British Columbia

Fort Nelson

Fort Nelson - located at Mile 300 on the Alaska Highway, is a destination for adventurous tourists, anglers and hunters. It is a modern, thriving community, with a diverse economy based on foresty, oil and gas, and tourism. It is the site of Canada's largest gas processing plant and the largest wood products plant in operation in B.C. In addition to having the world famous Alaska Highway as its main street. Fort Nelson is also important point for barge traffic into the far north.

Fort Nelson is the last center of civilization in B.C. as you head north on the Alaska Highway - it boasts B.C.'s northern- most traffic light, a pedestrian crossing on the Alaska Highway.

Fort Nelson is becoming known as an eco-adventure destination ( located at the center of the massive Northern Rockies wilderness area) A full-facility golf course, 275 seat theatre, tennis courts, an outdoor aquatic center, a range of accommodation options and a full assortment of stores and businesses round out Fort Nelson's offerings.

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