Valemount, BC, Canada
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Valemount, British Columbia

Get inspired --- Get out of your comfort zone --- Get to Valemount for a BC Rocky Mountain vacation where the mountains will move you.

Three majestic mountain ranges serve as inspiration and setting for hundreds of outdoor adventures in the charming Village of Valemount, in the North Thompson region of British Columbia. Here you can feel your adrenaline rush as you explore acres of snowmobile terrain … create your own tracks heli skiing through inches of fresh powder … let your imagination take flight as hundreds of birds lift off as one from Cranberry Marsh … or catch your breath after a hike through BC's unspoiled backcountry in Mount Robson Provincial Park just a couple hours north of Kamloops.

Planning a Rocky Mountain vacation? Valemount is the ideal place to start. Nestled in a valley created by the awe-inspiring Cariboo, the Monashee and Rocky Mountains, the Village of Valemount has earned its reputation as a year-round playground for travelers to British Columbia, with hundreds of exciting and inspiring activities. In the charming community and area around Valemount you can discover a fishing paradise at Kinbasket Lake. You'll discover the smell of fresh, clean mountain air, pull your children and grandchildren close as you share the wonder of copper-colored Chinook salmon spawning, or raft or paddle our scenic rivers where travelers of all ages can go with the flow.

This friendly spot on Yellowhead Highway 5 is home to a little more than 1,000 people, and several fuel stations, charming diners and restaurants, outdoor guides and attractions, and even one golf course are waiting for you! In the community of Valemount you'll find more than 500 hotel rooms ready for visitors who appreciate the wide variety of outdoor adventures this Rocky Mountain destination has to offer. We are proud to be the home of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, and a short drive from Jasper National Park.

During the Winter, Heli skiers from around the world come to Valemount to create their own tracks through our pristine powder. Nature lovers from Alberta and the world over come to recharge and leave city stresses behind. And snowmobilers describe our mountains as "first-class," "amazing" and "the ultimate ride." Whether you're looking for a little time to lay back, or prefer a mountain adventure laid at your feet, Valemount is the place for your summer get-away.

Our charming village in the Canadian Rockies offers spectacular scenery and countless Summer outdoor recreation options. Turn your back on stress and traffic … take a deep breath of fresh mountain air … and turn to Valemount for a summer vacation that your friends, children and grandchildren will talk about for years to come. Have you wanted to go camping with your family in the backcountry? Take a helicopter ride? Gently raft down a river? Even if you're just passing through Valemount, you could surprise your family (and yourself) and create some wonderful memories.

In the travel business, they call fall and spring the "shoulder seasons." In the community and region around Valemount though we call them two more reasons for a getaway that's head and shoulders above the rest. There's a little something for everyone's tastes in Valemount, in BC's North Thompson region, during the spring and fall. You might consider some spring sledding (three mountain ranges yield trails for snowmobiling through June).

Comfort and charm combine to make Valemount the perfect stop for visitors to BC … those on their way from Edmonton to Vancouver … or from Vancouver to Jasper National Park. Enjoy quality lodging with more than 30 quality hotels, motels, inns and bed and breakfast options. Our small BC village also offers a family-friendly restaurant for every pocketbook. Enjoy a terrific meal surrounded by awe-inspiring views of the mountains.

Valemount's quiet village streets welcome travelers looking for a unique gift with local charm - or simply to replace that forgotten toothbrush. You won't find designer outlet stores or over-priced souvenirs here. But you might find a local quilter working on a one-of-a-kind piece, or an artist showing crafts inspired by the Rocky Mountain ranges that surround the Village of Valemount. The Visitor Information Centre also carries postcards and souvenirs of British Columbia, Mount Robson, Mount Terry Fox and local wildlife, so you can take home memories of your travel and adventures in the area. Count on finding everything you need (and a few items you didn't know you needed) in Valemount's shops and stores.

Whether your idea of a vacation or adventure is white knuckles and whitewater rafting, golfing on greens surrounded by breathtaking mountain scenery, hiking and camping in Mount Robson Provincial Park, or simply relaxing with family and friends … you'll find a vacation to remember in and around the community Valemount, British Columbia … home to the awe-inspiring Cariboo, Monashee and Rocky Mountains.

For more information visit our full website at:
Call: (250)566-3335

Valemount Visitor Information Centre
735 Cranberry Lake Road
PO Box 168
Valemount, British Columbia V0E 2Z0

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