Tour The North Thompson Valley

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Blue River

A destination for recreational explorers. A series of unlimited lakes, rivers, streams and trails that challenge you to experience the ultimate wilderness in the eclectic community of Blue River. The pristine landscape is an opportunity to explore the great outdoors on mountain bike, on foot, or in a canoe. For an exhilarating adventure, take a tour on a jet boat, and in the winter months, experience heli-skiing, snowmobiling or backcountry skiing. For a slower pace, relax and unwind with a swim, or cast a line into the lake for a day of fishing. A variety of accommodations and restaurants are available to suit your needs. Our local businesses will be happy to offer information on where to start your memorable wilderness adventure. Come play in our backyard!

Things to do

  • Take a scenic jet boat tour on a glacier fed lake. Let the expert guides introduce you to the local wildlife and beautiful waterfall rainbows
  • Canoe, kayak or fish on our many lakes and rivers, including Murtle Lake, the largest non-motorized lake in North America
  • Swim, picnic and play at beautiful Eleanor Lake
  • Berry pick and bear watch
  • Lace up the ice skates and glide on frozen ponds
  • Strap on the boots and clip in for heli-skiing, backcountry or cross
    country skiing
  • Snowmobile tour in pristine champagne powder
  • Heli Sightseeing Tours with Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing and
    LR Helicopters
  • Mountain Meadow Trails - Hike, bike or enjoy a picnic amidst alpine meadows alive with colour