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our communities

The bulkley valley and lakes district regions welcome you

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Burns Lake

Burns Lake is located in the heart of the scenic Lakes District along the Yellowhead Highway 16 in Northern British Columbia. It holds a wealth of natural resources – particularly 3,000 miles of fishing.

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Telkwa

Telkwa is commonly accepted as a a native term meaning the “meeting of the waters”. It describes the picturesque joining of the Bulkley and Telkwa Rivers in the heart of the town. 

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Granisle

The Village of Granisle was originally established as a mining community on the shores of beautiful Babine Lake. Granisle is now  predominately a retirement and recreational community.

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Topley

Topley was first settled during the construction of the Grand Pacific Railway, and acted as a home base for the section crews in the area. 

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Houston

Known as the Steelhead Capital of the World, Houston is also home to the world’s largest fly rod at 60 ft long and made entirely out of aluminum. Houston is also known for its world-class snowmobiling. 

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Smithers

Smithers sits in the Bulkley River valley between the Hudson Bay Mountain range to the west and the Babine Mountain range to the east.