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Chetwynd

 

Located at the junction of Highways 97 and 29, 310 km north of Prince George, BC or 102 km west of Dawson Creek. you’ll find British Columbia’s entrance to the mighty Peace River Country. Chetwynd, a playground for the nature lover and outdoor enthusiast. The District of Chetwynd is located in the foothills of the eastern slope of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. It has a population of 2,793 (2014 stats) and a trading area of about 7000 people.

In Chetwynd, enjoy leisurely river fishing or a camping trip, go hiking or try boating. Action-adventure activities in the Rocky Mountain foothills are within easy reach of Chetwynd and include mountain biking, rock climbing, and snowmobiling. Perhaps you may wish to set out on a tour of the town and marvel at the community’s more than 120 chainsaw carvings located in various places around town. Look forward to the annual Chetwynd International Chainsaw Carving Championship Invitational held the 2nd weekend of June every year.

The people of Chetwynd enjoy an excellent recreation complex with a wave pool, team-sized hot tub, sauna, six-sheet curling rink, ice arena and library.

Of the BC Provincial Parks that we operate, Moberly Lake and Gwillim Lake are within close proximity.

 

 

See the links below to find out what’s going on in Chetwynd:

The District of Chetwynd

Hello BC – Chetwynd

Chetwynd Community Calendar