Mountains Recreation Area provides the visitor with varying terrain perfect
for snowmobiling, skiing and snowshoeing. The Babine Mountains are the
winter range for mountain goats.
area is located east of Smithers
off of Highway 16. Access routes include: 1. From Smithers travel east and turn left on the Old Babine
Lake Road and follow it to the Driftwood Canyon Provincial Park for
access to the Silver King Basin. 2. From Smithers travel east for 6 km and turn left on the
Babine Lake Road and follow it for 20 km to the Old Babine Lake Road
for access to the Big Onion-Ganokwa Basin. 3. Use the same directions for access to the Big Onion but
remain on the Babine Lake Road through McKendrick Pass to about kilometre
FACILITIES & ACTIVITIES
- There are four main areas for snowmobilers to enjoy: the Ganokwa
Basin area, the Harvey Mountain viewpoint, the Cronin Creek Basin
and the Four Lakes area.
and Snowshoeing - Routes include: the Silver King Basin where
over-night facilities are provided, the Lyon Creek and Harvey Mountain
Road, the Cronin Creek Basin and other smaller routes such as Hyland
Pass and McCabe Trail.
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