With some of the most spectacular, pristine wilderness found anywhere, the opportunities to see a variety of wildlife in the Northern Rockies are unrivalled. Chances of seeing an assortment of wildlife right along the highway are high; venture into the backcountry, and you will not be disappointed. It is a rugged, untouched landscape with bountiful intact predator-prey systems, giving it the designate of the "Serengeti of the North".
- Ardendale Wilderness Experience
- Phone: (250) 774-2433
- Note: See the Northern Rockies and its wildlife by horseback. Offering guided trips around Fort Nelson or in Stone Mountain Provincial Park for a day or more.
- Folding Mountain Outfitters M=401 KM=646
- Phone: (250) 232-5451
- Offers guided hunting trips, wildlife viewing, jet boat trips, fishing trips, horseback trips, photo safaris, and trap-line trips. Daily and hourly trail rides available or you could see the area by jet boat and take a fishing, wildlife viewing or photo safari trip.
- Main Current Rafting Expeditions
- Web: Main Current Rafting Expeditions
- Email: email@example.com
- Ph/Fax: 877 909 7238 (toll free)
- Mobile: (250) 877 2144
- Daily rafting trips in the Muncho Lake area offer prime wildlife viewing, or extend your trip for a few days to the Tuchodi and Muskwa, Turnagain and Kechika, Gataga, Nahanni, Wokkpash and Racing Rivers.
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- Redfern Lake Adventures
- Web: Redfern Lake
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: (250) 774-6547
- Fly or ride an all terrain vehicle into Redfern Lake offering cabin rentals, wildlife viewing, kayaking, hiking or fishing. Bring your family and friends and customize a hiking trip or freshwater fishing trip.
- RiverJet Adventures Ltd.
- Web: RiverJet Adventures Ltd.
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: (604) 463-7224
- Seasonally located in Fort Nelson, RiverJet Adventures offer jet boat trips on the remote Muskwa, Tuchodi and Kechika Rivers. Complete package tours for Family Adventure Camping, photography, sightseeing and fishing, all with full camping facilities.
- Stone Mountain Safaris Lodge M=409 KM=658
- Web: Stone Mountain Safaris Lodge
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: (250) 232-5469
- Offering wildlife viewing, photo safaris, hiking trips, horseback trips, a bed and breakfast, trap-line adventures, flight seeing, cross country skiing and guided hunting trips, we have something for everyone. Featuring a 500 acre ranch with a log home bed and breakfast that includes a games room. We can also take you on a nature trek, scenic flight or trail ride
- Scoop Lake Outfitters
- Web: Scoop Lake Outfitters
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: (250) 491-1885 or (403) 997-8026
- Offers wildlife viewing, flight seeing, guided hunting trips, fly-in fishing and cabins, trail rides and a bed and breakfast. All take place from the main lodge at Scoop Lake (air access only) or you can camp out at a rustic, self-contained outpost cabin on sixteen other lakes.
- Tetsa River Recreational Services M=358, KM=558
- Web: Tetsa River Recreational Services
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: (250) 774-1005
- See the Wokkpash Valley while wildlife viewing, wilderness fishing or taking photos. Guided horseback trips for ages 8 and up, and all abilities from one day to several.
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Self-Guided Route Information
Muskwa River: (Fort Nelson) M=300 KM=454
A river launch with ample parking leading up-river into the Northern Rocky Mountains Provincial Park by way of the Muskwa, Tuchodi or Gatho Rivers or downstream to Nelson Forks and onto the Liard River.
Muskwa River: (Alaska Highway) M=321 KM=520
An unmarked turnoff leads to a river edge launch with ample parking leading up-river into the Northern Rocky Mountains Provincial Park. This is a quicker route to access this park than starting at Fort Nelson Muskwa River launch.
Nelson Forks- On the Liard Highway: M=26.4 KM=42.5
A river launch, with parking on the West side of the highway after the bridge, leads up-river to the Liard River. This launch can be muddy in summer, check conditions before launching.
Toad River: M=405 KM=648
An unmarked turnoff leads to a river edge landing with lots of parking. It is used to lead up or down the Toad River or onto the Liard River downstream.
Skook’s Landing: M=382 KM=619
Large gravel launch on the Liard River used to access the Kechika River and on to the Gataga, Turnagain and Frog Rivers.
Please Note: All trails within the Northern Rockies are wilderness trails and should be done by experienced riders only.
Several off-loading areas leading riders into the Tetsa River Valley, Tetsa Lake, Dunedin River and the Northern Rocky Mountains Provincial Park.
Pull out to the left side of the highway going north just before reaching Tetsa River Bridge #1. This parking and off-loading area is used to access two trails. One leads south into the Tetsa Valley and the other leads north into the Dunedin River Valley.
Pull-out to the left side of the highway going North. This parking and off-loading area is used to access the Tetsa River Valley.
Stone Mountain Provincial Park M=373 KM=598
Trail leads off from Summit Lake Campground, leading into the Bathtub Creek area and the North Tetsa River Valley.
McDonald Creek M=378 KM=605
A large off-loading area used to access the McDonald Valley or further on to the Wokkpash.
Other Places of Note
Reflection Lake at Toad River is excellent habitat for moose, beaver, swans, geese and other waterfowl. Take a moment to stop at this wildlife viewing area in the heart of the Northern Rocky Mountains.
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