The North Thompson Valley
North Thompson Valley British Columbia — Wilderness Just a Step Away. Discover a land of endless adventures — where rivers run wild and waterfalls thunder, where Canadian wildlife roam free and the snowfall is epic. Find yourself here, awed by Canada’s rugged beauty and charmed by the people who call this place home. Come play in an untamed wilderness — in the heart of British Columbia’s central interior.
During spring, watch the snow recede up tree lines, and see your opportunities for adventure multiply. Lace-up your hiking boots and explore the great wonders of our region. Trek along the frosty shores of Berg Lake on its trail to seek out the highest peak of the Canadian Rockies, Mount Robson. Witness the majesty and ferocity of Canada’s Waterfall Park, Wells Gray Provincial Park. In spring, glacial runoff courses through the veins of the Wells Gray, providing a spectacle unmatched in Western Canada.
Enjoy the duality of our region in Valemount, in early spring, snowmobilers are still filling their heart’s content, while mountain bikers are tuning up their bikes to ride down the many trails. Time slows down a little in Barriere, embrace the western influence here and explore trails on horseback or kick your feet up and cast a line in one of the area’s surrounding lakes. Heck, it’s never too early to get out for a paddle on Murtle Lake in Blue River.