Northern British Columbia

The marvels of RVing in northern British Columbia

Untouched wilderness, fascinating history and a lively culture make northern B.C. a must-see for RVers

Tumbler Ridge BC
Northern B.C. is attracting RVers in droves. — Photo courtesy Larry Erlendson

Northern B.C. is a captivating region, long considered a dream destination for travellers. On any given day, you may find yourself standing at the base of towering mountains and glaciers, or getting Instagram-worthy pics of a crystal-clear lake—no matter what you’re doing there, this region has a way of making happy memories.

These are a few of the top northern B.C. destinations for RVers to visit:

—Photo courtesy Larry Erlendson

Tumbler Ridge

Tumbler Ridge has more than its share of attractions to entice RVers. To begin with, visitors can see a waterfall that stands even higher than Niagara Falls, and then head off to check out the Dinosaur Discovery Museum. 

Check out our articles about RVing in Tumbler Ridge.

—Photo courtesy Tourism Dawson Creek

Dawson Creek

Dawson Creek serves as the starting point of the Alaska Highway, a historic roadway that stretches from Dawson Creek to Delta Junction in Alaska. RVers frequently enjoy driving this scenic route, admiring the forests and mountain ranges along the way. Dawson Creek also offers a range of cultural attractions—including museums, art galleries, and festivals—that showcase the history and traditions of the area. 

Check out our articles about RVing in Dawson Creek.

—Photo courtesy the Chetwynd International Chainsaw Carving Championship


Chetwynd is a scenic little town located in the Peace River Regional District. RVers can enjoy hiking, fishing, hunting, boating, and other outdoor activities in the nearby Kiskatinaw Provincial Park and Pine Le Moray Provincial Park. Chetwynd is also home to the Chetwynd International Chainsaw Carving Championship, which draws artists from around the world to create incredible works of art. 

Check out our articles about RVing in Chetwynd.

—Photo courtesy Village of McBride


Among other reasons, RVers visit McBride for its outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town hospitality. Tucked away in the Robson Valley, McBride is surrounded by the Rockies and the Cariboo Mountains. Visitors can take a stroll through the nearby parks, such as Mount Robson Provincial Park, which offers hiking, fishing, and camping. The nearby McBride Peak and the Ancient Forest are also popular destinations for those who want to experience the beauty of old-growth forests. You can also participate in local events, such as the Robson Valley Music Festival and the Pioneer Days Weekend

Check out our articles about RVing in McBride.

— Photo courtesy Two Rivers Gallery

Prince George

Prince George is surrounded by stunning forests, mountains, and lakes, making it an ideal destination for RVers who love to explore the outdoors. It's also home to many museums, galleries, and cultural events, such as the Two Rivers Gallery and the Prince George Symphony Orchestra. The city has several RV parks and campgrounds offering full hookups and other amenities that RVers look for when planning their travels.

Prince George is also known as the gateway to Northern B.C., offering you a chance to explore other destinations in the region, such as Yukon and Alaska.

Check out our articles about RVing in Prince George.

The Bulkley Valley Music Festival. — Photo Courtesy Tourism Smithers


The friendly community of Smithers, B.C., offers the perfect mixture of convenient amenities and a vast natural playground. RVers also come here for annual events, such as the Midsummer Music Festival and the Bulkley Valley Folk Music Festival.

Check out our articles about RVing in Smithers.

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