first B.C. community on the Yellowhead Highway, has a history tied to railroads
and forestry. That history is reflected in Koeneman Park, minutes from town
where visitors can see a settler's hand-build log home.
The area is also
a birdwatcher's delight with waterfowl of all kinds; over 175 species
of birds have been recorded at nearby Horseshoe Lake. On the higher peaks
around McBride you can treat yourself to heli-skiing or heli-hiking. The
entire Robson Valley's exceptional scenery and recreation opportunities
draw back packers, anglers and white water enthusiasts.
McBride is also a thriving artisan community; a place you will be able
to find quality handmade local crafts.
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Summer Average: 15 C • Winter Average: -10 C
Industries: forestry, agriculture, government service industries,
construction & trade industries
The community is right on the main Highway 16 (Yellowhead). It is
220 km (136 mi.) east of Prince George and 65km (40 mi.) north of Tete
Jaune Cache. VIA Rail also makes one of its stops here.
Facilities & Activities: : golf course, recreation centre, curling/skating/roller
skating rink, ski trails, hiking trails, hiking, heli-hiking/skiing, bird
watching, white water activities, canoeing, rafting, kayaking
Attractions: Museum, Horseshoe Lake bird viewing station, McBride
Peak Look-out, Fraser River, Mt. Robson Provincial Park, summer Farmers'
Market, mill tours, museum tours, aviation sightseeing tours.
- Ladies Curling Bonspiel, Loppet Cross Country Ski Race
March - Mens Curling Bonspiel, Loggers Bonspiel
June - Golf Tournament
July - Canada Day Celebrations, Ice Cream Social
August - Fall Fair
There is camping at the nearby Konneman Regional Park. There are motels/lodges
available in and near town.
Travel InfoCentre, 100 Robson Centre
Box 2 (NW), McBride, B.C. V0J 2E0
Telephone: (250) 569-3366
BC Tourism Association
P.O. Box 2373,
Prince George, B.C. V2N 2S6
Telephone: (250) 561-0432 Fax: (250) 561-0450
Toll Free: 1-800-663-8843