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Nature to Enjoy
Visitors to the incredible back country
will be enchanted by its rugged beauty
and tranquility. A journey into the
northernmost reaches of the Rocky
Mountains promises a truly memorable
experience of a lifetime.
Wildscapes
NATURE TO ENJOY
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these gifts, but leave them
for others to experiences
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Never venture into any
wild or unfamiliar
environment without letting
somebody know!
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STONE MOUNTAIN PROVINCIAL PARK
The east boundary of Stone Mountain Provincial
Park is just north of Tetsa River bridge No. 2. The
Summit Pass and Wokkpash Protected Areas are
situated within Stone Mountain Provincial Park.
The highway climbs through spectacular mountain
scenery to Summit Pass. The striking rocky peaks
are often covered with snow during the summer
months. Cast a watchful eye for Stone's Sheep
and caribou.
SUMMIT LAKE PROVINCIAL CAMPGROUND
At the highest point of the Alaska Highway (4,250
ft/1,295 m), the Provincial Campground offers
gravel camping sites, water, garbage disposal and
a boat launch for the hardy recreational camper.
Although the amenities such as power hook-ups
and a sani-dump are not available, the scenery
beckons the traveler to stop for a rest. Fishing for
rainbow, lake trout and whitefish is fair. Three
marked trails provide exceptional alpine hiking
opportunities. Summit Lake is the largest water
body in the park. Rocky Crest Lake, a small
sub-alpine lake, is situated west of the pass. As
suggested by BC Parks, hikers and campers should
be prepared for all weather conditions in this
changeable climate. Always carry first aid
equipment and extra clothing and food. Since
water sources in the back country may carry giardia
or other parasites, please boil or filter all water
when in the back country.
Summit Lake
Provincial
Campground
Photos by April Moi
Photo by April Moi
STEAMBOAT MOUNTAIN
About 80 kilometres beyond Fort Nelson, you
arrive in the Northern Rocky Mountains and are
treated to your first stunning vistas of the
Muskwa-Kechika area. In this part of the region,
you can hike (take a day trip to the huge gravity-
defying Teetering Rock), enjoy the provincial
campground at Tetsa River, indulge in a bit of
river fishing, or check out your options for a
guided trail ride.
TETSA RIVER REGIONAL PARK
Private campsites are situated in the trees. Fish
for Grayling in the Tetsa River and enjoy short
hikes along the riverbank.