7-Day Itinerary: Northern BC Road Trip

This 7-day itinerary is based on the Northern BC trip experienced by one of our lucky contest winners.

Access: Start in Williams Lake | End in Terrace 

Total duration: 7 Days

Total distance: 800 kilometres (497 miles)

Follow this itinerary for a week-long trip exploring Northern British Columbia. Travel from Williams Lake to Terrace, visiting small riding communities with remarkable trails.

Day 1: Williams Lake

Discover the riding options on more than 200 km of trail within the city limits
Enjoy lakeside laps on Fox Mountain or South Side before cooling off with a jump in the lake
Head for the Desous trail network south of town

Day 2: Prince George

Explore Pidherny Recreation Site north of town
Ride 60+ trails surrounding the University of Northern British Columbia
Get some post-ride fuel at Butella Burning, CrossRoads Brewery, or Trench Brewing & Distilling

Day 3: Fort St. James

Check out the must-ride experience of Mount Pope Trail
Spend the rest of the day exploring the trails in Mt. Pope Provincial Park
Stay overnight at lakeside Stuart Lake Provincial Park

Day 4: Burns Lake

Spend ample time exploring the trails of Boer Mountain
Camp beside the trails at Kager Lake
Tackle the 13.8 km Razorback trail

 

Day 5-6: Smithers

Explore the 22.1 km epic Cronin Pass route through Babine Mountains Provincial Park
Ride the famous plane crash gap in the Piper Recreation Area
Dine at the Alpenhorn Bistro and Bar

Day 7: Terrace

Just outside of town, enjoy shuttle laps on Copper Mountain
Ride the trails close to downtown at Terrace Mountain
Camp at the Ferry Island Municipal Campground

For more inspiration and itinerary planning for your next mountain bike trip to British Columbia, check here.