Top things to see and do in Taylor
When you're travelling to this northern B.C. community, make sure to visit these top attractions
The District of Taylor has a great deal to offer - from historical attractions to outdoor activities.
Here are just a few of the highlights you won't want to pass up when you visit.
Located in Peace Island Park, the Rocky Mountain Fort Museum pays homage to an original North West Company fort founded in 1796. It was the first non-native settlement in mainland B.C. While some artifacts displayed came from the original fort, there are other items from throughout the Peace River region. There is an impressive collection of animal pelts on display from the early fur trade era.
In the northeast corner of Taylor, you can find this par-72, 18-hole championship golf course. The course amenities are newly upgraded, and guests can make use of practice greens, a heated driving range, pro shop, cart and equipment rental, spacious change rooms and golf lessons with a CPGA pro. There is also a licensed lounge and dining area, seven televisions, barbecue area and covered patio.
This regular event is always a huge success, bringing together people of all ages who want to try their hand at gold panning. Guests can watch junior to expert gold panners compete for trophies, see the gold panning parade and shop for locally made arts and crafts. The event typically also includes a dinner, children's activities and a range of other events and entertainment.