Prince George, a bustling city of over 77,000, is the largest city in northern British Columbia. Prince George is situated at the confluence of the Fraser River and the Nechako River, and the crossroads of the Yellowhead Highway 16 (east-west) and the Cariboo Highway 97 (north-south). Prince George is located near the transition between the northern and southern portions of the Rocky Mountain Trench. Surrounding the City are the lake-dotted, rolling hills of the Nechako Plateau.
Vancouver, BC - 787 km (489 miles) 9 hours
Kamloops, BC - 525 km (326 miles) 6 hours
Prince Rupert, BC - 691 km (432 miles) 9 hours
Smithers, BC - 374 km (234 miles) 4½ hours
Grande Prairie, AB - 544 km (338 miles) 6 hours
Edmonton, AB - 739 km (459 miles) 8 hours
Calgary, AB - 998 km (620 miles) 11 hours