Coast Inn of the North

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Local Guide

Things We Love to Do in Prince George

We don’t just work here, we live and play here, too. These are some of our favourite spots you won’t want to miss while you’re in town. We’ve highlighted a few well-known attractions as well as a couple of local gems you may not have heard about, but we think are well worth a visit. Need more hints about where to go and what to do? Just ask! We’d love to give you the inside scoop.

Explore the Traditional Territory

Established in 1882, the traditional First Nation territory we’re located in stretches over 4.3 million hectares, from the impressive Rocky Mountains to the beautiful interior plateau, including the City of Prince George.

The Exploration Place

Get hands-on with science and history at this wonderful museum. A great stop for the whole family.

Forests for the World

The perfect place to get away from it all: 15 kilometers of trails and a beautiful lake for fishing. A short hike up to the main lookout provides a terrific view of the city.

Barkerville

Make sure to pay a visit to this one-of-a-kind historic town. Unlike many gold rush towns from this era (which have long since disappeared), Barkerville is thriving. Take a tour to get the inside scoop!

Theatre NorthWest

TNW is a regional theatre dedicated to bringing our audience a wide range of plays drawn from the contemporary Canadian and International repertoire. Actors and other theatre professionals are contracted for each production from across Canada to work with our resident staff in order to bring together a four-play season which runs from September to May.

Pine Centre Shopping Mall

Pine Centre Mall has undergone significant renovations over the past several years including a completely renovated food court, public washrooms and mall entranceways. We also have all new vending machines, kiddie rides, photo booth and coin operated massage chairs!

The Ancient Forest

Trekking 113 km east of Prince George, you’ll find a unique and beautiful ecosystem. The Ancient Forest is an inland wet-temperate rainforest—a forest ecosystem that combines attributes of both the coastal wet-temperate rainforests of British Columbia and adjacent boreal forests of Alberta and the far north.

Farmers’ Market

The vibrant Prince George Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday, year round. Come sample some of the wonderful produce and artisan goods and listen to a bit of live music while you wander.

Northern Sports Centre

This Fascinating Facility is the result of a unique partnership between the City of Prince George and the University of Northern British Columbia, which recognizes the importance of linking sport, education, and the community. It is home to the University’s Varsity Basketball and Soccer teams and is the Northern Health Hub for various user groups, teams, companies, and individuals of all ages.

Ginters Dog Park

This park has dirt and gravel trails, it also serves as an off-leash dog park. Used by hikers bikers and runners, there are lots of trails connecting to UNBC and the Exhibition Park grounds.