Powell River, BC, Canada is the commercial and business hub of the upper Sunshine Coast Region. The city rests at the entrance of the Malaspina Peninsula fronting the Salish Sea (Strait of Georgia) and on the banks of the Powell River (rumored to be the second shortest river in world). The backcountry gravel roads, the ocean, the many remote wilderness lakes and the endless hectares of forests surrounding the community provide many adventures for all who visit.
Activities most enjoyed in Powell River, BC and the surrounding areas includes fishing, hiking, canoeing, sea kayaking, SUP, boating, sailing, swimming, mountain biking, road cycling, beachcombing, golfing, off roading, scuba diving and wildlife watching touring.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Powell River, Sunshine Coast, British Columbia includes Powell Forest Canoe Route, Powell Lake, Sunshine Coast Trail, Inland Lake Provincial Park & Trail, Mowat Bay Beach and Trail, Willingdon Beach and Trail, Lang Creek Estuary, Trail & Hatchery, Confederation Lake Trail, Duck Lake Protected Area, and the Haywire Bay Park.
The most visited sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Powell River includes Texada Island, Patricia Theatre, Powell River Historical Museum & Archives, 1911 Rodmay Hotel, and the 1911-1930 Historical Powell River Townsite (National Historic District).
Travel services important to travelers in and around the community of Powell River, Sunshine Coast includes accommodations (hotels, motels, cottages, bed and breakfasts, cabins, vacation home rentals, resorts), campgrounds, grocery stores, restaurants, gift stores, brewery, gas stations, liquor stores, pubs and transportation services including marina, floatplanes, Powell River Airport, and a BC Ferry Terminal which crosses the Salish Sea connecting Powell River, BC on the Sunshine Coast with Comox, BC on Vancouver Island. (Comox - Powell River (Little River-Westview) (click for BC Ferry schedule).