Gateway to the Great Bear Rainforest
Gateway to the Great Bear Rainforest
  • Enjoy the Overlooks

    M Gurr Trail Look Out
  • Take In The View

    Turner Lake & Hunlen Falls
  • Experience the Wonder

    Odegaard Falls

There is so much to experience in the Bella Coola Valley, it really comes down to your mood.


On the way to Blue Jay Lake

heli-hiking Bella CoolaThink of the Bella Coola Valley as a vast, wilderness viewing stage. Lush meadows, dense forests and high mountain ranges, salmon spawn schools of silvery trout in pristine rivers & creeks.

Visit galleries & shops that showcase the diversity of talents from world-renowned First Nations carvers to unique crafts. Spend time in the Bella Coola Museum. Follow a self-guided historic route in the town. Admire the craftsmanship of the 1890 Norwegian homesteads in Hagensborg.

Follow historic sections of the Alexander Mackenzie/Nuxalk-Carrier Grease Trail. Check out the Tallheo Cannery which reflects the history of a thriving canning industry from 1890s. Walk the estuary for bird & wildlife viewing. Treat yourself with an afternoon in the alpine, gazing at glacier capped mountains &  waterfalls.

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