surrounded by peaks so hikers have a number of diverse and ecologically fascinating trails to choose from, in and near town. Hiking routes range from easy to expert. Many of the local trails are also great for overnighting.

Mountain biking is another popular sport in the area. Some of the easier hiking trails close to town make for excellent beginner bike paths, while nearby Thornhill Mountain has enticing and challenging downhill single-track riding with jumps and technical sections for intermediates and experts. A new bike park in the south side of town is also a fun place for riders of all ages to practice and play.

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