& DAMS TOUR
St. John (73 km/46 miles) for Hudson's
Hope on BC Highway 29 (75 km/47 miles).
is the most scenic route in the area as the highway
meanders through the Peace
River Valley. When in Hudson's
Hope, explore the Playground of the
Peace; fish, hike, bike, and relax on the banks of
the mighty Peace River.
W.A.C. Bennett Dam, one of the largest of its kind
in the world, creating Williston Lake and 1200 kilometers
of shoreline. Tour the Peace Canyon Dam, the life
size dinosaur displays and the incredible miniature
museum of Pioneer Days. Both dams are just west of
Lake, approximately 40 km. south of Hudson's Hope
on Highway 29, offers camping and has wheelchair access.
Reserve ahead if possible, as this is a popular campground.
Photo Courtesy of Northern BC Tourism
Lake is 105 km/65 miles south of Chetwynd
(130 km/80 south of Moberly Lake) offers a refreshing,
although chilling dip in one of the North's sparkling
to Fort St. John by the same route, or continue the
Northern BC circle route from Chetwynd by driving
east on Highway 97 to Dawson
Creek and Fort St. John (approximately
another 170 km/106 miles travelling via Highway 97).
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