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City of Terrace British Columbia
Terrace, B.C. is located in The Skenna Valley surrounded by the local Coastal Mountains, BC. Terrace, BC. gets its name from the Terraces which were cut by the Skenna River which floes though this community. Areas around Terrace, BC. are home to the rare white Kermode Bear. Attractions in and around the Terrace area: Copper River Fossil Beds, BC. - Deep Creek Fish Hatchery, BC. - Driftwood Canyon Provincial Park, BC. - Old Remo Limestone Fossil Beds, BC. - Heritage Park Museum, BC. - George Little House, BC. NOTE: For highway travel east of Terrace, B.C. - See Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Guide City of Terrace to Kitwanga (The Alaska Highway access road) via the Stewart Cassiar B.C.#37 highway.

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Point of Information
Crossing the Skeena River, BC. Photo looking at the Skeena River, BC.
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Access to Ferry Island, BC.Municipal Campground
South side of highway. 1/4 km. Nice campground. Close to City of Terrace, BC. business area. Campground offers free firewood. The campground has 103 campsites of which 25 have electrial hookups. There is no R V sewer dump. A sewer dump is located west aprox. 1 km along highway #16 at the visitor information center south side.
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Point of Information
Crossing the western branch of the Skeena River, B.C.
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City of Terrace, BC. - Access to Walmart
Signs on Walmart lot, say no overnite parking.
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City of Terrace, BC. and District Visitor Information Center
South side of highway. There is a free R V sewer dump located at this visitor information Center. Staff are very helpfull and know the area very well.
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2.9
Access to Shopping Mall

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4.3
Services fuel at highway
Gas, diesel.
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Junction of Nisga'a Highway, BC.
North access to communities of Rosswood, BC. New Alyansh, BC. Nass Camp, BC. North access 100kms to Nisga'a Memorial Lava Bed Park Provincial Park, BC. The Nisga'a, BC. alkali basalt flow is one of the youngest and most accessible volcanic features in British Columbia. The guided volcanic tours offer the park visitor a chance to hike 3 km through a scenic old growth forest and past a variety of volcanic features to a view area overlooking the crater. Camping; This park offers 16 vehicle accessible campsites. This park has several day-use/picnic areas. One is located at Vetter Falls, BC. another at Lava Lake, BC. and also, the Visitor Information Centre.
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Access to lodging

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6.6
Access to R V Park Campground

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Access to R V Park Campground

