Fort St. James, British Columbia, Canada is located at the foot of the Omineca Mountain Range, surrounded by thousands of lakes situated at the start of the Stuart-Trembleur-Takla Chain Lake System. The community of Fort St. James (once an 1800s fur trading post) is the gateway to the chain of lakes providing access to over 630 kilometres of lake shoreline, unlimited rugged landscapes and abundant wildlife.
Activities and attractions most enjoyed in and around Fort St. James and the surrounding areas includes golfing, fishing, mountain biking, canoeing, boating, swimming, wind surfing, camping, hiking, wildlife watching, ATVing, horseback riding, and dog sledding, snowboarding, downhill skiing, xc skiing and ice fishing.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Fort St. James, British Columbia includes Stuart Lake, Mount Pope Trail, Cottonwood Park, Echo Lake, Fish Lake, Paarens Beach Provincial Park, Sowchea Bay Provincial Park and the Dickenson Mountain Trail.
The most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Fort St. James British Columbia includes the Fort St. James National Historic Site of Canada, Junkers W35 Float Plane, Russ Baker Memorial and the 1873 Lady of Good Hope Church.
Travel services and amenities important to travelers in and around Fort St. James British Columbia includes accommodations (motels, bed and breakfasts, vacation homes, cottages, cabins), campgrounds, tours, guides, restaurants, laundromat, coffee shops, grocery store, pubs, liquor store, gas stations, gift stores, retail shops and transportation services including taxi, bus and the Fort St. James Regional Airport.