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  • Hagensborg, BC
Bella Coola Townsite estuary

The townsite is by the mouth of the Bella Coola River & upstream from the estuary & the ocean inlet (North Bentinck Arm)

While in Bella Coola, talk to the locals & they will point you in the direction for whatever you need.

The Visitor Information Booth (at the Copper Sun Gallery on 442 MacKenzie St. in downtown Bella Coola) is open from June 15th – September 30th. Our phone number┬á is (250) 799-5202.

Maps, brochures and travel guides are available there and our friendly tourism personnel are ready to assist you. Maps & brochures are also at most accommodations.

Both Bella Coola & Hagensborg have essential services including retail outlets for groceries & hardware, gas stations and repair shops, Canada Post offices, gift shops & places to purchase fishing licenses. Organic foods can also be found in the Valley at both grocery stores & Mountain Valley Organics.

Contact the Bella Coola Harbour Authority regarding boating regulations & assistance. The Bella Coola General Hospital has a walk-in clinic and a pharmacy. There is no full-time veterinary service in the Valley.

For for fishing  regulations, limits, openings & closures, visit this link for the Department of Oceans & Fisheries website.

Banking can be done at the Williams Lake & District Credit Union in Bella Coola, ATMs can be found at Williams Lake Credit Union,┬áThunderbird Store & Tallheo Gas Bar. Hagensborg’s ATM is in Shop Easy.

Car rentals are available by contacting Bella Coola Vehicle Rentals, some accommodations also provide car rentals. Be sure to confirm rental vehicle availability with your accommodation provider at time of booking.

Guides, Vehicles, Repair Shops, Travel Agencies, Government & Service Organizations are all here in Bella Coola.