Come play in Blue River, the jewel of the Yellowhead where sparkling glacier-fed lakes, breathtaking mountain peaks and intriguing wildlife beckon you outdoors. Discover our charms – deep powder skiing at Mike Wiegele's Heli Ski Resort; snowmobiling back country bowls, steep and deep with powder, bear watching in their own habitat, paddling the yawning expanse of Murtle Lake; camping in our vast wilderness; or chilling out at Eleanor Lake, the hub of family fun come summertime.

Are you ready to step outside your door and into a mountain of adventure? Click on the tiles below to find out just how many ways there are to play in Blue River and Avola!

 

Wildlife

Wildlife

Experience Wildlife Most People Only See on TV Get goosebumped gazing at bears and their young playing and grazing forested shores just metres away. Be mesmerized watching eagles and osprey conduct...

Trails

Trails

Take the Path Less Travelled Hike and ride a skyline full of mountain trails. ATV to an alpine picnic. Watch elk, bear and moose ramble through the forest. Cushion your step...

Tours

Tours

Guided Expeditions The rugged and raw Monashee and Cariboo mountains surrounding Blue River just invite exploration, summer and winter. Even if you don’t have a lot of outdoor experience, guided excursions...

Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling

Riding Free – Snowmobiling Blue River Step into your boots. Strap on your helmet. Pilot your own snow machine. Play “follow the leader” through wilderness trails and backcountry bowls glimmering in...

Skiing

Skiing

Break Your Own Trail Make your mark. Break your own trail. Experience high alpine skiing in quiet solitude. Clip into your skis and slide through waist-deep powder so dry, it feels...

Murtle Lake

Murtle Lake

Paddle Our Wilderness Bounded by ancient lava beds, Murtle Lake, is at the eastern end of Wells Gray Provincial Park and is the largest lake in North America that does not...

Lakes, Rivers & Fishing

Lakes, Rivers & Fishing

Explore the Heart of our Watery Wilds Angle for adventure. Drop your line in our lakes and rivers where both fishing and wildlife are the star of the show. Paddle a...

Geocaching

Geocaching

The Ultimate Game of Hide & Go Seek Get beyond the beaten path. Meet new people. Find hidden treasure in unexpected places. Decode a clue. Solve a mystery. Swap out newfound...

Camping

Camping

Classic Canadian Camping Whether it’s roughing it, backcountry camping around Murtle Lake, or camping in one of our RV Parks, Blue River is all about classic, Canadian camping. Pitch you tent,...