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Access to lodging
North side of highway.
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Roadside highway turnout
Paved turnout, no services. North side of highway.
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Fisherman's Memorial Park, BC.
Access to boat launch site. South side of highway.
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Point of Information
Crossing the Kalum River, BC. The Kalum River flows from the Coastal Mountains north of Terrace into Kalum Lake and into the lower river, which has a turbulent canyon, then on into the Skeena River, B.C. on the west edge of the city of Terrace, BC.
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Services fuel at highway
Gas, diesel, propane.
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8.8
Roadside highway turnout
Large paved turnout, no services. South side of highway.
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Roadside highway turnout - View Point area
Large paved turnout, no services. South side of highway
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Point of Information
Crossing the Zymoetz, River BC. The Zymoetz, River is also called the Copper River
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11.5
Access to a Bed and Breakfast
South side of highway.
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18.2
View from highway
Driving west on the Yellowhead Highway, BC.
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19.0
Roadside highway turnout
Large paved turnout, no services. South side of highway
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21.0
Point of Information
Crossing Scree Creek, BC.
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21.5
View from highway
Driving west on the Yellowhead Highway, BC.
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23.5
Point of Information
Crossing Delta Creek, BC.
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View from highway 78/nc
Driving west on the Yellowhead Highway, BC.
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Point of Information
Crossing the Thames River, BC.
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Access to Shames Mountain Ski Area
North of highway. Located right on the north Pacific storm track, Shames Mountain is renowned amongst hard-core skiers and riders as offering some of BC's very best lift-serviced out of bounds backcountry skiing ? perfect for those riders who are equipped with avalanche beacons and safety equipment?and who know how to use them.
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Access to Lodging
South side of highway.
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View from highway
Driving west on the Yellowhead Highway, BC. Photo looking at the Skeena River, BC.
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Roadside highway turnout - View Point Rest Area
Picnic tables, toilets, rest area is by the Skeena River. South side of highway.
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38.6
Point of Information
Crossing the Exstew River, BC.
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Roadside highway turnout
Gravel turnout no services. South side of highway.
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View from highway
Driving west on the Yellowhead Highway, BC.
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Point of Information
Crossing Andesite Creek, BC.
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Roadside highway turnout
Gravel turnout, no services. South side of highway.
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View from highway
Driving west on the Yellowhead Highway, BC.
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Roadside highway turnout
Gravel turnout, no services. North side of highway.
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Point of Information
Crossing Polywog Creek, BC.
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View from highway
Driving west on the Yellowhead Highway, BC.
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View from highway
Driving west on the Yellowhead Highway, BC.
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View from highway
Driving west on the Yellowhead Highway, BC.
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View from highway
Driving west on the Yellowhead Highway, BC.
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Access to Exchamsiks River, BC. Provincial Park
Exchamsiks River Provincial Park offers visitors two day use areas. On the west side of the river, there is a single paved boat launch available for public use year round. On the east side of the river, there is a day use area that allows visitors to walk a short interpretive trail through the old growth forest.
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Access to boat launch
To access the Exchamsiks River, BC. North side of highway.
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Point of Information
CRossing Slick and Slide Creek, BC.
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View from highway
Driving west on the Yellowhead Highway, BC.
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Roadside highway turnout
Small gravel turnout, no services. North side of highway
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Roadside highway turnout
Gravel turnout, no services. South side of highway.
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Point of Information
Crossing Polymar Creek, BC.
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Point of Information
Crossing Backwater Creek, BC.
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Point of Information
Crossing Snow Creek, BC.
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Point of Information
Crossing Snowbound Creek, BC.
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Point of Information
Crossing Swamp Creek, BC.
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Roadside highway turnout - Rest Area - View Area
Picnic tables, toilets, information sign. South side of highway.
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View from highway
Driving west on the Yellowhead Highway, BC.
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Point of Information
Crossing Log Creek, BC.
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Roadside highway turnout - View Point area
Small gravel turnout, no services. South side of highway.
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Point of Information
Crossing Agate Creek, BC.
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Roadside highway turnout
Rough gravel turnout, no services. North side of highway.
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Roadside highway turnout - View Point area
Paved turnout, no services. South side of highway.
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Point of Information
Crossing Salt Creek, BC.
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Access to View Point Area
No services.
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99.7
Point of Information
Crossing the Khyex River, BC. - Photo looking at The Khyex, River, BC.
