Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada is located in the Peace River Region, east of the Northern Rocky Mountains, at "Mile 300" on the Alaska Highway. Fort Nelson is an oil and gas community with a deep industrial background situated in the northern backcountry wilderness. It is situated near the confluence of the Fort Nelson River, Muskwa River and the Prophet River.
Activities and attractions most enjoyed in and around Fort Nelson and the surrounding areas includes golfing, camping, fishing, river kayaking, river rafting, horseback riding, hiking, backpacking, canoeing, birding (birdwatching) and snowmobiling, ice fishing, xc skiing and dog sledding.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Fort Nelson, British Columbia includes the Muncho Lake Provincial Park, Smith River Falls, Stone Mountain Provincial Park & Summit Lake, Andy Bailey Regional Park, Tetsa River Regional Park, and the Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park (day trip).
The most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Fort Nelson British Columbia includes the Fort Nelson Heritage Museum, and the Alaska Highway.
Travel services and amenities important to travelers in and around Fort Nelson British Columbia includes accommodations (fly in fishing lodges, outfitter camps, motels, bed and breakfasts, vacation homes, resorts, cottages, cabins), campgrounds, tours, guides, restaurants, laundromat, coffee shops, grocery stores, pubs, liquor stores, gas stations, gift stores, retail shops and transportation services including taxi, bus, rail, bus, and the Fort Nelson Regional Airport (YYE).