Mar 062012

Population: 4,514
Elevation: 1,350ft (410m)
News: The Fort Nelson News

Fort Nelson is largest town in British Columbia’s Northeastern corner.  It was established back in 1805 as a trading post.  North West Company used it for fur trading in the late 1700′s and early 1800′s. 

Things to do (In Town)

  • Poplar Hills Golf Course
  • Fort Nelson Demonstration Trails
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Amazing Wildlife
  • Fort Nelson Heritage Centre

Things to do (In the Area)

  • Liard Hot Springs
  • Northern Rocky Mountain Provincial Park
  • Smith River Falls
  • Wokkpash Recreation Area
  • Muncho Lake
  • Rafting on the Liard River


  • Super 8 Fort Nelson
  • Ramada Limited Fort Nelson
  • Lakeview Inn and Suites Fort Nelson
  • Woodlands Inn
  • Fort Nelson Hotel
  • Blue Bell Inn
  • Fort Nelson – Ramada Limited
  • Shannon Motel
  • Provincial Motel


  • Boston Pizza
  • Subway
  • Triple G Hideaway
  • P & T Restaurant
  • Fort Pizza
  • Backroads Sport & Grill
  • Mama & Papa’s Cafe

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