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Point of Information
Crossing Marginosh Creek, BC.
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Point of Information
Crossing Antiginish Creek, BC.
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103.5
Point of Information
Crossing Inver Creek, BC.
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Roadside highway turnout - View Point area
Paved turnout, no services. South side of highway.
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107.5
Point of Information
Crossing Aberdeen Creek, BC.
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Roadside highway turnout - View Point area (Port Edward View Point Area)
Large turnout maintained by the District of Port Edward, BC. South side of highway.
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Roadside highway turnout Chain up area
Long paved turnout. South side of highway.
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112.8
Point of Information
Crossing McNeil Creek, BC.
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Point of Interest
Rainbow Summit, BC. - 160 mtrs.
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Roadside highway turnout
Large paved turnout, no services. North side of highway.
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Roadside highway turnout - View Point area
Gravel turnout, no services. South side of highway.
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Access to boat launch
South side of highway.
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121.7
Point of Interest
C.B.C. Radio 860 AM.
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Access to Prudhomme Lake, BC. Provincial Park Campground
North of side of highway. A small, forested lakefront campground only a short distance east of Prince Rupert, BC. Nearby Diana Lake, BC. Provincial Park provides opportunities for a variety of day-use activities. Prudhomme Lake Provincial Park Campground. Camping: This park offers 24 vehicle accessible campsites. Sites range from small to medium sizes. Open May 15 - September 15. No day-use or picnic facilities.
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Roadside highway turnout
Paved turnout, no services. North side of highway.
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Point of Information
Crossing Diana Creek, BC.
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Access to Diana Lake, BC. Provincial Park
South side of highway. Day use park no campground. There are grassy areas and a covered picnic shelter for picnicking. The beach is sandy/rocky. Fire rings are available. This park has only pit toilets. This park offers a wide variety of water-oriented activities. Sunbathing, swimming and canoeing are popular activities at this lakefront park. It also has a fascinating nature trail that winds through lush coastal rainforest. All five species of Pacific salmon, as well as steelhead, rainbow trout and dolly varden can be found in the lakes and creeks around this park. Observe spawning salmon in Diana Creek, BC. in August and September.
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Roadside highway turnout
No services.
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Access to Roadside highway turnout
With garbage barrel. South side of highway.
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Access to the community of Port Edward, BC.
South side of highway. Port Edward, BC. was named after King Edward VII. In the early years there were apx. 200 canneries operating around here during the boom of the fishing industry. Attractions around Port Edward is The North Pacific Historic Fishing Village. The North Pacific Historic Fishing Village is a National Historic Site. Stroll wooden boardwalks and the main cannery building to see working antique belt-driven equipment, walk-through displays. Daily tours. Photo taken at The North Pacific Historic Fishing Village, BC.
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Access to The North Pacific Historic Fishing Village, BC
Photos taken at The North Pacific Historic Fishing Village, BC.
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The North PacificNational Historic Fishing Village, BC
Photos taken around The North Pacific Historic Fishing Village, BC. The historic sign reads ' The Inverness Cannery - The developing provincial salmon fishing industry spread northward when the Inverness Cannery opened here in 1876. The first cannery in British Columbia, it took advantage of the abundant sockey salmon runs up the Skeena River to challenge the dominance of thr cannneries along the lower Fraser River. Closed finally in 1950, the plant was destroyed by fire in 1973'.
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Point of Information
Crossing Galloway Rapids, BC.
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Roadside highway turnout picnic area
Picnic tables, no toilets.
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Roadside highway turnout
No services. South side of highway.
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The City of Prince Rupert, BC.
Eastern limits. Photo welcome to Prince Rupert, BC. Prince Rupert was incorporated on March 10, 1910, and is named after Prince Rupert of the Rhine. Prince Rupert was the planned western terminus for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Prince Rupert's sheltered harbour is the deepest ice-free natural harbour in North America.
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141.7
Services fuel off highway
Access to Prince Rupert Industrial Park, BC.
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Access to the City of Prince Rupert, BC.
Attractions in and around Prince Rupert, BC. Prince Rupert is a central point on the Inside Passage. Prince Rupert is also the starting point for many wildlife viewing trips including whales, eagles and grizzly bears. The Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear sanctuary features one of the densest remaining populations in North America; tours can be arranged by water or air (using float planes) departing from Prince Rupert, BC. - The National Historic Site, North Pacific Historic Fishing Village, BC. near the Skeena River. - Pacific Mariners Memorial Park - Cow Bay Waterfront - Pike Island, BC.Archeological Tour - fishing charters, halibut fishing charters, whale watching tours, Grizzly bear tours.
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Access to Prince Rupert Yellowhead Center Industrail Park

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City of Prince Rupert, BC. - 6th Ave East
Business area.
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City of Prince Rupert , BC. Cow Bay
Access to Cow Bay Visitor Information Center. This is a large information Center, with washrooms. This is the most westerly area of the Yellowhead Highway #16. Cow Bay in on the Pacific Ocean. Access to resturants, shopping area gift shops.
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City of Prince Rupert , BC. Cow Bay
Access to resturants, shopping area gift shops.
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City of Prince Rupert, BC.
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