• Airlines
    The closest major airport is Fort Nelson Airport (Northern Rockies Regional Airport), serviced by Central Mountain Air.

    Prince George Airport is located a 10 hour drive south from Fort Nelson. Air Canada, West Jet, Northern Thunderbird Air and Central Mountain Air all have flights into Prince George.

    Bus Services
    Greyhound offers bus service to Fort Nelson. Please check online for current fares and detailed schedules.

    Car Rentals
    National and Budget are located at the airport.

    Taxi Services
    JGN Taxi
    5231 – 44th Street
    Fort Nelson, BC, V0C 1R0
    P: 250 774-4477

    Northern Lights Taxi
    Box 660
    Fort Nelson, BC, V0C 1R0
    P: 250 774-3444

  • The Fort Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce provides valuable information about the community, relocation and local businesses.

    Fort Nelson has a Scotiabank, CIBC and North Peace Savings & Credit Union.

    Fort Nelson is in Fort Nelson School District #81.

    Chalo School (K-12, 130 Students)
    RR#1, Mile 293 Alaska Highway
    Fort Nelson, BC, V0C 1R0
    P: 250 774-7651 | F: 250 774-7655

    Fort Nelson Secondary (8-12, 392 Students)
    Box 90
    Fort Nelson, BC, V0C 1R0
    P: 250 774-6958 | F: 250 774-2598

    G W Carlson Elementary (K-4, 165 Students)
    Box 810
    Fort Nelson, BC, V0C 1R0
    P: 250 774-6941 | F: 250 774-6988

    J S Clark Elementary (K-4, 129 Students)
    Bag 6500
    Fort Nelson, BC, V0C 1R0
    P: 250 774-3145 | F: 250 774-2598

    R L Angus Elementary (5-7, 180 Students)
    Bag 750
    Fort Nelson, BC, V0C 1R0
    P: 250 774-2738 | F: 250 774-2598

    Toad River Elem-Secondary (1-10, 9 Students)
    Box 87
    Fort Nelson, BC, V0C 1R0
    P: 250 232-5491 | F: 250 232-5492

    Visitor Center
    Fort Nelson Visitor Centre
    5500 Simpson Trail
    Fort Nelson, BC, V0C 1R0
    P: 250 774-6400

  • In Fort Nelson, play a round of golf at Poplar Hills Golf Course or hike the Fort Nelson Demonstration Trails. Both locations convert into great cross-country ski areas during winter. While golfing, hiking or cross-country skiing, watch for amazing wildlife.

    The country around Fort Nelson is enormous, which makes it worthwhile to spend a few days exploring the surrounding area. Take advantage of terrific camping and hiking at Andy Bailey and Tetsa River regional parks, as well as Stone Mountain, Muncho Lake, and Liard River Hot Springs provincial parks, all of which are located along the Alaska Highway. Boat into wilderness areas like the Muskwa, Fort Nelson, Prophet, and Racing Rivers, or enter the backcountry by ATV on designated routes, by horseback, or by snowmobile.

    Text courtesy: Hello BC-Fort Nelson