Attractions

Hagwilget Bridge

This suspension bridge is a breathtaking 80m (262ft) above the raging Bulkley River. It is a must see and although the walk across is scary it is very worth it. For this beautiful view take a short, scenic hike down to the river below

Roche De Boule

This majestic mountain towers over New Hazelton and offers a fantastic photo opportunity no matter the weather.

Totem Poles

Totem Poles are part of The Hazeltons' rich Gitxsan and Wet'suwet'en First Nations culture. They can be found at 'Ksan Historical Village, Hazelton, Kispiox, Kitwanga, and Gitanyow. For more information and directions please go to the Visitor Centre.

Wildlife

The Hazelton area is home to many splendid creatures. As you drive through the area watch for grizzly bears, black bears and even the rare Kermode bear. You may also see deer, moose, eagles, hawks and many other smaller creatures. Always have your camera ready as you never know when you will happen upon the next natural wonder. The river is the ideal location to see animals. If you are really lucky you may be able to see spectacular sights such as eagles and bears fishing. Everywhere you turn there is some creature to be seen, whether it be a cunning raven, a majestic bear or a shy coyote.

Hands of History

Throughout the Upper Skeena area there are signs with stories of our past placed at historic locations. You can enjoy a day-long adventure following a map to all of the signs, enjoying their stories and seeing the sites the area has to offer. This is a great way to enjoy the colourful history of the area. For maps and more information please go to the Visitor Center. 

Hazelton Farmers' Market

There are two Markets in New Hazelton during the summer months. The Country Market is Saturdays and Sundays. The Farmers Market is on Sundays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Both are located at the Visitor Centre and run from mid-May to the end of September . This is a great opportunity to by tasty treats, local meat and vegetables and local crafts.

Old Hazelton

A visit to historic Old Hazelton transports you back to the Pioneer days when riverboats were travelling the Skeena and the area was first being settled. Visit their website at www.hazelton.ca
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