British Columbia is home to some of the most magnificent rivers
in the world. Not only are BC's rivers beautiful but you will also
be guaranteed to have the most incredible recreational opportunities
Columbia has it
Name it and British Columbia has it, from tubing down the Slocan
in the Kootenay's to snorkeling beside migrating salmon in the Nanaimo
River on Vancouver Island. Every region will provide rivers that
will give a lifetime of memories of untold beauty and endless discoveries.
That You Have To Look At!
Vancouver Coast & Mountains - Fraser, Capilano, Lynn,
Squamish and Skagit Rivers: All within an easy commute of Vancouver
offering you great whitewater possibilities, wildlife viewing
and unsurpassed scenery.
Islands - Nanaimo River, Cowichan
River and Englishman River: Rivers located on Vancouver Island
and all noted for fishing opportunities and excellent swimming
in the summertime.
Okanagan - Kettle,
Thompson and Similkameen
Rivers: Defining the history and settlement of the region
by offering transportation and irrigation possibilities for the
- Kootenay and the Columbia Rivers: Waterways that historically
defined the Kootenays with the migration of people from the United
States. Today these rivers serve the population with the energy
being harnessed by hydro electric plants.
Coast - the Fraser, Quesnel and Blackwater Rivers: Used for
transportation links during the Gold Rush Era and today allowing
sportsmen access to incredible areas in which to fish and hunt.
Hwy - Fraser, Skeena, Bulkley and the Kispiox Rivers: Allowing
world-class fishing with amazing scenery and wildlife viewing.
Highway - Peace, Muskwa, and Liard Rivers: Providing sportsman
access to world-class hunting areas and serving British Columbia
with hydro electric energy
- Iskut, Stikine, and Dease Rivers: Providing food and transportation
for the First Nations and allowing the possibility of a communication
cable link from North America to Europe.
Gwaii-Queen Charlotte Islands
- Yakoun and Tiell Rivers: Supplying Coho salmon and Steelhead
trout for the vacationing fishers as bald eagles soar overhead.
the Skeena River
- "The Powerlines"