There are several options for getting to the Northern Rockies and the journey to get here is all worth it.

Choose Your Own Adventure


Fly
Fort Nelson is home to the Northern Rockies Regional Airport (YYE). Central Mountain Air offers regular scheduled flights from Prince George, British Columbia. Check with Northern Rockies Adventures for non-scheduled flight options. 
 Drive from Alberta
Visitors from Edmonton, Alberta can drive west on Highway 3 and north on the Alaska Highway to Fort Nelson. The total drive from Edmonton is 1,045 km (650 mi) and can be driven in approximately 11 hours and 30 minutes. See table below for additional driving distances from destinations in BC and beyond.
 Drive from British Columbia
Visitors from Prince George, British Columbia can drive northeast on Highway 97 and north on the Alaska Highway to Fort Nelson. The total drive from Prince George is 820 km (510 mi) and can be driven in approximately 9 hours and 10 minutes. See table below for additional driving distances from destinations in BC and beyond.

 

Driving distances to and from Fort Nelson
City Kilometers Miles
Dawson Creek  454 283
Fort St John 379 236
Edmonton 1,046 650
Vancouver 1,638 1,017
Whitehorse 968 601
Yellowknife 985 612
Distances within the Northern Rockies
Location from Fort NelsonKilometersMiles
Prophet River 91 57
Tetsa River 113 70 
Summit Lake  139 86 

Toad River

189 117 
Muncho Lake  249 155 
Liard Hot Springs 305 190
Coal River 363 226
Contact Creek 455 283
Watson Lake 513 319