Gateway to the Great Bear Rainforest
Great Bear Rainforest Bella Coola
  • Bella Coola Great Bear Rainforest

    VIsit Paradise

    Bella Coola in the Great Bear Rainforest
  • Great Bear Rainforest Vacation

    Turner Lake & Hunlen Falls
  • Experience the Wonder

    Odegaard Falls, Bella Coola

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

alpine hiking great bear rainforest

On the way to Blue Jay Lake

heli-hiking Bella Coola great bear rainforestThink 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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