Terrace is a city on the mighty Skeena River approximately 115 kilometres (71 mi) east from its mouth at the Pacific Ocean. Situated on the Skeena River and nestled in the Coast Mountains,Terrace offers unparalleled outdoor activities, including world-class steelhead and salmon fishing, wilderness adventures, lava beds and a chance to see the rare Kermode bear. The lush forests in the area consist primarily of cedar, hemlock and balsam. The boasts several natural and developed hotsprings.
Terrace is rich in history and culture. Indigenous peoples have inhabited Northwest BC for over 10,000 years. This region is one of the oldest continuously occupied regions of the world and, long before European contact, was one of the most densely populated areas north of Mexico.
West of Terrace is Port Edward (132 km) and Prince Rupert (144 km). East of Terrace is Smithers (203 km), and Prince George (573 km). And South is Kitimat (58 km). Also east of Terrace is Kitwanga (91 km) and New Hazelton (139 km).