lava beds and a chance to see the rare Kermode bear are but a few of the
enticements to visit Terrace. Anglers migrate to Terrace to challenge the
legendary steelhead and spring salmon of the Skeena River.
There are also a multitude
of opportunities for those who enjoy swimming, boating, camping and hiking.
The area is also a naturalists delight, with examples of different types
of trees, plants and wildlife including the elusive Kermode bear and such
birds as the rare trumpeter swan. Visitors can also take the opportunity
to relax in the Mount Layton Hot Springs just 22 km (13 mi.) south of
There are a variety
of locations where you can experience the history and culture of the area.
Heritage Park gives you a glimpse of the history of Terrace's early settlers
while the Kitselas Canyon and the village of Kitsumkalum enable one to
find out more about the First Nation's history in the area.
are adventures and amazing sights to see by driving in any direction from
Terrace; 100 km (62 mi.) to the north will bring you directly into the
middle of the country's youngest lava flow. The desolate moonscape of
the lava beds, and the contrast of the breathtaking scenery around it,
promise to make your trip an exceptional one. Your trip east is a step
back in time. As you follow the Skeena River toward the Hazeltons, you
will experience the ancient traditions of the aboriginal people and the
more recent history of the modern settlers. The west coast's longest inland
fjord is less than an hour's drive south while a trip west promises
an experience of snow capped peaks and the beauty of the Skeena River
and the good chance for wildlife viewing
Summer Average: 21 C Winter Average: 3.1 C
The city of Terrace is easily accessed from all directions. Terrace is
on air, rail and bus routes while being on the Yellowhead Highway 16,
140 km (87 mi) east of Prince Rupert and 581 km (361 mi) west of Prince
chance to see the unusual white Kermode bear; Lakelse Lake Provincial Park;
salmon spawning in Williams Creek; Red Sand Lake Demonstration Forest; Nisga'a
Memorial Lava bed; Heritage Park; Kleanza Creek Provincial Park; reaction
ferry at the village of Usk; House of Sim-Oi-Ghets (traditional First Nations
style featuring local native crafts); Terrace Public Art Gallery; sawmill
tours; Deep Creek Fish Hatchery tours; nature walks; Ferry Island (a popular
campground); The George Little House (a historic museum).
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4553 Greig Avenue
Terrace, BC V8G 1M7 Nightly Rates: ( 101.08 - 217.79 ) 3 Star
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