George Night Lights
George is the largest service centre for the northern part of British
Columbia; perfectly situated at the crossroads of two major highways and
a fur trading fort, Prince George now has all the modern amenities amidst
a sea of natural attractions that entice visitors from around the world.
Scenery. Photo: Initiatives Prince George
well as serving the north as an economic centre, Prince George is also
home to the University of Northern British Columbia, providing students
from northern BC with more educational opportunities.
the visitor, there are many activities to keep busy.
in a concert at the CN Centre, Prince George
are walking tours of the Heritage River Trails, an intriguing Railway
Museum, historical Fort George Park and more. Touchwood Tours offers forestry
tours at (www.touchwoodtours.com).
outside the city, the surrounding countryside can provide you with countless
opportunities for camping, fishing, skiing, boating, swimming and more.
you want to take advantage of the many activities and attractions in the
city itself or wish to explore the countryside, you will never be at a
loss for things to do.
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Museum . Photo: Initiatives Prince George
Summer Average: 15 C
Average: -12 C
Prince George is conveniently located at the crossroads of Highways
16 and 97. Commercial air, bus and rail service is available.
Rivers Gallery. Photo: Initiatives Prince George
Numerous private and provincial campsites dot the area. Modern motel/hotel
accommodations are available in the city with a number of resorts and
Lake Picnic Area. Photo: Initiatives Prince George
Facilities & Activities: golf courses, ice & curling rinks,
tennis courts, pools, parks, ball diamonds, trails, forest tours, hiking,
biking, fishing, boating, swimming, kayaking, waterskiing, camping, hunting.
George is a great place for family activities!
Attractions: Railway Museum, Heritage River Trails, Regional Museum,
South Fort George, Hudson Bay Slough Bird Sanctuary, Symphony Orchestra,
Two Rivers art gallery, Fraser & Nechako Rivers
Photo: Initiatives Prince George
- Mardi Gras
- Dance Festival
- Music Festival
- May Days, Children's Festival
- Canada Day, Country Music Festival
- exhibition, Food Festival
- First Night
1300 First Ave,
Prince George, BC, V2K 2Y3.
Tel: 250-562-3700 or 1-800-668-7646