• Regular daily flights to and from Vancouver are available at Smithers and Terrace. Passenger train service on VIA Rail is available at New Hazelton, as is twice daily Greyhound bus service. Connections with the B.C. and Alaska State Ferry systems are made at Prince Rupert.

    At Kitwanga, 50 km west of the New Hazelton, the Stewart-Cassiar Highway 37 heads northward to the Yukon and Alaska. Highway 37 is a newer and shorter route to the northland than the Alaska Highway 97.

    Medical students and residents do not need a vehicle during their rural rotation.

    Regular daily flights to and from Vancouver are available at Smithers and Terrace with West Jet and Air Canada.

    Bus Service
    Greyhound offers bus service to Hazelton. Please check online for current fares and detailed schedules.

    Car Rentals
    National Car Rental is located at the Smithers Regional Airport.

  • The Village of Hazelton‘s administration provides valuable information about the community, relocation and local businesses.

    Banking for this community is available in New Hazelton. There is a Bulkley Valley Credit Union.

    Hazelton is in Coast Mountains School District #82.

    John Field Elementary (K-7, 151 Students)
    Box 240
    Hazelton, BC, V0J 1Y0
    P: 250 842-5313 | F: 250 842-6250

    New Hazelton Elementary (K-7, 176 Students)
    Box 220
    New Hazelton, BC, V0J 2J0
    P: 250 842-5777 | F: 1 888 608-8179

    Hazelton SDA School (K-6, 16 Students)
    Box 328
    New Hazelton, BC, V0J 2J0
    P: 250 842-6272 | F: 250 842-0073

    Hazelton Secondary (8-12, 356 Students)
    Box 300
    Hazelton, BC, V0J 1Y0
    P: 250 842-5214 | F: 250 842-5254

    Stekyoden School (10-12, 21 Students)
    Box 305
    New Hazelton, BC, V0J 2J0
    P: 250 842-6613

    Visitor Center
    Hazelton Area Tourist Information Centre
    4070 Churchill Road
    New Hazelton, BC, V0J 2J0
    P: 250 842-6071 | F: 250 842-6271

  • Recreational facilities available to Hazelton residents include baseball diamonds, an ice arena, a curling arena, and tennis courts. A variety of service and special interest clubs and organizations are active in the community.

    The Hazelton area is popular with outdoor enthusiasts. Nearby rivers offer excellent fishing, canoeing and rafting, and on more solid ground, there is ample opportunity for hiking, camping, wildlife viewing and trail rides.

    The Hazelton area experiences a moderate climate with some rain and considerable snowfall. Summer temperatures average around 15 degrees Celsius and winter temperatures average around -9 degrees.